John S. Heywood

Distinguished Professor, MHRLR Director
 (414) 229-4310
 Bolton Hall 812C

Co-Editor, Education Economics:


PhD, University of Michigan
MA, University of Michigan
BA, Swarthmore College

Research Interests

Labor Economics, Industrial Organization, Location Theory, Applied Microeconomics

Current Projects

The determinants and consequences of alternative payment schemes, models of spatial price discrimination, strategic delegation.

Selected Publications

Artz, B., & Heywood, J. S. (2015, December). Performance Pay and Workplace Injury: Panel Evidence. Economica, 82(S1), 1241-1260.
Green, C. P., Heywood, J. S., & Navarro, M. (2014, May). Did Liberalizing Bar Hours Decrease Traffic Accidents? Journal of Health Economics, 35(2), 189 – 198.
Heywood, J. S., Ye, G., & Li, J. (2014, November). Per Unit vs. Ad Valorem Royalties under Asymmetric Information. International Journal of Industrial Organization, 37(1), 38 – 46.
Heywood, J. S., Ye, G., & Du, N. (2013, March). Strategic Delegation in an Experimental Mixed Duopoly. Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 87(1), 91 – 100.
Bender, K. A., Green, C., & Heywood, J. S. (2012, January (1st Quarter/Winter)). Piece Rates and Workplace Injury: Does Survey Evidence Support Adam Smith? Journal of Population Economics, 25(2), 569-90.
Heywood, J. S., & Parent, D. (2012, April (2nd Quarter/Spring)). Performance Pay and the Black-White Wage Gap. Journal of Labor Economics, 30(2), 249 – 90.
Cornelissen, T., Heywood, J. S., & Jirjahn, U. (2011, April (2nd Quarter/Spring)). Performance Pay, Risk Attitudes and Job Satisfaction. Labour Economics, 18(2), 229-239.
Heywood, J. S., Siebert, W., & Wei, X. (2007). The Implicit Wage Costs of Family Friendly Work Practices. Oxford Economic Papers, 59(2), 275 – 300.