Thomas J. Hyclak
Department of Economics: Professor
- Cleveland State University, B.A., M.A.
- University of Notre Dame, Ph.D.
Thomas Hyclak has been a member of the economics faculty at Lehigh since 1979 and was department chair from 1999 to 2006. He served the College of Business and Economics as Interim Dean. His research has involved a number of empirical studies of the determinants of wage levels, unemployment and earnings distributions in urban labor markets.Professor Hyclak has also published several studies of the impact of human resource management innovations and industrial relations activities on the performance of workers and their organizations.
- Labor Market Analysis
- Entrepreneurship education and technology transfer
- Community Economic Development
Selected Publications and Working Papers
- Todd Watkins and Thomas Hyclak, "Why are Quit Rates Lower among Defense Contractors?" Industrial Relations, 50 (2011) 573-590.
- Thomas Hyclak, "Casinos and Campus Crime," Economics Letters, 112 (2011) 31-33.
- Thomas Hyclak and Shima Barakat, "Entrepreneurship Education in an Entrepreneurial Community," Industry and Higher Education, 24 (2010) 475-486.
- M.J. Bishop, Thomas Hyclak and Sherri Yerk-Zwikl, "The Clipper Project: Lessons Learned Teaching an Online Economics Course," Journal of Computing in Higher Education, Vol. 18, No. 4 (2007), pp. 99-120.
- Vera Adamchik and Thomas Hyclak, "Accumulated Human Capital, Unemployment, and Subsequent Wages," The Journal of Applied Business Research, 22 (2006) 1-14.