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William Even

Raymond E. Glos Professor in Business

Economics


Profile

Academic Background

  • Ph.D. University of Iowa, Economics, 1984
  • B.S. University of South Dakota, Mathematics and Economics, 1978

Academic & Professional Experience

  • 2008-present: Raymond E. Glos Professor of Business
  • 2013-present: Research Fellow of Scripps Gerontology Center
  • 2004-present: Research Fellow, IZA (Institute for Study of Labor).
  • 1995-present: Professor, Economics, Miami University.
  • 1994-present: Research Fellow, Employee Benefit Research Institute.
  • 1988-2004: Associate Director, Center for Pension and Retirement Research. 1990-1995: Associate Professor, Economics, Miami University.
  • 1984-1990: Assistant Professor, Economics, Miami University.
  • 1983-1984: Visiting Assistant Professor, Economics, Miami University.

Recent Publications

  • "What do unions do to pension performance?." With David Macpherson. Economic Inquiry 52.3 (2014): 1173-1189.
  • €œThe Effect of the Tipped Minimum Wage on Employees in the U.S. Restaurant Industry€, with David Macpherson, Southern Economic Journal 80.3 (2014): 633-655.
  • "Is Bigger Still Better? The Decline of the Wage Premium at Large Firms." With David Macpherson. Southern Economic Journal 78(4), April 2012: 1181-1201
  • "Growth of Participant Direction in Defined Contribution Plans." With David Macpherson, Industrial Relations 49(2), April 2010.
  • "Managing Risk Caused by Pension Investments in Company Stock." With David Macpherson. National Tax Journal, Volume 57, Issue 3, September 2009: 439-453.
  • "Pension Investments in Employer Stock" with David Macpherson. Journal of Pension Economics and Finance, Volume 7, Issue 01, Mar 2008, pp 67-93
  • "The Distributional Consequences of the Shift to Defined Contribution Plans." with David Macpherson, Industrial Relations 46 (3), July 2007: 551-581.

Honors & Awards

  • 2007: Farmer School Faculty Award for Research Excellence.
  • 2004: Selected as an IZA Research Fellow.
  • 1994-1997: Farmer School Faculty Fellow Award, Miami University.
  • 1995: Selected as an EBRI Research Fellow, Employee Benefit Research Institute.
  • 1993: Outstanding Faculty Member at Miami University, Crossing the Boundaries Program.
  • 1976: Dale Bales Economics Award, University of South Dakota.
  • 1974: William E. Ekman Mathematics Award, University of South Dakota.

Areas of Expertise

  • Labor economics
  • Pension economics
  • Econometrics

Biography

William Even is the Raymond E. Glos Professor of Business and a Professor of Economics in the Farmer School of Business at Miami University. He received his Ph.D. in economics from the University of Iowa in 1984. He is a research fellow with the Scripps Gerontology Center, the Employee Benefits Research Institute and the Institute for the Study of Labor. His recent research examines the effects of minimum wage laws, the Affordable Care Act, and public-private earnings differentials. His research has been funded by several organizations including the U.S. Administration on Aging, the U.S. Department of Labor, and the Employment Policies Institute. Even has published over 30 journal articles in a variety of outlets including the Journal of Labor Economics, the Review of Economics and Statistics, the Journal of Human Resources, Economic Inquiry, Industrial and Labor Relations Review, and Industrial Relations. His recent teaching experience includes courses in introductory micro- and macroeconomics, labor economics, and undergraduate and graduate courses in econometrics.

Courses

  • SPRING 2018
  • ECO 311 A TR 8:30-9:50, FSB 0005
  • ECO 311 C TR 10:05-11:25, FSB 0005
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Contact Information

Office Hours

  • M 1:15-3:15
  • W 9:00-11:00
  • And By Appointment

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