James PeoplesJames H. Peoples


Office: Bolton Hall, Room 826
Phone: (414) 229-4482
e-mail: peoples@uwm.edu
Web Page: people.uwm.edu/~peoples


Ph.D., University of California at Berkeley
M.A., University of California at Berkeley
B.A., California State University, Dominguez Hills

Research Interests:

Regulatory Reform and Labor Markets, Corporate Mergers Effect on Labor Earnings and Employment

Current Projects:

Earnings and Employment in Deregulated Industries

Selected Publications:

“An Empirical Analysis of Incentive Regulation and the Allocation of Inputs in the U.S. Telecommunications Industry,”Journal of Regulatory Economics, 41(2), May 2012: 181-192 (with Nongluk Buranaburnyut).

"An Empirical Test of Modal Choice and Allocative Efficiency: Evidence from U.S. Coal Transportation," Transportation Research Part E:  Logistics and Transportation Review, 46, 2010: 1043-56 (with NurulHuda Mohd Satar).

"Foreign Direct Investment and Domestic Wages in the U.S.,"  Manchester School, 77(1), January 2009: 47-64 (with Saif Alhakimi).

"Inward Foreign Direct Investment and Racial Employment Patterns in U.S. Manufacturing," American Economic Review (Papers and Proceedings), 97(2), May 2007: 378-82 (with Abera Gelan and Kaye Husbands Fealing).

"Wage Differentials of Railroad Managers and Non-Managerial Labor: Deregulation Versus Regulation," In Railroad Economics, Elsevier Science Publishers, Rotterdam: The Netherlands, eds. Scott Dennis and Wayne Talley, 2007, pp. 265-287 (with Wayne Talley).

"Risk Compensation for Hospital Workers: Evidence from Relative Wages of Janitors," Industrial and Labor Relations Review, 59(2), January 2006: 226-42 (with Keith Bender and Hosne Mridha).

Microeconomic Problems: Case Studies and Exercises for Review, eleventh edition, Norton Publishers: New York, New York, 2004, (with Edwin Mansfield).

Transportation Labor Issues and Regulatory Reform, Volume 10, Elsevier Science Publishers, Rotterdam, The Netherlands, 2004 (with Wayne Talley).