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Alexandra  Nica

Alexandra Nica

Economics

Lecturer

  319-335-0869
  C352  Pappajohn Business Building (PBB)
The University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242-1994

Academic History

  • PhD in Economics, Henry B. Tippie College of Business, The University of Iowa, 2013
  • MA in Economics, Henry B. Tippie College of Business, The University of Iowa, 2002
  • BA in International Business and Economics, University "Transilvania", Brasov, Romania, 1999

Expertise

  • Decision and Incentives Theory
  • Macroeconomics and International Trade

Awards

  • Excellence in Teaching Recognition, UI Center for Teaching "Thank a Teacher" Program, February 2015
  • Beta Gamma Sigma Society, December 2013
  • Outstanding Teaching Award, Department of Economics, The University of Iowa, 2009
  • Hancher-Finkbine Medallion, The University of Iowa, April 2009
  • Excellence in Teaching Recognition, UI Center for Teaching "Thank a Teacher" Program, February 2008
  • Outstanding Teaching Award, Department of Ecoomics, The University of Iowa, 2002

Working Papers

  • China's High Saving Rate Puzzle - Impact of Market Liberalization Reforms, Alexandra Nica
  • The Importance of FDI in China's Development - Impact of Gradual Reforms, Alexandra Nica
  • Money vs. Memory in a Private Information Environment, Alexandra Nica
  • The Impact of Migration on a Small Country in the Context of Trade Liberalization, Alexandra Nica
  • Topics in Self-Knowledge and Moral Hazard, Alexandra Nica

Current & Prior Positions

  • Lecturer, Department of Economics, Henry B. Tippie College of Business, The University of Iowa, January 2014 - Present
  • Teaching Assistant, Department of Economics, Henry B. Tippie College of Business, The University of Iowa, August 2000 - December 2013

Professional Affiliations

  • Review Panels, Principles of Microeconomics - Taylor, T. et all Steven Greenlaw, Open Textbook, November 2015
  • Review Panels, Introductory Economics – Mishkin, F.S. & Perloff, J.M, 1st Edition, Pearson, February 2015 - August 2015
  • Review Panels, Macroeconomics – Parkin, M. 12th Edition, Pearson, November 2014

Committees and Professional Service

  • Online and Blended Learning Faculty Learning Community , 2015-2016
  • "We Are Phil" Committee, 2014-2015

Additional Training

  • Pearson Accounting & Economics Summit: Partnership for Success, Employability and Innovation, Attended Conference, Pearson, 2016
  • BUILD: Beyond the Numbers- Foundations of Diversity & Inclusion , Workshop, The University of Iowa, 2016
  • Lunch & Learn: Financial Aid & Scholarships, Workshop, The University of Iowa, 2016
  • Nurturing Student Motivation throughout the Semester , Workshop, The University of Iowa - ITS Office of Teaching, Learning & Technology , 2016
  • Business School Focus Group, Attended Conference, 2015
  • How to Design and Teach a Blended Learning Course, Workshop, The University of Iowa - Center for Teaching, 2015
  • Lunch & Learn: Connecting Students with Academic Support, Workshop, The University of Iowa, 2015
  • Lunch & Learn: Student-Athlete Academic Services, Workshop, The University of Iowa, 2015
  • Lunch & Learn: The Art of Effective Conversations with Parents, Workshop, The University of Iowa, 2015
  • Pearson Conference on Teaching Economics, Attended Conference, Pearson, 2014