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James J. Jozefowicz

James Jozefowicz Office: McElhaney Hall, Room 202-E

Office Phone: 724-357-4774



Ph.D., State University of New York at Albany

B.S., Biology, Marist College

B.A., Economics, Marist College

Areas of Expertise:

Movie Economics, Economic Education, Economics of Religion, Regional Studies, and Undergraduate Research


Dr. James J. Jozefowicz is a professor in the Department of Economics. He has been a member of the Department of Economics since 1999. Dr. Jozefowicz received his Ph.D. degree from the State University of New York at Albany. He holds a B.S. degree in Biology and a B.A. degree in Economics from Marist College. He received the IUP University Senate Distinguished Faculty Award for Teaching in 2005. In 2012, Dr. Jozefowicz was one of 14 economics professors selected for inclusion in the PrincetonReview’s Best 300 Professors, a guide recognizing top professors in the nation. Dr. Jozefowicz is the faculty co-advisor for the IUP Economics Club, chair of the Department of Economics Student Affairs Committee, chair of the Department of Economics Evaluation Committee, a member of the editorial board of the PennsylvaniaEconomic Review, and a past president of the Pennsylvania Economic Association. His areas of expertise are econometrics, economic education, industrial organization, managerial economics, and monetary economics.

Dr. Jozefowicz teaches Introduction to Econometrics and Advanced Econometrics as part of the Department of Economics Honors Track. His econometrics students have given presentations of their research papers at the IUP Undergraduate Scholars Forum, the Europe: East and West Undergraduate Research Symposium at the University of Pittsburgh, and conferences held by the Eastern Economic Association, Midwest Economics Association, Southern Economic Association, and Pennsylvania Economic Association. Several of these students have won awards for their papers and presentations, including the Best Undergraduate Student Paper at the 2011, 2012, and 2013 Pennsylvania Economic Association Conferences.

Dr. Jozefowicz has published more than a dozen articles in refereed journals such as AppliedEconomics, Atlantic Economic Journal,International Advances in EconomicResearch, International Journal ofApplied Economics, Journal ofEconomic Education, Journal for theScientific Study of Religion,National Social Science Journal, NewYork Economic Review, PennsylvaniaEconomic Review, and Perspectives onEconomic Education Research. Many of these journal articles have been co-authored with undergraduate students.

  • Economics Department
  • McElhaney Hall, Room 213
    441 North Walk
    Indiana, PA 15705
  • Phone: 724-357-2640
  • Fax: 724-357-6485
  • Office Hours
  • Monday through Friday
  • 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
  • 1:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.