Department Chair, Operations & Information Management, Isenberg School of Management, UMass Amherst, September 2018-Present
Full Professor, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, 2007-present
Professor, University of Massachusetts Amherst, August 1985-2006
Visiting Professor, The Fletcher School at Tufts University, 2007
Lecturer, University of Tennessee, September 1979-June 1983
Labor Market Outcomes
The Massachusetts Economy
Economic Indicators Analysis
Micro and Macro Economics
Director, 1979-1985, Economic Forecasting and Analysis, Tennessee Valley Authority, Knoxville, TN
Consultant, 1978-1979, Science Application Incorporated, Oak Ridge, TN
Consultant, 1975-1978, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Recent Honors & Awards
University Distinguished Teaching Award, 2013
“Latent Earning Capacity and the Race Marriage Gap,” Cogent Economics and Finance, Volume 7, June 2019 (with Michael Zimmer).
“Youth-age Characteristics as Precursors of Power Couple Formation and Location Choice”, Labour Economics, Vol. 52, 2018 (with Sofia Tano(first author),
Olle Westerland, and Michael Zimmer).“Incidence of Reported Disability among Men: Accounting for Self Selection”, Research in Economics and Management, Vol. 3, No. 1, 2018, www.scholink.org/ojs/index.php/rem(with Michael Zimmer).
“Marriage Dissolution Among American Men, 2003-2010: The Roles of Measured Earnings and Latent Selection,” Cogent Economics and Finance, Volume 5, June 2017 (with Michael Zimmer).
"All in the Family: Self Selection and Migration by Couples," Papers in Regional Science, Vol 93, No 1, March 2014 (with Kent Eliasson, Olle Westerlund, and Michael Zimmer).
"Twice Chosen: Spouse Matching and Earnings Among Women in First and Second Marriages", Social Science Journal, Vol. 50, No. 5, September 2013 (with Johanna Astrom, Olle Westerlund, and Michael A. Zimmer).
"Active Labor Market Programs and Regional Mobility of Labor: Evidence from the Swedish Recession, 1994 - 1995,"Contemporary Economic Policy, Vol. 30, Number 2, April 2012, with Olle Westerlund, and Michael Zimmer.