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The Institute for Compensation Studies (ICS) offers students from across Cornell University an interdisciplinary research, classroom, and internship community focused on probing and analyzing the full spectrum of issues and challenges surrounding monetary and non-monetary rewards from work.

Student News

ICS research student pens insights on pay dispersion

Junhyuk Oh MILR '20 conducted a literature review on how leadership can support a dispersed pay structure by sustaining positive outcomes.
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ICS research student pens insights on pay dispersion

ICS Research Student Destin Royer presents at SUNY Undergraduate Research Conference

At this years’ SUNY Undergraduate Research Conference, Destin Royer, Arts & Science ’18, presented his research finding on the macro net effect of job creation and destruction in the retail industry.
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ICS Research Student Destin Royer presents at SUNY Undergraduate Research Conference

Past ICS research student earns Possen Memorial Award

Noah Kwicklis A&S ‘17 has earned highest honors on his undergraduate thesis “Poverty, the Earned Income Tax Credit, and the Mental Health of Children and Adolescents.”
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Past ICS research student earns Possen Memorial Award

Testimonials

Chelsea Pan ILR '21

Student Researcher at the Institute for Compensation Studies
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Chelsea Pan ILR '21

Juliana Rich ILR '21

Student Researcher at the Institute for Compensation Studies
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Juliana Rich ILR '21

Nicholas Saleh MILR '19

Student Researcher at the Institute for Compensation Studies
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Nicholas Saleh MILR '19

Student Research Activities

In addition to the many courses offered at Cornell in New York City and in Ithaca, the Institute engages a number of students from diverse disciplinary backgrounds in research projects with ICS faculty and staff. These students include undergraduates, professional masters students and Ph.D. students.

 

Current Projects

Student Degree Program Research Project
Ben Drain ILR '22 Professional Athlete Contracts and Performance
Grace Shepard A&S '20 Cornell Criminal Records Panel Study
Juliana Rich ILR '21 Salary.com
Justin Wang A&S '22 Illinois Historical Salary Census
Leah Tilson ILR '22 Salary.com

See past projects.