Here’s a question for Illinois sports fans: Who at the University of Illinois changed the face of college football in the 1920s? If you answered Red Grange, you’d be right, but there was someone else on campus whose work led to a slew of national football titles.
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — A new paper co-written by a University of Illinois expert in labor economics finds that as businesses introduce more technology and automation into secretarial jobs, local employment increases.
A new paper co-written by a University of Illinois expert who studies labor economics says the minimum wage is an effective tool to increase the incomes of older workers who are at or near retirement and – contrary to the notion that higher minimum wages force earlier retirements – has no discernible “disemployment” effects.
Join the Department of Economics as we host our annual Illinois Homecoming Celebration! Enjoy a catered breakfast with fellow Economics Alumni, Students, Faculty, Affiliates, and Staff. We encourage you to bring your friends and family!