Kevin F. Hallock is the Donald C. Opatrny '74 Chair of the Department of Economics and Joseph R. Rich '80 Professor and Professor of Economics and of Human Resource Studies at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York. He is also the Director of the Institute for Compensation Studies at Cornell. He previously served as Chair of Cornell's Financial Policy Committee. Professor Hallock is also a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and Distinguished Principal Researcher on Executive Compensation at The Conference Board. He serves on the compensation committee of Guthrie Health and is a member of the WorldatWork Association Board. He has published in numerous academic journals including The American Economic Review, the Journal of Economic Perspectives, the Journal of Corporate Finance, Labour Economics, the Journal of Public Economics and the Industrial and Labor Relations Review. His work has been discussed in the Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Barron's, Business Week and Newsweek. He has authored, edited, or co-edited ten volumes and holds a PhD in Economics from Princeton University.