Colleen Flaherty Manchester

Professor, Work and Organizations Department and Board of Overseers Professor at Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota

Colleen Flaherty Manchester, PhD, is a Professor in the Work and Organizations department and Board of Overseers Professor at the Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota. She completed her PhD in economics from Stanford University, with a specialization in labor economics and public finance. She also received her B.A. in both public policy and economics from Stanford University. Her research investigates workplace practices, including benefits and policies, implemented by employers and their effects on the careers of workers, including differences by gender and caregiving role. Research areas of interest include incentives, flexible work policies, human capital investment, and retirement policies. She seeks to advance a multidisciplinary, multi-method research agenda for studying the effects of workplace practices on the careers of workers. Her research has been published in leading journals, including Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Labor Economics, Journal of Human Resources, Industrial and Labor Relations Review, and Industrial Relations.