Veronika Dolar

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Job title: 

Assistant Professor

Phone: 

(516)876-3496

E-mail: 

dolarv@oldwestbury.edu

Building: 

New Academic Building

Room: 

3077

Office hours: 

  • Tuesdays and Thursdays 11:30 - 1 pm or by appointment

Courses taught: 

  • Principles of Microeconomics, PE 2420
  • Principles of Macroeconomics, PE 2430
  • Health Economics, PE 4430
  • Labor Economics, IR 3415
  • Urban Economics, PE 4409
  • Food and Wine Economics, PE 4440
  • Public Finance and Public Policy, PE 4615

Education: 

  • Ph.D.   University of Minnesota, USA     2010
  • M.A.    University of Minnesota, USA    2007
  • B.A.    University of Western Ontario, Canada   2001
  • International Baccalaureate     United World College of the Adriatic, Italy     1998

Research interests: 

  • Health Economics, Labor Economics, Food Economics, Public Finance, Urban Economics, and Economics Education

Select publications & presentations: 

PUBLICATIONS: Peer Reviewed

  1. Dolar, V. (2018). Does Instant Feedback on Online Homework Assignments Improve Student Learning in Introductory Economics Classes?, Journal of Economics and Economic Education Research, 19(2), 1-15.

  1. Isoldi, K., & Dolar V. (2016). Chapter 11: Blending Better Beverage Options: A Nutrition Education and Experiential Workshop for Youths, In Areej Hassan (Ed.), Pediatric Behavioral Nutrition Factors: Environment, Education, and Self-Regulation, Apple Academic Press.

  1. Gucwa, A., Dolar, V., & Epstein, S., Ye, C., (2016). Correlations between Quality Ratings of Skilled Nursing Facilities and Multi-Drug Resistant Urinary Tract Infections, American Journal of Infection Control, 44(1), 1256-1260.

  1. Dolar, V. (2016). Are we Teaching Outside the Box? A National Survey on Teaching Minimum Wage in Undergraduate Economics Classes, Forum for Social Economics.

  1. Pu, Y., Dolar V., & Gucwa, A. (2016). A Comparative Analysis of Vaccine Administration in Urban and Non-urban Skilled Nursing Facilities, BMC Geriatrics, 16(148).

  1. Isoldi, K., & Dolar V. (2016). Cooking Up Energy®: Improvements Following Participation in an Afterschool Cooking and Nutrition Education Program, American Journal of Health Behavior, 40(5), 634-644.

  1. Buttet, S., & Dolar, V. (2015). Toward a Quantitative Theory of Food Consumption Choices and Body Weight. Economics & Human Biology, 17, 143-156.

  1. Buttet, S., & Dolar, V. (2015). The Price of One Sweet Calorie. International Journal of Food and Agricultural Economics, 3(4), 1-14.

  1. Isoldi, K., & Dolar, V. (2015). Blending Better Beverage Choices: A Nutrition Education and Experiential Workshop for Youths. Journal of Obesity.

  1. Buttet, S., & Dolar, V. (2015). Engines of Liberation Redux when the Price of Home Appliances Is Endogenous. Journal of Labour Market Research, 48(1), 27-40.

  1. Buttet, S., & Dolar, V. (2014). Design and Use of Rubrics in Undergraduate Economics Classes. Perspectives on Economic Education Research, 9(1), 36-55.

  1. Isoldi, K., Hayman, L., & Dolar, V. (2014). Policy Regulation of Classroom Celebrations: Parental Perspectives. Health Behavior and Policy Review, 1(5), 362-372.

  1. Isoldi, K., Calderon, O., & Dolar V. (2014). Cooking Up Energy®: Response to a Youth-Focused Afterschool Cooking and Nutrition Education Program. Topics in Clinical Nutrition, 29(2), 123-131.

  1. Dolar, V. (2013). The Treatment of Minimum Wage in Undergraduate Economics Textbooks Revisited. International Journal of Pluralism and Economics Education, 4(2), 157-182.

PUBLICATIONS: Book Reviews and Other

  1. Dolar, V. (2019). Online Open Educational Resources (OER) Course: Environmental and Health Concerns in Food Consumption and Production, Open Education for a Better World under UNESCO’s auspices

  1. Dolar, V. (2018). Nutrition, calories, and food prices. SUNY Open Assessment Anthology, 2018.

  1. Dolar, V. (2017). What Does the Minimum Wage Do? [Review of the book What Does the Minimum Wage Do?, by D. Belman and P. J. Wolfson]. Eastern Economic Journal, 43(3), 560-562.

  1. Hollingsaeter, O., & Dolar, V. (2016). Corporate Sustainability and Performance of Norwegian and Swedish Firms Using Dow Jones Sustainability Index. Northeast Business and Economics Association Conference Proceedings, November, 2016.

