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
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
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.