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Veronika Dolar

Veronika Dolar

Assistant Professor of Economics

B.A., University of Western Ontario (Canada)M.A., Ph.D., University of Minnesota


Dr. Dolar received her Ph.D. from the University of Minnesota in 2010. Dr. Dolar has a very rich international experience. She was born in Slovenia (at that time still under Yugoslavia), obtained here international baccalaureate (IB diploma) in Italy at the United World College of the Adriatic and graduated summa cum laude from the University of Western Ontario in Canada. Dr. Dolar also worked at the Bank of Canada and taught at numerous universities and colleges including Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, OH and St. Olaf College in Minnesota.      

Her current research interests include health economics focusing on eating decision, nutrition and obesity, as well as economic education and economics of education.

Dr. Dolar joined the department of economics here at LIU Post in the fall of 2010 where she is teaching Introductory Micro- and Macro-economics, Microeconomic Analysis, Statistics, Health Economics, and Economics of Obesity. 


Health Economics, Economic Education and Economics of Education


Author, “The Treatment of Minimum Wage in Undergraduate Economics Textbooks Revisited,” International Journal of Pluralism and Economics Education, IV(2) (2013)

Co-author, “Estimated DGE Models and Forecasting Accuracy: A Preliminary Investigation with Canadian Data,” working paper published by the Bank of Canada (2002)

Co-author, “Financial Structure and Economic Growth: A Non-Technical Survey,” financial system review, published by the Bank of Canada (2002)

Lectures and Presentations

Discussant, Southeastern Health Economics Study Group, GA (2010)

Presenter, The Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis (2010)

Presenter, Western Economic Association International Conference (2009)

Presenter, Youngstown State University (2009)

Presenter, Midwest Economics Association Annual Meeting (2009)

Presenter, Lunch Economics Seminar Series, Case Western Reserve University (2008)

Presenter, Northeast Ohio Economics Workshop, Cleveland State University (2008)

Presenter, Applied Economics Seminar, University of Minnesota (2008)

Presenter, Economics Seminar Series, The University of Akron (2008)

Presenter, Economics Seminar Series, Cleveland State University (2008)


Recipient, medal in recognition of work with students with disabilities, Ability Unlimited, Kent State University (2007)

Recipient, numerous Distinguished Instructor Awards, University of Minnesota (2002-2006)


Member, American Economic Association

Member, Eastern Economic Association

Member, New York State Economic Association