Research by Assistant Professor Aaron Sojourner Featured in Carlson School

Assistant Professor Aaron Sojourner’s research is featured on a bulletin board inside the Carlson School. It can be viewed on the second floor near the elevators.aaron-poster-1

The bulletin board highlights his research article, “Impacts of Unionization on Quality and Productivity: Regression Discontinuity Evidence from Nursing Homes,” co-authored by Sojourner and his co-authors, Frandsen, Brigham R., Town, Robert J., Grabowski, David C., Chen, Min M, and published in the ILR Review (2015).

Sojourner is quoted as saying, “We didn’t see any evidence of the horror stories you often hear about unions. Our findings actually point to the conclusion that unionization leads to increased labor productivity – or at least that it does not lead to reduced labor productivity.”

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s