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School of Labor and Employment Relations University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Eliza Forsythe

Assistant Professor

School of Labor and Employment Relations
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215 LER Building, 504 E. Armory Avenue, Champaign, IL 61820


PhD, Economics, MIT (2014)
BA, Economics and Mathematics, Mills College (2008)

Previous Employment

Postdoctoral Scholar, Upjohn Institute for Employment Research, 2014-2015

Research Interests

Labor Economics
Personnel Economics

Professor Forsythe’s research includes firm management of human resources during economic downturns, the macroeconomic effects of firms’ human resource management decisions, and firm hiring behavior.


LER 545 Economics of Human Resources

Personal Website

For more information on Professor Forsythe’s research and publications, please visit her website.