Ben A. Rissing

Assistant Professor
Organizational Behavior, School of Industrial and Labor Relations

Contact Information

393 Ives Hall Faculty Wing
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853

Ben A. Rissing

Assistant Professor
Organizational Behavior, School of Industrial and Labor Relations

Expertise

Labor markets; immigration; inequality; social capital; screening and selection; regulation

Current Research Interest

Immigrant work authorization; attestation-based regulations; H-1B temporary work visa; employment-based green card; endorsements; bias; information

Distinction

Cornell University Institute for Social Sciences Faculty Fellow
Wharton People Analytics Conference Research Paper Competition Finalist
Cornell University Class of 2017 Faculty and Staff Award
White House Fellows Program National Finalist
Academy of Management Best Paper Proceedings Recipient
United States Department of Labor Research Paper Program Award Recipient

Selected Publications

Rissing, Ben A., and Emilio J. Castilla. “Testing Attestations: U.S. Unemployment and Immigrant Work Authorizations.” ILR Review 69 (2016): 1081-1113.

Rissing, Ben A., and Emilio J. Castilla. “House of Green Cards: Statistical or Preference-Based Inequality in the Employment of Foreign Nationals.” American Sociological Review 79 (2014): 1226-1255.

Cornell Research Website Article

Immigration and Employment, MBA Admission