About Jed DeVaro
Jed DeVaro is the Wang Family Professor in the Department of Management and Department of Economics at California State University, East Bay. He received his M.A. and Ph.D. degrees from Stanford University and his B.A. from Swarthmore College, all in economics. From 1994 to 1996 he was an Assistant Economist in the research department at the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond. Professor DeVaro's research interests are in the area of personnel economics. Within this broad field, his areas of particular interest include employer decisions regarding recruitment and screening of applicants, the effects of team production on organizational performance, the role of promotions as both assignment and incentive mechanisms in firms, worker compensation, and job design. Professor DeVaro teaches both labor economics and personnel economics at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.