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Larry DeBrock

Josef and Margot Lakonishok Endowed Dean, College of Business and
Professor of Business Administration and
Professor of Economics


Educational Background

Ph.D., Economics, Cornell University, 1980
M.A., Economics, Cornell University, 1978
B.S., Economics, Bradley University, 1975

Positions Held

Dean, College of Business, University of Illinois, 2009
Josef and Margot Lakonishok Endowed Deanship, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2009
Professor, Department of Business Administration, University of Illinois, 2005-2009
Professor, Department of Economics, University of Illinois, 1998-2009
Interim Dean, College of Business, University of Illinois, 2008-2009
Associate Dean for Professional Programs, College of Business, University of Illinois, 2003-2009
Acting Associate Dean of Faculty, University of Illinois, 2006-2007
Associate Professor of Economics, Department of Economics, University of Illinois, 1986-1998
Assistant Professor of Economics, Department of Economics, University of Illinois, 1979-1986

Recent Publications

DeBrock, L., Hendricks, W., Koenker, R. 2004. Pay and Performance: The Impact of Salary Distribution on Firm Level Outcomes in Baseball. The Journal of Sports Economics, 5: 243-261

DeBrock, L., Hendricks, W., Koenker, R. 2003. Uncertainty, Hiring and Subsequent Performance: The NFL Draft. Journal of Labor Economics, 21: 857-886

DeBrock, L., Linke, C. 2002. Valuing Employer FICA Contributions in an Analysis of Diminished Earnings Capacity, XV: 165-172

Teaching and Research Interests

Teaches courses in introductory and micro economics and industrial competition and monopoly.

His research interest in applied microeconomics focuses on topics in industrial organization, regulatory issues, and health economics.