Stuart Low


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Ph.D., University of Illinois, 1979; M.S., University of Illinois, 1977; B.S., University of Illinois, 1974.

Research Areas

Labor economics, human capital investment, applied econometrics.

Recent Consulting

Motorola, On Semiconductor, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Federal Trade Commission.

Current Projects

"Demand Signal Modeling: A Short-range Panel Forecasting Algorithm for Semiconductor Firm Device-level Demand," (with R. Elias, D. C. Montgomery and M. Kalachi) forthcoming European Journal of Industrial Engineering

Academic Positions

Arizona State University: 1979-present. Previous Appointments: University of Illinois

Career and Recent Professional Awards; Teaching Awards

John Teets Outstanding Graduate Teacher, 2002; College of Business Graduate Teacher of the Year, 1998; ASU Nominee for National Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) Award, 1992.

Professional Leadership

Referee for Review of Economics and Statistics, Journal of Labor Economics, Economic Inquiry, Journal of Human Resources.

Representative Publications

"A Parametric Test for the Distinction Between Unemployed and Out of the Labor Force Statuses," (with S. Ahn)Seoul Journal of Economics, Volume 20, Number 1, Spring, 2007, pp 59-87.

"Recall Expectations and On-the-Job Search," (with P. L. Burgess), Industrial and Labor Relations Review, LI, January 1998, pp. 241-252.

"An Analysis of Employer Tax Evasion in the Unemployment Insurance Program," (with A. E. Blakemore, P. L. Burgess and R. D. St. Louis), Journal of Labor Economics, XIV, April 1996, pp. 210-230.


Fall 2013
Course NumberCourse Title
ECN 501Statistics for Managers