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Ross Azevedo

Associate Professor Emeritus
Department of Work and Organizations

Education

  • BA 1964
    Economics Univ. of California-Davis

  • MS 1966
    Cornell Univ.

  • PhD 1972
    Industrial and Labor Relations Cornell Univ.

Expertise

  • Compensation systems
  • Labor markets and discrimination
  • Collective bargaining and negotiation

Selected Works

Compensation: The American Way, with J. Scoville, Journal of International Comparative Management, 2001
The Implications of a Diverse Labor Market on Human Resources Planning and Recruitment, with R. Arvey, D. Ostgaard and S. Raghuram, Human Resource Strategies for Managing Diversity, E. Kossek and S. Lobel, eds., 1996
"Canadian-United States Experience with Comparable Worth: The View From Minnesota," with L. Roth, Labor Law Journal, 1991
"Location of Negotiations and Bargaining Behavior: My Place or Yours?," with M. Duane and Y. Rhee, Journal of Collective Negotiations in the Public Sector, 1990
"Migration, Unemployment Dispersion and the Phillips Curve," with G. O'Connell, Regional Science and Urban Economics, 1980
**"The Implications of a Diverse Labor Market on Human Resources Planning and Recruitment," with R. Arvey, D. Ostgaard and S. Raghuram, Human Resource Strategies for Managing Diversity, E. Kossek and S. Lobel, eds., 1996
** "Canadian-United States Experience with Comparable Worth: The View From Minnesota," with L. Roth, Labor Law Journal, 1991
** "Location of Negotiations and Bargaining Behavior: My Place or Yours?," with M. Duane and Y. Rhee, Journal of Collective Negotiations in the Public Sector, 1990
** "Migration, Unemployment Dispersion and the Phillips Curve," with G. O'Connell, Regional Science and Urban Economics, 1980
**"Compensation: The American Way," with J. Scoville, Journal of International Comparative Management, 2001

Current Activities

Administrative Appointments

  • Industrial Relations Curriculum Committee


  • Industrial Relations Undergraduate Committee


  • Graduate School Grievance Committee


  • Minnesota Daily Board of Directors


Community Relationships

  • Volunteer community mediator, Dispute Resolution Center, St. Paul


  • Arbitrator, Better Business Bureau of Minnesota


  • Member, Advisory Council, Southwest Community School Board of Directors, Dispute Resolution Center, St. Paul


Current Research

  • Discrimination and its impact


  • Time-dynamic aspects of equity theory


  • Lags in training response to demand changes


  • Incentive systems for employed scientists and engineers


  • Migration and labor market adjustments