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Jeff Ankrom - Otterbein University. Westerville, OH, US

Jeff Ankrom Jeff Ankrom

Associate Provost for Strategy & Planning | Otterbein University

Westerville, OH, UNITED STATES

Jeff Ankrom is a university administrator and expert in public sector economics.



Although Jeff Ankrom is the associate provost for strategy and planning at Otterbein University, he has taught university-level economics for many years. He is the former chair of Wittenberg University’s Department of Economics and has published papers in a variety of publications, including The Eastern Economic Journal, Scandinavian Journal of Economics and Litigation Economics Review. He has visited and conducted research on Nordic economics while living in Sweden during sabbatical visits at the Swedish Institute for Social Research.

Ankrom earned his bachelor’s degree in economics and political science from Otterbein in 1978, winning the Norris-Elliott Award that year as the Cardinals’ top student-athlete. He went on to earn his master’s and Ph.D. from the University of Notre Dame in public sector economics.

Areas of Expertise (10)

Forensic Economics

Recession Economics


Health Economics

Financial Institutions and Markets

Public Finance

Economics of Sports

Urban Economics

The Fed

Nordic Capitalism

Education (3)

University of Notre Dame: Ph.D., Public Sector Economics 1982

University of Notre Dame: M.A., Public Sector Economics 1980

Otterbein University: B.A., Economics and Political Science 1978

Affiliations (1)

  • • Reviewer for the Journal of Forensic Economics (1998 - 2009)

Languages (1)

  • English

Selected Articles (7)

Wrongful Termination: A Compensated Demand Approach Litigation Economics Review

Volume 6, Number 2, 2004

The Competitive Use of Price Discrimination by Colleges The Eastern Economic Review

Winter 1998

Catholic Social Teaching and Family Income: Results from Nine Industrialized Countries On the Condition of Labor and the Social Question One Hundred Years Later : Commemorating the 100th Anniversary of Rerum Novarum

Edited by Thomas O. Nitsch. Toronto Studies in Theology; vol. 69 (1994)

An Analysis of Horizontal and Vertical Equity in Sweden, the U.S. and U.K. Scandinavian Journal of Economics


Two Refinements in the Measurement of Income Redistribution: Sweden, The U.S., and U.K., Working Paper #41 Luxembourg Income Study Project; and reprinted by Institutet for Social Forskning (Stockholm)

January 1990, reprint September, 1990: Meddelandeserien (Blue Paper Series)

Horizontal Equity and the Redistributive Impact of Housing Allowance Programs in Sweden and Norway Scandinavian Housing and Planning Research

Spring 1991, also reprinted in Working Paper #39, November 1989, Luxembourg Income Study Project; and, Swedish Institute for Social Research Reprint Series #310, April 1991, Stockholm

Book Review of Introduction to Normative Economics by E. J. Mishan Economic Forum

Winter 1981-82