Randall King

Randall King

Title: Professor, Emeritus
Dept/Program: Economics
Fax: 330-972-5356
Email: rking@uakron.edu

Research Accomplishments

Fields: Applied Microeconomics, Labor Economics, Economics of Sports


  • "The Impact of Racial Discrimination on the Early Career Outcomes of Young Men" (with Francesco Renna). Atlantic Economic Journal 35 (2007): 269-78.
  • "Has Salary Discrimination Really Disappeared From Major League Baseball?," (with Matthew C. Palmer). Eastern Economic Journal 32 (Spring 2006): 285-97.
  • "Unions and Police Productivity: An Econometric Investigation" (with Dennis Byrne and Hashem Dezhbakhsh). Industrial Relations 35 (October 1996): 566-84.
  • "Faculty Behavior, Grades, and Student Evaluations" (with Richard Stratton and Steven Myers). Journal of Economic Education 25 (Winter 1994): 5-15.
  • "The Demand for Abortion by Unmarried Teenagers" (with Dennis Byrne and Steven Myers). American Journal of Economics and Sociology 51 (April 1992): 223-35.
  • "Short Term Labor Market Consequences of Teenage Pregnancy" (with Dennis Byrne and Steven Myers). Applied Economics 23 (December 1991): 1819-27.
  • "Determinants of Long Strikes in Manufacturing, 1961-1977" (with Dennis Byrne). Social Science Review 8 (Fall 1989): 15-33.
  • "Import Penetration and Strike Activity in Manufacturing, 1961-1977" (with Dennis Byrne). Atlantic Economic Journal 15 (July 1987): 77-84.
  • "Wildcat Strikes in U.S. Manufacturing, 1960-1977" (with Dennis Byrne). Journal of Labor Research 7 (Fall 1986): 387-401.
  • "Some Further Evidence on the Rate of Return to schooling and the Business Cycle." The Journal of Human Resources 15 (Spring 1980 ): 264-72.


Ph.D., Ohio State University, 1978