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Educational BackgroundPh.D., Economics, Penn State University, 1987Certificate, Japanese Language & Culture, Osaka Gaidai, 1978BSBA & Accountancy, Managerial Accounting, University of the Philippines, 1977Master of Arts, Asian Studies, University of the Philippines, 1978
Professional BackgroundManagement Analyst, Institute for Small Scale Industries, University of the Philippines (October, 1977 - September, 1978).Intern- Mergers and franchises, Federal Trade Commission - Antitrust Division, Summer 1982. Research Assistant, Institute for Policy Research & Evaluation, Penn State University[USDA Project: Determinants of Seafood Consumption in the U.S.,June, 1982 - August, 1984.Management Auditor [Regional Government Agencies], Business Research Foundation, University of the Philippines (May, 1975 - April, 1977).
Area of Expertise/ResearchPublic Policy on health care access/financingElectronic health recordsRegulation of Financial InstitutionsCost-effectiveness evaluation of alternative medical interventionsPublic Policy Debate on Reducing the National DebtMeasures of health outcomes
PublicationsHolstein, Adora, Brian O'Roark, and Min Lu (2012)."Determinants of the Home Price-Income Relationship: 1990-2011", Global Journal of Business Research, Forthcoming.Tu, Yanbin, Steven Clinton, and Adora Holstein (2012). "Insights into Online Auction Market Structure of eBay in 2006-2007: A Historical Perspective," MIS Review. Forthcoming.Holstein, Adora (2012). "The Dodd-Frank Act of 2010: How Well Does It Address Regulatory Gaps and Market Failures that Led to the Housing Bubble?" Journal of Business and Accounting. Under Review.Tu, Yanbin, Min Lu, and Adora Holstein (2012). "Dynamic Transaction Environment and Market Efficiency of Electronic Marketplaces," International Journal of Electronic Business. Under Review.Holstein, Adora (2012). "The Dodd- Frank 'Wall Street Reform' Act of 2010: Is Our Financial System More Stable Now?" Proceedings of the Pennsylvania Economic Association Conference, Clarion University, May 31~June 2, 2012.Holstein, Adora, Patrick Litzinger, and John Dunn (2010). Optimizing the Use of the Fiscal Stimulus for Health IT in the U.S. Global Journal of Business Research, 4(2): 63-76.Holstein, Adora & Patrick Litzinger (2008). Health Care System Financing and Design - Convergent Trends in N. America and Europe. International Business and Economics Research Journal, 7(10).Holstein, Adora and Stephen Foreman (2007). Interstate Variances in Health Outcomes and Medicaid Program Generosity. Pennsylvania Economic Review, 15 (2).Holstein, Adora (2007). Public Subsidy of Health Care and Health Outcomes in OECD Countries. International Business and Economics Research Journal, 6 (12), 47-51.Holstein, Adora and Stephen Foreman (2006). Cross-State Variances in Health Outcomes and Expenditures. Proceedings of the Pennsylvania Economic Association's Annual Meeting, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, pp. 102-116.Holstein, Adora (2004). Health Outcomes and the Cost-Quality Trade-Off in Health Care: Empirical Study of OECD Countries. International Business and Economics Research Journal, 3 (7).Holstein, Adora (2004). Effects of Public Subsidy on Health Care Cost and Health Outcomes: Empirical Study of OECD Countries. Proceedings of the Pennsylvania Economic Association Conference, June 10~12, Robert Morris University, pp. 51-56.
Delos Santos, Adora and Xun Pomponio (1993). Causality Tests of the Comparative Effects of Direct Investments from Japan, Europe and Canada on the U.S. Trade Deficit: 1980-1990. Best Papers Proceedings, 35th International Atlantic Economic Conference, Atlantic Ecnomic Society, Brussels, Belgium, July 1993, 3(2).Bonitsis, T. Homer and Adora Delos Santos (1992). Has Japanese Direct Investment Stimulated R&D and Investment by U.S. Industries? Proceedings of the Conference on Economic Integrations in Asia, The Asian Institute, St. John's University.
Presentations2012 - Holstein, Adora (2012). The Dodd-Frank ?Wall Street Reform? Act of 2010: Is our Financial System More Stable Now? Paper presented at the Pennsylvania Economic Association Conference, May 31~June 2, 2012, Clarion University, PA.
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