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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.

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.

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.

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.

Benton, R., Hafeez, A., & Mun, E. (2021). Changing employment relations under a fractured corporate elite. Socio-Economic Review, 19(1), 189-218.

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