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Jerome J. Savitsky

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Department of Economics and Business
Cornell College
600 1st Street W
Mount Vernon, IA 52314
319-895-4349
jsavitsky@cornellcollege.edu

Teaching Experience

Professor of Economics and Business, Cornell College, Fall 2002

Associate Professor of Economics and Business, Cornell College, Fall 1995 to Spring 2002

Assistant Professor of Economics and Business, Cornell College, Fall 1989 to Spring 1995

Instructor of Economics, James Madison University, Fall 1985 to Spring 1989

Instructor of Economics, Virginia Tech, Summer 1983 to Spring 1985

Education

Ph.D. in Economics, Virginia Tech, June 1989

Dissertation: A Theoretical Analysis of the Labor Market Wage and Employment Effects of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964

M.A. in Economics, Virginia Tech, May 1984

B.A. in Economics and Political Science, Mercer University (Macon, GA), June 1980

Fields of Specialization

Labor Economics
Industrial Organization
Microeconomics

Teaching Interests

Microeconomic Theory
Labor Economics
The Economics of Women and the Labor Market
Industrial Organization
Applied Microeconomics

Current Research Interests

Game Theory
Auction Theory
Labor Market Effects of Anti-Discrimination Laws

Working Papers

"A Theoretical Analysis of the Labor Market Effects of Equal Employment Laws"

"Using an Auction to Register College Students for Courses: A Case Study"

Presentations

"Economics and Feminism," Cornell College, Spring 1999

"Gender Issues and Economics Enrollments," ACM Professional Development Conference, Colorado College, Spring 1997

"Do Firms Need to Meet in 'Smoke-Filled Rooms'?", Cornell College Science Interest Group, Spring 1997

"Cornell's Bidding System," Cornell College Science Interest Group, Fall 1995

"Economics and the 1992 Presidential Elections," panel discussion (with Imran Farooqi), Cornell College, Fall 1992

"A Theoretical Analysis of the Labor Market Effects of Equal Employment Laws," Cornell College Science Interest Group, Spring 1992

various presentations, Economics and Business Seminar Series, Cornell College

Membership in Professional Organizations

American Economic Association
Western Economic Association

Departmental Service

Department Chair (July 1998 to present)

Faculty Committees

Academic Affairs Committee (1990/91, 1991/92, 1992/93, 1996/97, 1997/98, 1998/99, 1999/00)
Administration Committee (1993/94, 1994/95)
Student Life Committee (2000/01)

College Committees

Investment Club Working Group, Chair (1998/99, 1999/00)
Ad Hoc Committee on Writing (1998/99)
Committee on the Quality of Student Life and Learning (1998/99)

Search Committees

Mathematics (1999/00)
Economics and Business (1997/98)
Academic Computing (1990/91)

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