Jed DeVaro

The Wang Family Professor

Department of Management

(510) 885-3289
VBT 427
Office Hours:
MON 2:00PM-4:00PM | TU 2:00PM-3:00PM
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  • PhD, Stanford University, 2002


Not teaching this quarter.


DeVaro, J.; Gürtler, O. (2015) Strategic Shirking in Promotion Tournaments. Forthcoming, Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization.

DeVaro, J.; Boyd, B.K. (2015) When Your Errors Are Your Only Hope: Testing Hidden Hypotheses in Mediation Studies in Strategic Management. Forthcomoing, Strategic Organization.

DeVaro, J.; Kauhanen, A. (2015) An "Opposing Responses" Test of Classic Versus Market-Based Promotion Tournaments. Forthcoming, Journal of Labor Economics.

DeVaro, J.; Gürtler, O. (2015) Strategic Shirking: A Theoretical Analysis of Multitasking and Specialization. Forthcoming, International Economic Review.

DeVaro, J.; Prasad, S. (2015) The Relationship Between Delegation and Incentives Across Occupations: Evidence and Theory. Journal of Industrial Economics, LXIII.

DeVaro, J.; Maxwell, N. (2014) The Elusive Wage-Benefit Tradeoff: The Case of Employer-Provided Health Insurance. International Journal of Industrial Organization 37, 23-37.

DeVaro, J.; Fung, S. (2014) Public Bailouts, Executive Compensation and Retention: A Structural Analysis. Journal of Empirical Finance 26, 131-149.

DeVaro, J.; Morita, H. (2013) Internal Promotion and External Recruitment: A Theoretical and Empirical Analysis. Journal of Labor Economics, 31(2), 227-269.

DeVaro, J.; Waldman, M. (2012) The Signaling Role of Promotions: Further Theory and Empirical Evidence. Journal of Labor Economics 30(1), 91-147.

DeVaro, J. (2011) Mediation Remediation. Strategic Organization 9(4), 336-348.

DeVaro, J.; Farnham, M. (2011) Two Perspectives on Multiskilling and Product-Market Volatility. Labour Economics 18, 862-871.

DeVaro, J.; Blalock, G.; Leventhal, S.; Simon, D. (2011) Gender Bias in Power Relationships: Evidence from Police Traffic Stops. Applied Economics, 43(29), 4469-4485.

DeVaro, J.; Kurtulus, F. A. (2010) An Empirical Analysis of Risk, Incentives, and the Delegation of Worker Authority. Industrial and Labor Relations Review, 63(4), 637-657.

DeVaro, J. (2010) A Theoretical Analysis of Relational Job Design and Compensation. Journal of Organizational Behavior, 31(2-3), 279-301. 

DeVaro, J. (2008) The Effect of Self-Managed and Closely-Managed Teams on Labor Productivity and Product Quality: An Empirical Analysis of a Cross Section of Establishments. Industrial Relations 47(4), 659-697.

DeVaro, J. (2008) The Labor Market Effects of Employer Recruitment Choice. European Economic Review, 52(2), 283-314.

DeVaro, J.; Brookshire, D. (2007) Promotions and Incentives in Nonprofit and For-Profit Organizations. Industrial and Labor Relations Review, 60(3), 311-339.

DeVaro, J.; Blau, F. D. (2007) New Evidence on Gender Differences in Promotion Rates: An Empirical Analysis of a Sample of New Hires. Industrial Relations, 46(3), 511-550.

DeVaro, J.; Li, R.; Brookshire, D. (2007) Analyzing the Job Characteristics Model:  New Support From a Cross Section of Establishments. International Journal of Human Resource Management, 18(6), 987-1004.

DeVaro, J. (2006) Internal Promotion Competitions in Firms. RAND Journal of Economics 37(3), 521-542.

DeVaro, J. (2006) Strategic Promotion Tournaments and Worker Performance. Strategic Management Journal 27(8), 721-740.

DeVaro, J.; Simon, D. (2006) Do the Best Companies to Work for Provide Better Customer Satisfaction? Managerial and Decision Economics 27, 1-17.

DeVaro, J. (2006) Teams, Autonomy, and the Financial Performance of Firms. Industrial Relations 45(2), 217-269.

DeVaro, J. (2005)  Employer Recruitment Strategies and the Labor Market Outcomes of New Hires. Economic Inquiry 43(2), 263-282.

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