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Jonathan S. Leonard  - Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley. Berkeley, CA, US

Jonathan S. Leonard Jonathan S. Leonard

Professor | George Quist Chair in Business Ethics | Distinguished Teaching Fellow | Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley

Berkeley, CA, UNITED STATES

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Areas of Expertise (4)

Employee Incentives Affirmative Action Job Creation Workplace Regulation

About

Jonathan S. Leonard holds the George Quist Chair in Business Ethics at Berkeley Haas and teaches strategy and microeconomics, as well as the popular elective “Strategy, Structure, and Incentives.” As an applied micro-economist, his research focuses on labor market regulation, job turnover and incentives.

Education (3)

Harvard University: PhD, Economics

Harvard University: AM, Economics

Harvard College: AB, Economics

Honors & Awards (8)

Ulrich and Lake Award for Excellence in Human Resource Management Scholarship

2004

Russell Sage Foundation Grant

2003-2005

Earl F. Cheit Award for Excellence in Teaching, Evening MBA Program

2001

Earl F. Cheit Award for Excellence in Teaching, Full-Time MBA Program

1998

Olin Fellow, National Bureau of Economic Research

1985-1986

Regents’ Junior Faculty Fellowship, University of California

1985

Stouffer Fellowship at the Harvard-M.I.T. Joint Center for Urban Studies

1981

Earl F. Cheit Award for Excellence in Teaching, Evening MBA Program

2016

Selected External Service & Affiliations (12)

  • Congressional Testimony on Affirmative Action
  • Consultant to US Department of Labor, Assistant Secretary for Policy, Swiss National Fund, US Department of Labor, Glass Ceiling Commission, OECD, Employment and Immigration, Canada, Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin für Sozialforschung Berlin, US Department of Labor Commission on Workforce Quality and Labor Market Efficiency, Expert Panel on Technology and Employment, Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, Steering Committee, US House Committee on Education and Labor Affirmative Action Study Project, National Academy of Sciences, Panel on Technology and Employment, US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, US Department of Education, Panel on US Disability Policy, US Commission on Civil Rights.
  • 2011 – 2012, Chair, Haas Part-Time and Executive MBA Programs Committee
  • 2010 – 2011, Member, Berkeley Academic Senate Divisional Council
  • 2010 – 2011, Chair, Berkeley Academic Senate Committee on Committees
  • 2005 – 2006, Berkeley Undergraduate Outcomes Task Force
  • 2003 – 2007, Berkeley Academic Senate Committee on Admissions, Enrollment, and Preparatory Education
  • 2002-2003, Chair, Haas Policy and Planning Committee
  • 2001-2003, Chancellor’s Staff Infrastructure Steering Committee
  • 2000-2001, Chancellor’s Advisory Committee on Staff Compensation
  • 1996 – 2004, Center for Organization and Human Resource Effectiveness
  • 1998-1999, Chair, Haas MBA Committee

Positions Held (1)

At Haas since 1982

2004 – present, George Quist Chair in Business Ethics, Haas School of Business
2002, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Haas School of Business
2002 – 2004, Thomas J. Fitzmyers and Barclay Simpson Distinguished Professor of Corporate Responsibility
1999 – 2008, Chair, Economic Analysis and Policy Group, Haas School of Business
1991 – present, Professor, Haas School of Business
1989 – 1991, Harold Furst Associate Professor of Management Philosophy and Values
1989, Senior Economist, President’s Council of Economic Advisers, Washington, DC

Selected Papers & Publications (13)

Fairness and Frictions: The Impact of Unequal Raises on Quit Behavior American Economic Review

Arindrajit Dube, Laura Giuliano, Jonathan Leonard

February 2019

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Proceedings of the Labor and Employment Relations Association Proceedings of the Labor and Employment Relations Association

Jonathan S. Leonard

2013

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The Influence on Resale Prices of Labor Management Disputes in Aircraft Manufacturing Proceedings of the Labor and Employment Relations Association

J. Leonard, L. Ding, M. Kleiner, and A. Pilarski

2013

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Racial Bias in the Manager-Employee Relationship An Analysis of Quits, Dismissals, and Promotions at a Large Retail Firm Journal of Human Resources

Laura Giuliano, David I. Levine, and Jonathan S. Leonard

2011

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Customer Discrimination The Review of Economics and Statistics

Jonathan S. Leonard, David I. Levine, and Laura Giuliano

2010

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Manager Race and the Race of New Hires Journal of Labor Economics

J. Leonard, L. Giuliano, and D. Levine)

2009

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Welfare Reform, Time Limits, and Infant Health Journal of Health Economics

J. Leonard and A. Mas

2008

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The Effect of Diversity on Turnover: A Large Case Study Industrial and Labor Relations Review

J, Leonard and D. Levine

2006

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The Effects of Diversity on Business Performance: Report of the Diversity Research Network Human Resource Management

Thomas Kochan, Katerina Bezrukova, Robin Ely, Susan Jackson, Aparna Joshi, Karen Jehn, Jonathan Leonard, David Levine, and David Thomas

2003

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How Industrial Relations Affects Plant Performance: The Case of Commercial Aircraft Manufacturing ILR Review

Morris M. Kleiner, Jonathan S. Leonard and Adam M. Pilarski

2002

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Compensation Policies and Firm Productivity The Creation and Analysis of Employer-Employee Matched Data

J. Leonard, M. Van Audenrode, and B. Mulkay

1999

Corporatism Run Amok: Job Stability and Industrial Policy in Belgium and the United States Economic Policy

J. Leonard and M. Van Audenrode

1993

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Executive Pay and Firm Performance Industrial and Labor Relations Review

Jonathan S. Leonard

1990

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Teaching (3)

Strategy

MBA 299

Strategy, Structure, and Incentives

MBA 210

Economics for Business Decision Making

MBA201A

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