Hye Jin Rho

Assistant Professor

Michigan State University

Hye Jin Rho is an Assistant Professor at the School of Human Resources and Labor Relations at Michigan State University. Formerly, she was an economist at the Center for Economic and Policy Research (CEPR). Her research focuses on the changing nature of work and organizations, such as outsourcing and the use of alternative work arrangements, and its implications for employment processes and outcomes dictating the future of work. In her recent work, she looks at how the use of platform technologies and intermediating vendors may lead to differential wage effects for nonstandard workers hired through these multi-faceted employment arrangements.

She is also co-author of CEPR reports on nonstandard work, Nonstandard Work Arrangements and Older Americans, 2005–2017, and Young Workers in Nonstandard Work Arrangements, 2005-2017.

She holds a Ph.D. in Management from MIT Sloan School of Management with the Institute for Work and Employment Research, and a B.A. in Political Science and International Studies from Northwestern University.