Evan Starr Directory Page

Evan Starr

Evan Starr

Associate Professor

Ph.D, Economics, University of Michigan

  • Management and Organization

  • 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.

    News

    Five Things To Know About Noncompete Clauses

    It wasn’t the most talked-about hearing on Capitol Hill this week, but for workers across the economy, the topic was vital.

    Evan…

    Read News Story : Five Things To Know About Noncompete Clauses
    Signing Away Your Right to Get a New Job

    Amazon does it. So do Jimmy John’s and many other companies. They require new employees to sign noncompete clauses, a practice now being…

    Read News Story : Signing Away Your Right to Get a New Job
    Feds to Scrutinize Noncompete Clauses

    SMITH BRAIN TRUST — The White House has announced it will confront an issue that might be producing inefficiencies in the labor market…

    Read News Story : Feds to Scrutinize Noncompete Clauses

    Research

    Show Your Work: A Plea For Better Research Methods

    New Paper Pushes Management Researchers to Show More Data

    Read the article : Show Your Work: A Plea For Better Research Methods
    How Noncompete Agreements Stifle Workers

    Evan Starr’s Latest Research Shows Low-Wage Workers Do Better Without Noncompetes

    Read the article : How Noncompete Agreements Stifle Workers
    Machine Learning Has a Flaw. It’s Gullible.

    In new research, how humans can shield ML from manipulation

    Read the article : Machine Learning Has a Flaw. It’s Gullible.

    Insights

    Americans Are Moving Less, And Not Because of COVID

    How a Stagnant Labor Market is Leading to People Staying Put

    Read the article : Americans Are Moving Less, And Not Because of COVID
    Seven Career Transition Tips From Usain Bolt

    Prepare To Win When You Make the Move

    Read the article : Seven Career Transition Tips From Usain Bolt
    Back to Top