John S. Heywood

Distinguished Professor, MHRLR Director
 Bolton Hall 812C

Chief Editor, British Journal of Industrial Relations

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 Recent Publications

Heywood, J. S., Baktash, M., & Jirjahn, U. (2022, September). Worker Stress and Performance Pay: German Survey Evidence. Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 201, 276 – 291.
Heywood, J. S., Artz, B., & Green, C. (2021, July (3rd Quarter/Summer)). Does Performance Pay Increase Alcohol and Drug Use? Journal of Population Economics, 34, 969 – 1002.
Heywood, J. S., Green, C., & Navarro, M. (2020, September). Did the London Congestion Charge Reduce Pollution? Regional Science and Urban Economics, 84, 1 -15.
Heywood, J. S., Ye, G., & Wang, S. (2018, March). Resale Price Maintenance and Spatial Price Discrimination. International Journal of Industrial Organization, 57, 147 – 174.
Bilanakos, C., Green, C. P., Heywood, J. S., & Theodoropoulos, N. (2017, February). Do Dominant Firms Provide More Training? Journal of Economics and Management Strategy, 26(1), 67 – 95.
Heywood, J. S., Green, C. P., & Navarro, M. (2016, January (1st Quarter/Winter)). Traffic Accidents and the London Congestion Charge. Journal of Public Economics, 133, 11 – 22.
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., & Parent, D. (2012, April (2nd Quarter/Spring)). Performance Pay and the Black-White Wage Gap. Journal of Labor Economics, 30(2), 249 – 90.