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Raising the minimum wage in Illinois to $10 per hour would stimulate the state economy but not have much of an effect on employment, according to a new study co-written by Robert Bruno, a professor of labor and employment relations on the Urbana campus.

Paper: Raise state minimum wage to stimulate Illinois economy

Author: Phil Ciciora, Business & Law Editor

Published Date:March 19, 2014

Raising the minimum wage in Illinois to $10 per hour would stimulate the state economy but not have much of an effect on employment, according to a new study co-written by Robert Bruno, a professor of labor and employment relations on the Urbana campus.

Published Date: March 19, 2014


Economics professors Stefan Krasa and Mattias Polborn have published a paper on a theory of candidate competition that accounts for the influence of both economic and cultural issues on individual voting behavior.

Swing voters hold more sway over candidates on economic issues

Author: Phil Ciciora, Business & Law Editor

Published Date:March 19, 2014

Economics professors Stefan Krasa and Mattias Polborn have published a paper on a theory of candidate competition that accounts for the influence of both economic and cultural issues on individual voting behavior.

Published Date: March 19, 2014


Madhu Viswanathan, the Diane and Steven N. Miller Professor in Business at Illinois, is the author of Subsistence Marketplaces, an e-book that focuses on the intersection of poverty and marketplaces.

New e-book explores intersection of poverty and the marketplace

Author: Phil Ciciora, Business & Law Editor

Published Date:February 27, 2014

Madhu Viswanathan, the Diane and Steven N. Miller Professor in Business at Illinois, is the author of “Subsistence Marketplaces,” an e-book that focuses on the intersection of poverty and marketplaces.

Published Date: February 27, 2014


Efforts to increase the use of workplace support programs for employees may be hindered by the impression that doing undermines job security, says research co-written by T. Brad Harris, a professor of labor and employment relations at Illinois.

Perception of job insecurity results in lower use of workplace programs

Author: Phil Ciciora, Business & Law Editor

Published Date:February 14, 2014

Efforts to increase the use of workplace support programs for employees may be hindered by the impression that doing undermines job security, says research co-written by T. Brad Harris, a professor of labor and employment relations at Illinois.

Published Date: February 14, 2014


Cultural sensitivity and a holistic approach to individuals are necessary qualities for executives working abroad, says Anupam Agrawal, a professor of business administration at Illinois.

Cultural sensitivity necessary for global business leaders, scholar says

Author: Phil Ciciora, Business & Law Editor

Published Date:January 21, 2014

Cultural sensitivity and a holistic approach to individuals are necessary qualities for executives working abroad, says Anupam Agrawal, a professor of business administration at Illinois.

Published Date: January 21, 2014