Luba Ketsler

Luba Ketsler

Associate Professor of Instruction
GR 3.108F
Tags: Economics

Professional Preparation

M.S. - Economics
Hunter College, New York, NY - 2004
B.S. - Economics and Finance
University of Texas at Dallas - 1999

Research Areas

Health Economics
Research Interests: Rural health, Consolidation in healthcare, Education and Health, Health and Disparities. 


Associate Professor of Instruction
University of Texas at Dallas [2007–Present]

Additional Information

  • Excellent computer skills. Familiar with Windows XP, Microsoft Word, EXCEL, ACCESS, STATA, SAS, JCL, and Time Sharing Options (TSO).
  • Experienced in regression analysis, including a thesis study concentrating on the relationship between education, obesity, and its effects on wages in the U.S.
  • Excellent communication skills. Speak fluent Russian.
6/1/98-1/12/06 - Data Analyst. Insurance Services Office, Jersey City, NJ.
  • Primary responsibilities include: writing circulars (entails analysis of trends and programming skills), reviewing other staff s circulars, and responding to clients' inquiries.
  • Provide customized data requests to insurance companies. Responsibilities include: writing preliminary proposals for clients, creating programs to extract data, preparing final reports, and responding to clients' inquiries.
  • Conduct phone surveys to determine clients' needs.
2/98-5/98 - Internship at AMRESCO Research, Dallas, TX.
  • Collected information on real estate markets, economic trends, capital market trends, companies.
  • Accessed a variety of databases, including: the lntemet, Bloomberg, REIS, Jamison, RFA, Claritas, FW Dodge, and Dun & Bradstreet.
1/98-5/98 - Internship at Fox, Twerdahl, Lehmann, & Co. Mergers and Acquisition Advisory Firm, Dallas, TX
  • Executed acquisition candidate information projects for clients and actively participated in buying and selling of companies.
8/97-12/97 - Internship at U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Dallas, TX.
  • Provided clients with calculated statistical infomation, such as: CPI, PPI, Employment and Earnings, ECI, and other.
  • Researched and resolved client inquiries regarding market values and market trends.
  • Dr. Irving Hoch, Ph.D., Professor of Economics and Political Economy, UTD, (972) 883-2928
  • Dr. Randall Filer, Ph.D, Professor of Economics, Hunter College, (212) 772-5499
  • Norma Masella, Manager, Insurance Services Office, (201) 469-2314


Advisor for the Economic Honor Society – Omicron Delta Epsilon (ODE).