Robert H. Jantzen, Ph.D.
Dr. Robert Jantzen teaches courses in statistics for economists, current economic issues, basic microeconomics, econometrics and more. His research interests include healthcare, education policy, and e-commerce.
Economics of health care, higher education and crime.
Sengupta, B. and Jantzen, R., "Incidence of Female Suicide in New York City: How Important are Socioeconomic Factors?" Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology, Vol. 54 (No. 1), January 2019, pp. 89 – 98.
Sengupta, B. and Jantzen, R., "Does Broken Windows Policing Reduce Felony Crime?" International Journal of Applied Economics, Vol. 15 (No. 1), March 2018, pp. 24-41.
Loubeau, P. R., Jantzen, R., and Alexander, E., "Profiles and Preferences of On-Line Millennial Shoppers in Bulgaria," Economic Review: Journal of Economics and Business, Vol. 12 (No. 1), May 2014, pp. 63-79.
Jantzen, R., Pescatrice, D., and Braunstein, A., "Wal-Mart and the U.S. Economy," Eastern Economic Journal, Vol. 35 (No. 3), Summer 2009, pp. 297 - 308.
Jantzen, R., "Improving Public High Schools: Evidence from New York," International Advances in Economic Research, Vol. 14, (No. 1), February 2008, pp. 101-108.
Loubeau, P. R., and Jantzen, R., "US Hospital Bond Ratings in the Managed Care Era," Journal of Health Care Finance, Vol. 31 (No. 3), Spring 2005, pp. 41-51.
Jantzen, R., and Loubeau, P. R., "Managed Care and US Hospital Costs," International Advances in Economic Research, Vol. 9 (No. 3), August 2003, pp. 206-217.
Loubeau, P. R., Loubeau, J., and Jantzen, R., "The Economics of Kidney Transplantation versus Hemodialysis," Progress in Transplantation, Vol. 11 (No. 4), December 2001, pp. 291-297.
Jantzen, R., “Price and Quality Effects on the Demand for U.S. Graduate Business Programs,” International Advances in Economic Research, Vol. 6 (No. 4), November 2000, pp. 730-740.
Jantzen, R., “AACSB Mission-Linked Standards: Effects on the Accreditation Process,” Journal of Education for Business, Vol. 75 (No. 6), July/August 2000, pp. 343-347.
Jantzen, R., and Loubeau, P. R., “Hospital Selection by Managed Care Insurers,” Health Care Management Review, Vol. 25 (No. 2), Spring 2000, pp. 93-102.
Loubeau, P. R., and Jantzen, R., “Turning Ambulatory Care Advertising Into a Marketing Advantage,” Inside Ambulatory Care, Vol. 6 (No. 5), August 1999, pp. 9-11.
Jantzen, R., and Loubeau, P. R., “Risk Sharing Integration Efforts in the Hospital Sector,” Health Care Management Review, Vol. 24 (No. 2), Spring 1999, pp. 83-92.
Loubeau, P. R., and Jantzen, R., “The Effect of Managed Care on Hospital Marketing Orientation,” Journal of Health Care Management, Vol. 43 (No. 3), May/June 1998, pp. 229-241.
Loubeau, P. R., and Jantzen, R., “Marketing Research Activities in Hospitals: an Empirical Inquiry,” Marketing Health Services, Vol. 18 (No. 1), Spring 1998, pp. 12-17.
Jantzen, R., and Pendleton, T. A., “Preferences of the American Assembly of Collegiate Schools of Business,” Journal of Education for Business, Vol. 70 (No. 1), September/October 1994, pp. 6-11.
Jantzen, R., “Adult CETA Training in Boston: Impact on Earnings, Hours Worked, and Wages,” Journal of Economics and Business, Vol. 39, No. I (February 1987), pg. 1-17.
Sawhney, P. K., Jantzen, R., and Fiekers, E. L, “CETA Classroom Training and Welfare Turnover,” Thrust: The Journal for Employment and Training Professionals, Vol. 6, Nos. 1 & 2 (1985), pp. 37-49.
Sawhney, P. K., Jantzen, R., and Herrnstadt, I. L., “The Differential Impact of CETA Training,” Industrial and Labor Relations Review, Vol. 35, No. 2 (January 1982), pp. 243-251.
Sawhney, P. K., and Jantzen, R., “CETA and Sex-Related Wage Differentials: The Boston Experience,” Thrust: The Journal for Employment and Training Professionals, Vol. 3, No. 2 (Summer/Fall 1981), pp- 10-21.
