Neal Olitsky

Associate Professor

Economics

508-910-6670

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Education

2008University of IowaPh.D. in Economics
2004University of IowaM.A. in Economics
2002Oberlin CollegeB.A. in Economics and Mathematics

Teaching

  • Macroeconomics
  • Microeconomics
  • Labor Economics
  • Economics of Education
  • Economic Growth

Teaching

Programs

Teaching

Online and Continuing Education Courses

Survey of introductory macroeconomics with focus on economic growth, unemployment, and inflation. Topics covered include national income accounting, inflation, unemployment, fiscal policy, money, the banking system, and monetary policy. Balance of payments and currency exchange rate issues are analyzed. Cross-listed as PST 232
Register for this course.

Survey of introductory macroeconomics with focus on economic growth, unemployment, and inflation. Topics covered include national income accounting, inflation, unemployment, fiscal policy, money, the banking system, and monetary policy. Balance of payments and currency exchange rate issues are analyzed. Cross-listed as PST 232
Register for this course.

Survey of introductory macroeconomics with focus on economic growth, unemployment, and inflation. Topics covered include national income accounting, inflation, unemployment, fiscal policy, money, the banking system, and monetary policy. Balance of payments and currency exchange rate issues are analyzed. Cross-listed as PST 232
Register for this course.

Research

Research Interests

  • Labor Economics
  • Economics of Education
  • Economics Education

Select publications

Sarah B. Cosgrove & Neal H. Olitsky (2015).
Knowledge Retention and Online Cousrework: Evidence from Principles of Economics Courses
Southern Economic Journal, 82, 556-579.

Neal H. Olitsky (2014).
How Do Academic Achievement and Gender Affect the Earnings of STEM Majors? A Propensity Score Matching Approach
Research in Higher Education, 25, 245-271.

George R. Neumann, Neal H. Olitsky & Steve B. Robbins (2009).
Job Congruence, Academic Achievment, and Earnings
Labour Economics, 16, 503-509.

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