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Richard Benton

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Contact Information

504 E. Armory
M/C 504
Champaign, IL 61820
Associate Professor

Additional Campus Affiliations

Executive Director, Climate Jobs Institute, School of Labor and Employment Relations
Associate Professor, School of Labor and Employment Relations
Associate Professor, Sociology

Recent Publications

Lamare, J. R., Benton, R. A., & Tabarani, P. M. (Accepted/In press). An Empirical Analysis of Race and Political Partisanship Effects on Workplace Mobility Patterns During Lockdown, Reopening, and Endemic COVID-19. ILR Review. https://doi.org/10.1177/00197939241246510

Benton, R. A., Cobb, J. A., & Werner, T. (2022). Firm partisan positioning, polarization, and risk communication: Examining voluntary disclosures on COVID-19. Strategic Management Journal, 43(4), 697-723. https://doi.org/10.1002/smj.3352

Benton, R. A., & Kim, K. J. (2022). The Dependency Structure of Bad Jobs: How Market Constraint Undermines Job Quality. ILR Review, 75(1), 3-27. https://doi.org/10.1177/0019793920936250

Wilcox, A., McDonald, S., Benton, R. A., & Tomaskovic-Devey, D. (2022). Gender inequality in relational position-taking: An analysis of intra-organizational job mobility networks. Social Science Research, 101, Article 102622. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ssresearch.2021.102622

Benton, R., Hafeez, A., & Mun, E. (2021). Changing employment relations under a fractured corporate elite. Socio-Economic Review, 19(1), 189-218. https://doi.org/10.1093/ser/mwz008

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