Evan Starr

Evan Starr, based at the University of Maryland College Park Smith School of Business, examines issues at the intersection of human capital accumulation, employee mobility, entrepreneurship, and innovation. A recent set of projects utilizing employee-employer matched data and survey data examined the use and impacts of non-compete agreements and their enforceability on the provision of firm-sponsored training, employee mobility and earnings, and on the creation, growth, and survival of new ventures. His work has been cited by President Obama’s White House in policy papers about non-compete agreements.

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