  1. Buttet, S., & Dolar, V. (2014). Food Prices, Real Income, and the Obesity Epidemics. Northeast Business and Economics Association Conference Proceedings, November, 2014.

  1. Moran, K., & Dolar V. (2002). Estimated DGE Models and Forecasting Accuracy: A Preliminary Investigation with Canadian Data, Working Paper 2002-18, Bank of Canada

  1. Dolar, V., & Meh, C. (2002). Financial Structure and Economic Growth: A Non-Technical Survey. Financial System Review, December 2002, Bank of Canada

PROFESSIONAL PRESENTATIONS

  • The Impact of Income Inequality on Sports Achievement: Cross-National Analysis, Eastern Economics Association, February 28, 2020 (forthcoming).

  • Income and Wealth Inequality, Frick Estate Lecture Series, a non-credit adult enrichment program housed at Nassau County Museum of Art, January 2020 (set of 3 lectures)

  • Open Pedagogy, OER Brownbag, Farmingdale College, November 21, 2019

  • Promoting the Mindful Use of Technology in the Classroom, Faculty Roundtable, Teaching & Learning Resources Committee, SUNY Old Westbury, November 12, 2019

  • Multimodal Writing Assignments, Faculty Roundtable the Writing Across the Curriculum Program, SUNY Old Westbury, October 24, 2019

  • Environmental and Health Concerns in Food Consumption and Production, OER Course, Open Education for a Better World, an international UNESCO mentoring program, Vipava, Slovenia, July 1 – 5, 2019

  • OER Enabled Constructionist Pedagogy in a Social Science Course, Open Pedagogy Webinar Series, Open Education Consortium, March 19, 2019

  • Adaptation and Experimentation with Open Educational Resources, SUNY 2018 OER Championship Summit, Albany, NY, June 4 & 5, 2018

  • OER Enabled Constructionist Pedagogy, Northeast Regional OER Summit, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA, May 31 & June 1, 2018

  • Gender and Labor Market, Long Island Chapter Labor and Employment Relations Association Annual Spring Conference, Brookville, May 18, 2018

  • The Use of PollEverywhere in the Classroom, TLRC Mini-Conference The Future(s) of Higher Education, SUNY Old Westbury, April 6, 2018

  • Income and Wealth Inequality, Hutton House Lectures, a non-credit adult enrichment program housed in Lorber Hall at LIU Post, Fall 2018 (set of 3 lectures)

  • Healthcare Reforms, Hutton House Lectures, a non-credit adult enrichment program housed in Lorber Hall at LIU Post, Spring 2018 (set of 5 lectures)

  • Great Recession Ten Years Later, Hutton House Lectures, a non-credit adult enrichment program housed in Lorber Hall at LIU Post, Fall 2017 (set of 5 lectures)

  • Use of Survey Research Methods in Undergraduate Economics Classes, American Economic Association Annual Meeting, CA, January 4, 2016

  • What Economists Tell Us about Minimum Wage: The Whole Story, Hutton House Lectures, a non-credit adult enrichment program housed in Lorber Hall at LIU Post, Summer 2015 (set of 5 lectures)

  • Use of Survey Research Methods in Undergraduate Economics Classes, Guttman Community College, City University of New York, NY, April 28, 2015.

  • New York University, NY, November 15, 2014.

  • New York State Economics Association Meeting, NY, October 11, 2014.

  • American Economic Association Annual Meeting, PA, January 4, 2014

  • An Economist Looks at Healthcare, Hutton House Lectures, a non-credit adult enrichment program housed in Lorber Hall at LIU Post, Fall 2012 (set of 5 lectures)

  • Macroeconomics in Five Easy Pieces, Hutton House Lectures, a non-credit adult enrichment program housed in Lorber Hall at LIU Post, Spring 2012 (set of 5 lectures)

  • Davidson College, NC, February 3, 2011.

  • Southeastern Health Economics Study Group, GA, October 2010.

  • Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, MN, April 2010

  • Western Economic Association International, Vancouver, Canada, July 2009.

  • Youngstown State University, OH, April 30, 2009.

  • Midwest Economics Association Annual Meeting, Cleveland, OH, March 20, 2009.

  • Case Western Reserve University, OH, Lunch Economics Seminar Series, December 16, 2008.

  • Cleveland State University, OH, Northeast Ohio Economics Workshop, November 1, 2008.

  • University of Minnesota, MN, Applied Economics Seminar, October 2, 2008.

  • The University of Akron, OH, Economics Seminar Series, September 18, 2008.

  • Cleveland State University, OH, Economics Seminar Series, April 10, 2008.