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

Russell Weinstein

Assistant Professor

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


PhD, Economics, Boston University, 2014
MA, Political Economy, Boston University, 2012
AB, Economics (magna cum laude), Harvard University, 2007

Research Interests

Labor Economics
Urban Economics
Economics of Education

Professor Weinstein’s research focuses on information and migration frictions in the labor market, and their effect on employer recruiting strategies, human capital investments, and firm/worker match quality. For more information, visit Professor Weinstein’s website.


LER 590EGW Economics of Gender and the Workforce