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Lawrence DeBrock
Professor of Economics

Educational Background

Ph.D., M.A. Economics, Cornell University, 1980, 1978
B.S., Bradley University, 1975.

Positions Held

At the University of Illinois since 1979. Director of undergraduate studies, Department of Economics, 1997-1999.

Recent Publications

DeBrock, L,, Hendricks, W., & Koenker, R. 2003. Uncertainty, hiring and subsequent performance: The NFL Draft. Journal of Labor Economics, 21: 857.

DeBrock, L., Arnould, R., & Gift, T. 2002. Is healthy competition healthy? Evidence from the state of Washington. Economic Inquiry, 23: 449-475.

Honors and Awards

Campus Award for Excellence in Graduate and Professional Teaching, 2001. MBA Faculty of the Year Award, 2000. Keith E. Sawyer Memorial Service Award, Executive MBA, 1999.

Academic Service

Education and Research Fund Fellow, Employee Benefits Research Institute, 1997-present.

Teaching and Research

Teaches courses in introductory and micro economics and industrial competition and monopoly. His research interest in applied microeconomics focuses on topics in industrial organization, regulatory issues, and health economics.

Contact Information:
343F Wohlers Hall
1206 South Sixth Street
Champaign, IL 61820
(217) 333-4553

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