Nursen Zanca

Economics Department


Research Foci

  • Economic Development
  • Economics and Peace
  • Meta-Analysis
  • Economic Literacy

Hobbies and Interests

  • Animal Rescue Volunteer
  • Academic Background

    Ph.D. Economics | Leicester University, England
  • Courses Taught

    • Principles of Macroeconomics
    • Principles of Microeconomics
    • Managerial Economics
    • Econometrics
    • Economic Development
    • Analyzing Economic Data
    • Math for Economists
    • Quantitative Business Methods
  • Professional Memberships

    • Forum for Economists International (2016)
    • Economists for Peace and Security (2014)
    • Missouri Valley of Economic Association (MVEA) (2014)
    • Rotary International (2014)
    • American Educational Research Association (AERA) (2011)
    • The Humane Society of United States (HSUS) (2011)
    • The National Anti-Vivisection Society (NAVS) (2011)
  • Recent Publications

    • Zanca, N. A. (2016-17). “Peace Through Commerce and Peace Through Education” (under review) Palestine-Israel Journal of Politics, Economics and Culture.
    • Zanca, N. A. (2016-17). “The Economic Value of Peace to the World: An Economist’s Perspective” (under review) The Exchange.
    • Zanca, N. A. (2017). “Time as an Economic Resource: Scarce and Unequal” Paper Presentation at the 28th Economics Teaching Conference at Robert Morris University, February 2017.
    • Zanca, N. A. (2016). “Putting Peace into UG Economics Curriculum” Journal of Business and Economics ISSN 2155-7950, Fall 2016.
    • Zanca, N. A. (2015). “Lecture vs. Experiments in Economics Learning: A META Analysis from Journal of Economic Education (1969 to 2015)” Financial Education Association (FEA), 16th Annual Conference, Received Best Paper Award.
    • Piazolo, M. & Zanca, N. A. (2011). “Medical Tourism-A Case Study for the USA and India, Germany and Hungary” Journal of Applied Sciences, Volume 8, Issue Number 1.