Fritz Drasgow has been named the dean of the university’s School of Labor and Employment Relations, pending approval by the U. of I. Board of Trustees.
An analysis of more than six decades of death rates from U.S. hurricanes by a team of University of Illinois researchers shows that severe hurricanes with a more feminine name result in a greater death toll.
Time is running out to avert severe global damage from climate change, says Don Fullerton, a finance professor and co-author of a chapter of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change's fifth assessment report.
Mutual funds are more likely to oppose a firm’s management when they are "locked-in" to a position that would otherwise trigger a capital gains tax for their investors, says research co-written by Scott Weisbenner, the James F. Towey Faculty Fellow at the College of Business.
A labor dispute serves the NCAA’s interests better than an antitrust lawsuit, which could potentially cost the NCAA millions of dollars in monetary damages, says Michael LeRoy, a professor of labor and employment relations at Illinois.