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Alexandra Nica
Lecturer
Contact
319-335-0869
Office
C352 Pappajohn Business Building (PBB)
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 and 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
Review and editorial work 

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