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: 

  • Monday and Wednesday 11:30 - 1 pm or by appointment

Courses taught: 

  • Introduction to Microeconomics
  • Introduction to Macroeconomics
  • Health Economics
  • Food and Wine Economics

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 (Economic of Obesity), Labor, Economics Education and Economics of Education

Select publications & presentations: 

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.

PUBLICATIONS: Peer Reviewed

  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.
  2. Dolar, V. (2016). Are we Teaching Outside the Box? A National Survey on Teaching Minimum Wage in Undergraduate Economics Classes, Forum for Social Economics.
  3. 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).
  4. 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.
  5. Buttet, S., & Dolar, V. (2015). Toward a Quantitative Theory of Food Consumption Choices and Body Weight. Economics & Human Biology, 17, 143-156.
  6. Buttet, S., & Dolar, V. (2015). The Price of One Sweet Calorie. International Journal of Food and Agricultural Economics, 3(4), 1-14.
  7. Isoldi, K., & Dolar, V. (2015). Blending Better Beverage Choices: A Nutrition Education and Experiential Workshop for Youths. Journal of Obesity. 
  8. 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. 
  9. Buttet, S., & Dolar, V. (2014). Design and Use of Rubrics in Undergraduate Economics Classes. Perspectives on Economic Education Research, 9(1), 36-55. 
  10. Isoldi, K., Hayman, L., & Dolar, V. (2014). Policy Regulation of Classroom Celebrations: Parental Perspectives. Health Behavior and Policy Review, 1(5), 362-372.
  11. 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.
  12. Dolar, V. (2013). The Treatment of Minimum Wage in Undergraduate Economics Textbooks Revisited. International Journal of Pluralism and Economics Education, 4(2), 157-182. 

PROFESSIONAL PRESENTATIONS

  • American Economic Association Annual Meeting, CA, January 4, 2016
  • 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
  • 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.