Sawhney, P. K., Sum, A. M., Herrnstadt, I. L., and Jantzen, R., “Selected Findings of a Follow-Up Survey of CETA Title I Institutional Skill Training Programs in Boston,” New England Journal of Business and Economics, Vol. 5, No. I (Fall 1978), pp. 76-95.
Jantzen, R., "Short Term Effects of the Affordable Care Act on Opioid Related Deaths" (with B. Sengupta).
Jantzen, R."Racial Profiling and the War on Terror."
American Economics Association, Eastern Economics Association and the NY State Economics Association.
An Evaluation of Employment and Training Programs, submitted to the Employment and Economic Policy Administration, City of Boston (Boston: Northeastern University Publishing Group, 1980), with P. K. Sawhney and T. A. Darrah.
Economic and Noneconomic Impacts of CETA Training, submitted to the Employment and Economic Policy Administration, City of Boston (Boston: Northeastern University Publishing Group, 1979), with P. K. Sawhney and T. A. Darrah.
Employment and Training Programs: The Boston Experience, submitted to the Employment and Economic Policy Administration, City of Boston (Boston: Northeastern University Publishing Group, 1978), with P. K. Sawhney, A. M. Sum, and I. L. Herrnstadt.
In the past 20 years, manuscripts that I have authored or coauthored have been presented at more than 25 conferences hosted by either the Eastern Economics Association, International Atlantic Economics Society, International Business and Economy Conference or the American Public Health Association.
2017-2010 and 1993-1987 chairman, Department of Economics
Present – 2018, 2016-2008 and 2006-2000 member, Faculty Senate
2015 and 2010-1995 member, Budget Committee
2010-1998 faculty representative, Finance Committee of the Board
2008-2007 member, Committee on Athletics
2010-2008 and 2006-2004 member, College Council
2006-2002 member, College Community Fund Steering Committee
2004-2001 and 1997-1995 member, Subcommittee on Salaries and Fringes
2003 member, Hagan Dean Search Committee
2003 and 2001 member, Arts & Science Merit Pay Committee
2003 member, College Information Technology Planning Committee
2002-2001 member, Middle States Task Force on Strategic Planning and Resource Allocation
2002 member, Arts & Science Dean’s Search Committee
2001 participant, Strategic Vision Retreat
2000 presented report to the A&S Chair’s Committee, “Salary Differences Between and Within Ranks,” an analysis of pay differences between faculty members
1998 member, SPSS User’s Committee
1998 member, Arts and Science Merit Pay Committee
1997 member, Vice President for Finance/Administration Search Committee
1995-1987 author, annual reports on "Iona Student SAT and High School GPAs," for the Vice-President of Academic Affairs
1994 member, Coopers & Lybrand Advisory Steering Committee
1994-1991 member, Senate Committee on Curricula and Departmental Affairs' Task Force on Assessment
1993 member, Ad hoc Grievance Committees (2) of the Faculty Affairs Committee
1992-1989 member, Senate Committee on Curricula and Departmental Affairs
1991 member, Subcommittee for the Capstone Course
1990-1987 member, Task Force for Internationalizing the Curriculum
1990 member, Arts & Science Goals (Standards) Committee
1989 member, Ad-hoc Committee to Examine Library Holdings to Achieve Phi-Beta-Kappa Membership
1989 member, committee to revise the International Studies major
1989 member, Senate Budget Committee's Task Force on Early Retirement Programs
1989 member, Registration Process Reforms Committee
1989, member, Arts & Science Subcommittee for the Capstone Course
1989-1987 member, Task Force for Core Curriculum Development and Evaluation
1988-1982 member, Senate Committee on Computing
1985 faculty fellow, Committee on Computer Assisted Instruction
1985-1984 Arts & Science Committee on Computer Use and Software
1984-1982 SGA Beverage Income Committee
1983 member, Carnegie Mellon University Consortium Visit Committee
Present-2010 moderator, Omicron Delta Epsilon Honor Society
2017-2013 Honor Thesis Advisor
2010-2004 Freshmen Faculty Advisor
2002-2000 speaker, CAP Summer Transition Program
1997 moderator, Delta Tau Chi
1992-1986 moderator, Bowling Club
1991-1988 mentor, Student/Athlete Mentorship Program
1991-1983 moderator, Sigma Tau Omega
1987-1983 moderator, Economics Club