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- Ph.D. University of Iowa, Economics, 1984
- B.S. University of South Dakota, Mathematics and Economics, 1978
Academic & Professional Experience
- 2021-present: Emeritus Professor of Economics
- 2008-2021: 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.
- “The STEM Wage Premium across the OECD.” With Phyllis Cummins and Takashi Yamashita (forthcoming). New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development.
- “Greek Life, Academics, and Earnings.” With Austin Smith. Journal of Human
Resources 57(3), 2022: 998-1032.
- “The Gender Wage Gap and the Fair Calculations Act.” With David Macpherson. Journal
of Forensic Economics 29(1), 2020: 39-58.
- “The Affordable Care Act and the Growth of Involuntary Part-Time Employment.” With David Macpherson. Industrial and Labor Relations Review 72, August 2019: 955-980.
- “Where Does the Minimum Wage Bite Hardest in California?” with David Macpherson. Journal of Labor Research 40(1), March 2019: 1-23.
- “The Importance of Wage Growth Assumptions in Calculating Economic Damages.” With David Macpherson. Journal of Forensic Economics 27(2), December 2018: 127-144.
- "What do unions do to pension performance?." With David Macpherson. Economic Inquiry 52.3 (2014): 1173-1189.
- The 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.
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
William Even is Emeritus Professor of Economics in the Farmer School of Business Administration at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. He is a research fellow with the Employee Benefits Research Institute and the Institute for the Study of Labor. He received his Bachelors degree in Mathematics and Economics from the University of South Dakota in 1978, and his PhD in Economics from the University of Iowa in 1984. His research has investigated such topics as the economics of pensions, retirement behavior, the effects of minimum wage laws in the U.S., and gender and racial differences in the labor market. His research has been funded by several organizations including the U.S. Administration on Aging, the U.S. Department of Eduction, the U.S. Employee Benefits Security Administration, and the Employment Policies Institute. His work has been published in journals such as the Journal of Human Resources, Industrial and Labor Relations Review, Review of Economics and Statistics, Southern Economic Journal and Industrial Relations. While at Miami University, he taught more than a dozen different courses ranging from the introductory courses in economics to graduate level courses in econometrics. Professor Even also has over 20 years of experience estimating economic loss for litigation related to personal injury or wrongful death.