John S. Heywood

Distinguished Professor, MHRLR Director
 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 Recent Publications

Heywood, John S., Baktash, Mehrzad, and Jirjahn, Uwe. “Worker Stress and Performance Pay: German Survey Evidence” Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization 201. (2022): 276 – 291.
Heywood, John S., Artz, Benjamin, and Green, Colin. “Does Performance Pay Increase Alcohol and Drug Use?” Journal of Population Economics 34. (2021): 969 – 1002.
Heywood, John S., Green, Colin, and Navarro, Maria. “Did the London Congestion Charge Reduce Pollution?” Regional Science and Urban Economics 84. (2020): 1 -15.
Heywood, John S., Ye, Guanglinag, and Wang, Shiqiang. “Resale Price Maintenance and Spatial Price Discrimination” International Journal of Industrial Organization 57. (2018): 147 – 174.
Bilanakos, Christos, Green, Colin P., Heywood, John S., and Theodoropoulos, Nikolaos. “Do Dominant Firms Provide More Training?” Journal of Economics and Management Strategy 26.1 (2017): 67 – 95.
Heywood, John S., Green, Colin P., and Navarro, Maria. “Traffic Accidents and the London Congestion Charge” Journal of Public Economics 133. (2016): 11 – 22.
Green, Colin P., Heywood, John S., and Navarro, Maria. “Did Liberalizing Bar Hours Decrease Traffic Accidents?” Journal of Health Economics 35.2 (2014): 189 – 198.
Heywood, John S., and Parent, D.. “Performance Pay and the Black-White Wage Gap” Journal of Labor Economics 30.2 (2012): 249 – 90.