Neal Olitsky

Associate Professor




Liberal Arts 377


2008 University of Iowa Ph.D. in Economics
2004 University of Iowa M.A. in Economics
2002 Oberlin College B.A. in Economics and Mathematics


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

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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