The 2017-2018 Fellow

Saehee Kang, Ph.D. candidate, Rutgers University. Title of research: Employee Stock Ownership and Firm Financial Performance in Different Cultures: The Moderating Effects of Uncertainty Avoidance and Social Trust.

The 2016-2017 Fellows

Qing GongQing Gong, Ph.D. candidate, University of Pennsylvania, Department of Economics.  Research Topic:  Causal effects of broad-based stock option ownership on employee retention and productivity.  Methodology:  Analysis of a detailed administrative panel data from a large NASDAQ-listed company.

Andrzej Baranski MadrigalAndrzej Baranski Madrigal, Assistant Professor, Maastricht University-The Netherlands.  (Ph.D., Ohio State University, Economics).  Research Topic:  An experimental design to test pre-distributive bargaining related to employee ownership and profit sharing.  Methodology:  Experimental economics laboratory study.

The 2013-2014 Fellow

Dan WeltmannDan Weltmann, a Corey Rosen Research Fellow, is using the National Bureau for Economic Research Shared Capitalism Research Project dataset to examine how various levels and thresholds of employee stock ownership impact employee behaviors such as effort and performance, shirking and responses to shirking, turnover, absenteeism, and a variety of employee attitudes, etc. He hopes to explore what levels of employee stock ownership trigger which employee behaviors, and to what extent. He is a Ph.D. candidate in industrial relations and human resource management at the School of Management and Labor Relations at Rutgers University.

The 2012-2013 Fellow

Ariana R. LevinsonAriana R. Levinson, a Corey Rosen Research Fellow, is using social movement theory to provide insights for workers, unions, and lawmakers on the conditions under which worker cooperatives are successfully established in order to comprehend what legal reforms would render them a more viable option in the business sector.  She is an assistant professor at the University Of Louisville Brandeis School Of Law with a J.D. from the University of Michigan Law School.

The 2011-2012 Fellows

Andrea Kim

Andrea Kim, a Corey Rosen Research Fellow, who is examining the effectiveness of broad-based profit sharing and ESOPs on employees’ work-related outcomes as well as their relations with other human resource management practices. He is a Ph.D. candidate in industrial relations and human resources at Rutgers University.

Matthew Thomas

Matthew Thomas, a Corey Rosen Research Fellow, who is addressing the geography of retirement income data sets on ESOPs and related statistical studies. He is a doctoral candidate in economics at the New School University.