Jennifer Trudeau, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Business Economics

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Jennifer Trudeau, Ph.D., is Assistant Professor of Business Economics at Sacred Heart University.

Degrees and Certifications

  • Ph.D. in Economics from University of New Hampshire
  • M.A. in Economics from University of New Hampshire
  • B.S. in Economics from Fairfield University

Teaching Responsibilities

  • WGB 518 Introduction to Business Statistics (SHU Luxembourg)
  • Principles of Microeconomics
  • Principles of Macroeconomics
  • Managerial Economics
  • Health Economics

Research Interests and Grants

Dr. Trudeau’s primary research is in the field of health economics with a focus on infant and maternal health. Her research has explored a range of factors that influence individual behaviors and health outcomes, ranging from sun exposure, to media depictions of teen pregnancy, to insurance mandates contained within health care reform. She has presented her research at conferences including the Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management, the American Society of Health Economists and the Eastern Economics Association meetings. Her work has been published in the International Review of Administrative Sciences, the International Journal of Public Administration,and the Southern Economic Journal.

Awards and Fellowships

  • SHU Annual Scholarly Recognition Award 2016-2017
  • First Runner-Up for the 2016 Georgescu-Roegen Prize
    by the Southern Economic Association (SEA)
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Publications and Presentations

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