Lonnie Golden, Ph.D.

Lonnie Golden
Professor of Economics and Labor-Human Resources, Business
Director of Institutional Effectiveness
Sutherland, 413
Penn State Abington
1600 Woodland Road
Abington, PA 19001

Teaching Interests and Courses taught

Labor Market Analysis (HRER 816--World Campus/Labor Studies and Employment Relations Professional Master's Degree).
Economics of Labor Markets (ECON 410).
Labor Economics (ECON 315).
Work-Life Policies and Practices (LER 472).
Employment Relations (LER 100).
Microeconomics (ECON 2).

Intermediate Macroeconomics (ECON 304).
Price Theory (BA 533, PSU Great Valley MBA).
HDFS 424 (The Family in Economic Context).
Macroeconomics (ECON 4).

Selected awards, grants

Overtime Pay for Salaried Workers, Irregular Work Scheduling, Underemployment, Economic Policy Institute, 2014-15.

Work-Sharing and Reduced Hours in the US: Policies and Potentially Positive Effects, International Labor Organization, 2009

Work-Scheduling Project, Consultant to Grant toSocial Services Administration, University of Chicago.

Workplace Flexibility 2010, Georgetown University Law, 2008.

Annual Scholar Award, Penn State Abington College, 2007.

Career Development Professorship, Penn State Abington College, 2005-07.

Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, Workplace, Workforce and Working Families program, 2006.

Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, Workplace, Workforce and Working Families program, 2004-06

Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, Workplace, Workforce and Working Families program, 2002-03

Nominated article, for Kanter Award for Excellence in Work-Family Research, 2002.

Economic Policy Institute,  2001-03.

Economics of Work Hours, Work Schedules, Workplace Flexibility, Overwork, Student Employment, Contingent Employment, Time Use and Worker Well Being (Health, Happiness).

Selected publications list

The Rise And Fall Of Underemployment: Implications For Workers' Health https://www.healthaffairs.org/do/10.1377/hpb20230602.799370/full/

Inadequacy inequality: the distribution and consequences of part-time underemployment in the US https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/13668803.2021.1985433

A Good Job not Just Any Job: Employment Quality in Illinois

Workplace Flexibility and Worker Well-Being by Gender

The involuntary part-time work and underemployment problem in the US

Part Time Pay Penalties Persisting in US Labor Markets

Happiness is Flextime

Positive and negative application of flexible working time arrangements: comparing the United States of America and the EU countries https://www.elgaronline.com/display/edcoll/9781784711122/9781784711122.00020.xml

Scheduling Stability: The Landscape of Work Schedules and Potential Gains From Fairer Workweeks in Illinois and Chicago, May 2018

A Happiness and Objective Well-Being Index (HOW-IS-IL) for Living and Working in the State of Illinois, 2016-17 https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=3044508

Irregular Work Shifts, Work Schedule Flexibility and Associations with Work-Family Conflict and Work Stress in the U.S., Sarah De Groof et al. "Work-Life Balance in the Modern Workplace. Interdisciplinary Perspectives from Work-Family Research, Law and Policy." (2017).

Still Falling Short on Hours and Pay: Part-Time Work Becoming New Normal, Dec 2016

FLSA Working Hours Reform: Worker Well-Being Effects in an Economic Framework, Industrial Relations (forthcoming, October 2015).

Overwork, Overemployment and Workaholism: Distinctions between Heavy Investments in Work Time. Heavy Investments in Work Time, Itzhak Harpaz and Raphael Snir (eds.), Psychology Press Taylor & Francis Group (Emerald), 2015, pp. 140-169.

Explaining Organizational Variation in Flexible Work Arrangements: Why the Pattern and Scale of Availability Matter. Community, Work & Family Vol. 17, issue 2, 2014, 115-141 (with Stephen Sweet, Marcie Pitt-Catsouphes and Elyssa Besen).

Work Schedule Flexibility for Workers: A Path to Employee Happiness? Journal of Social Research and Policy. Symposium Issue: Between Wealth and Well Being, 4(2), December 2013, 107-135. (with J. Henly, S. Lambert and J. Kim).

Ph. D., Economics, University of Illinois-Urbana