Ben A. Rissing
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
Academy of Management Best Paper Proceedings Recipient
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
United States Department of Labor Research Paper Program Award Recipient
Castilla, Emilio J., and Ben Rissing. "Best in Class: The Returns on Endorsement in Business School Admissions." Administrative Science Quarterly 64 (2019): 230–270.
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.