The University of Iowa Henry B. Tippie College of Business
 

Linnea A. Polgreen

Adjunct Assistant Professor

Economics
W383 Pappajohn Business Bldg
The University of Iowa
Iowa City, IA 52242- 1994
Ph: 319-335-3797
Fax: 319-335-1956
linnea-polgreen@uiowa.edu


Academic History

  • PhD in Economics, University of Iowa, 2004
  • MA in Economics , University of Iowa, 2000
  • BS in Mathematics, Wheaton College, 1991

Expertise

  • Labor Economics
  • Macroeconomics
  • Econometrics
  • Health Economics

Awards

  • Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award, 2002
  • Conference Presentation Award, 2004

Selected Publications

  • Recent Trends in the Skill Composition of Legal U.S. Immigrants (with Nicole Simpson), Southern Economic Journal, April 2006.

Work in Progress

  • Capital-Skill Complementarity and Inequality: A Sensitivity Analysis” (with Pedro Silos).
  • Migration and Wages.
  • Public Funding for Higher Education: The Role of Out-Migration.

Prior Positions

  • Lecturer, Department of Economics, Henry B. Tippie College of Business, The University of Iowa, 2005
  • Instructor, Department of Economics, Henry B. Tippie College of Business, The University of Iowa, 2004
  • Statistician, Department of Psychiatry, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, 2002-2004
  • Teaching and Research Assistant, Department of Economics, Henry B. Tippie College of Business, The University of Iowa, 1997-2002

Professional Affiliations

  • Econometric Society
  • American Economic Association
  • Midwest Economic Association
  • The Committee on the Status of Women in the Economics Profession

Presentations

  • Migration and Wages, Midwest Economic Association Meetings, 03/00/2004
  • Public Funding for Higher Education: The Role of Out-Migration, Midwest Economic Association Meetings, 03/00/2005

Media Citings

  • DesMoines Sunday Register, "Iowa Fights to Keep Talent", 11/14/2004
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