Evan Starr Directory Page
Ph.D, Economics, University of Michigan
Evan Starr is an Assistant Professor of Management & Organization at the Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland. He received a Ph.D. in economics from the University of Michigan and a bachelor's degree from Denison University. He originally hails from Claremont, California. Starr's current research examines issues at the intersection of human capital accumulation, employee mobility, entrepreneurship, and innovation. In a recent set of projects utilizing employee-employer matched data and survey data that he and coauthors developed, Starr examined the use and impacts of noncompete agreements and their enforceability on the provision of firm-sponsored training, employee mobility and earnings, and on the creation, growth, and survival of new ventures.
It wasn’t the most talked-about hearing on Capitol Hill this week, but for workers across the economy, the topic was vital.
Amazon does it. So do Jimmy John’s and many other companies. They require new employees to sign noncompete clauses, a practice now being…
SMITH BRAIN TRUST — The White House has announced it will confront an issue that might be producing inefficiencies in the labor market…
Evan Starr’s Latest Research Shows Low-Wage Workers Do Better Without Noncompetes
New Paper Pushes Management Researchers to Show More Data
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