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  • 7/9/2013Phil Ciciora, Business & Law Editor writer Phil Ciciora, Business & Law Editor by Phil Ciciora, Business & Law Editor published by Phil Ciciora, Business & Law Editor
    The Illinois economy hasn't rebounded fast enough to reach pre-recessionary levels of output, wages and employment, according to a new study from Robert Bruno, a professor of labor and employment relations on the Urbana campus.
  • 5/9/2013Phil Ciciora, Business & Law Editor writer Phil Ciciora, Business & Law Editor by Phil Ciciora, Business & Law Editor published by Phil Ciciora, Business & Law Editor
    Budget and pension woes in the state of Illinois are inextricably linked to giveaways to Big Gambling, says emeritus professor John Kindt, a leading national gambling critic.
  • 4/29/2013Phil Ciciora, Business & Law Editor writer Phil Ciciora, Business & Law Editor by Phil Ciciora, Business & Law Editor published by Phil Ciciora, Business & Law Editor
    Well-intentioned policies to make achieving tenure more family-friendly actually have negative consequences for the salaries of college faculty, says a study co-written by University of Illinois labor and employment relations professor Amit Kramer.
  • 4/22/2013Phil Ciciora, Business & Law Editor writer Phil Ciciora, Business & Law Editor by Phil Ciciora, Business & Law Editor published by Phil Ciciora, Business & Law Editor
    Manufacturing using common components can actually reduce product line cannibalization, a finding that could allow firms to improve profits, says research by Dilip Chhajed and Yunchuan Frank Liu, professors of business administration at Illinois.
  • 4/18/2013Phil Ciciora, Business & Law Editor writer Phil Ciciora, Business & Law Editor by Phil Ciciora, Business & Law Editor published by Phil Ciciora, Business & Law Editor
    Ravi S. Gajendran, a professor of business administration at Illinois, says companies with employees located around the globe can mitigate their isolation by taking a relationship-based approach in the form of a leader-member exchange.