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IU Bloomington

Kenneth G. Dau-Schmidt

Maurer School of Law

Expert Bio

Professor Kenneth Dau-Schmidt is a nationally recognized teacher and scholar on the subjects of labor and employment law and the economic analysis of legal problems. His innovative teaching methods using classroom simulations have been widely featured in publications including the Christian Science Monitor, Chronicle of Higher Education, Chicago Sun-Times and National Jurist.

He is also the author of seven books and numerous articles on labor and employment law and the economic analysis of law, and he frequently presents papers at academic conferences and law schools across the United States, Canada, Europe and Asia.

Areas of Expertise

Labor law, including unions, collective bargaining, NLRB processes and public sector unions; employment law, including employment contracts, Fair Labor Standards Act (minimum wage law), OSHA (safety), workers compensation, unemployment compensation, ERISA (pensions); and the legal profession, including income, job satisfaction, hours worked, gender.