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Kevin F. Hallock
Associate Professor of Economics and Labor and Industrial Relations

Educational Background

Ph.D., M.A. Economics, Princeton University, 1995, 1993
B.A. Economics, University of Massachusetts, 1991.

Positions Held

At the University of Illinois since 1995. Visiting assistant professor, Princeton University, 1998-1999.

Recent Publications

"When Unions 'Mattered': Assessing the Impact of Strikes on Financial Markets: 1925-1937," with John DiNardo, Industrial and Labor Relations Review, forthcoming. "Quantile Regression," with Roger Koenker, Journal of Economic Perspectives, forthcoming. "The Gender Gap in Top Corporate Jobs," with Marianne Bertrand, Industrial and Labor Relations Review, forthcoming. "Individual Heterogeneity in the Returns to Schooling: Instrumental Variables Quantile Regression Using Twins Data," with O. Arias and W. Sosa, Empirical Economics, 26, (March 2001). "Compensation in Nonprofit Organizations," in Research in Personnel and Human Resources Management, G. R. Ferris editor. (2000). "Changing Stock Market Response to Announcements of Job Loss: Evidence from 1970-1997," with H. Farber, in Proceedings of the Industrial Relations Research Association (May 1999). "The Timeliness of Performance Information in Determining Executive Compensation," with P. Oyer, Journal of Corporate Finance (December 1999). The Economics of Executive Pay, ed. with K. J. Murphy (Edward Elgar, 1999). "Dual Agency: Corporate Boards with Reciprocally Interlocking Relationships," in Executive Compensations and Shareholder Value: Theory and Evidence, J. Carpenter and D. Yermack, eds. (1999). "Discrimination By Gender and Disability Status: Do Workers Perceptions Match Statistical Measures?" with W. Hendricks and E. Broadbent, Southern Economic Journal, Vol. 65, No. 2 (October 1998). "Layoffs, Top Executive Pay, and Firm Performance," American Economic Review, Vol. 85, No. 3 (September 1998).

Honors and Awards

Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Grant, 2001-2002. Faculty Teaching Excellence Award, Institute of Labor and Industrial Relations, 2000. Albert Rees Award from Princeton University for most outstanding thesis in labor economics in last six years, (awarded every two years), 1999. College of Commerce Junior Faculty Research Award, 1999. U.S. Department of Labor grant, 1996. Grant from Center for Human Resource Management, 1997-98, 2000-01. American Compensation Association grants, 1997, 1998.

Teaching and Research

Teaches courses in labor economics, personnel economics for managers. Research areas include effects of layoffs on firms and workers, executive compensation, labor economics, and corporate finance.

Contact Information:
343M Wohlers Hall
1206 South Sixth Street
Champaign, IL 61820
(217) 244-9223

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