Jennifer Platania

Associate Professor of Economics
Koury Business Center 122
2075 Campus Box
Elon, NC 27244
jplatania@elon.edu (336) 278-5938

Education

Ph.D. Economics, May 2001, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL

M.S. Economics, May 1999, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL

B.A. Mathematics and Economics, May 1996, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV

Courses Taught

ECO 111  Principles of Economics

ECO 203  Statistics for Business and Economics

ECO 310  Intermediate Macroeconomic Theory

ECO 348  Mathematical Economics

Current Projects

'The Macroeconomic Consequences of Financing Health Insurance," (with Stephen B. DeLoach); under review.

“Reconsidering the Tradeoff between Work and Study: Evidence from the Time Use of High School Student,” (with Stephen B. DeLoach and Stephanie Franz); under review.

“The Welfare Implications of the Tax Benefit to Homeownership,” unpublished manuscript, Elon University.

Publications

 “An Economic Model of the College Football Recruiting Process” (with J. Michael DuMond and Allen K. Lynch), February 2008, Journal of Sports Economics; vol 9, no 1, pg 67-87.

“The Impact of Culture on Coaching Behaviors: A Comparison of English, French, German and Indian Managers” (with David M. Noer and Christopher R. Leupold), Global Education Journal, vol 2006, issue 4.

“Underemployment: Are Northwest Florida workers being fully utilized?” (with Kevin Krieger), Spring 2002, Northwest Florida Economy.

Presentations

 2011                “The Welfare Implications of the Tax Benefit to Homeownership,” Eastern Economic Association Meetings, New York, NY.

2006                “The Output Effects of Employer-Based Health Insurance,” Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta.

2006                “The Output Effects of Employer-Based Health Insurance,” Society for Economic Dynamics, Vancouver, Canada.

2005                “The Output Effects of Employer-Based Health Insurance,” Southern Economic Association Meetings, Washington, DC.

2005                “Housing and Asset Holding in a General Equilibrium Model,” Eastern Economic Association Meetings, New York, NY.

2004                “Housing and Asset Holding in a General Equilibrium Model,” Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta.

2003                “Housing and Asset Holding in a General Equilibrium Model,” University of North Carolina at Charlotte.

Awards

Elon University Summer Research Fellowship, 2012

Elon University Course Release for Scholarship, 2009

Martha and Spencer Love School of Business Dean's Award for Excellence in Teaching Award, 2008

 

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