Dr. Jamie Wagner received her Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln and is a faculty member in the Economics Department at the University of Nebraska at Omaha. She also directs the Center for Economic Education working with pre-service and K-12 teachers in the Omaha area. Dr. Wagner's research interests include economic education, economic pedagogy, and financial literacy. She is a dynamic speaker who demonstrates economics concepts through interactive activities including simulations, discussions, and games.
Principles of Microeconomics
Principles of Macroeconomics
Economics of Education
Financial Literacy Education
Economics to Pre-Service Teachers
Economic EducationEconomics PedagogyFinancial Literacy
Dr. Jamie Wagner directs the UNO Center for Economic Education. The UNO Center for Economic Education improves the economic and financial literacy of current and future Nebraska and Western Iowa citizens by providing educational and training programs and materials for teachers of K-12 classes.http://www.unomaha.edu/college-of-business-administration/center-for-economic-education/index.php
Awards and Honors
2017 National Rockonomics College Competition Champions, Teaching - 2017
2018 CBA Super Hero Award, Leadership - 2018
CBA Holiday Baking winner—cookies, Service, University - 2017
Midlands Business Journal 2017 Top 40 Under 40, Service, Community - 2017
2020 NAEE Rising Researcher Award, Scholarship/Research - 2020
NAEE 2020 NEFE Best Paper in Economic Education, Scholarship/Research - 2020
2021 Alumni Outstanding Teaching Award, Teaching - 2021
BA, Hastings College, Hastings, NE, Mathematics and Economics, Pre-Actuarial Science, 2010
MA, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE, Economics, 2013
Ph D, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE, Economics, 2015
Wagner, Jamie, Walstad, William. 2019. The Effects of Financial Education on Short-term and Long-term Financial Behaviors, Journal of Consumer Affairs, 53, 1, 234-259.
Wagner, Jamie. 2019. Financial Education and Financial Literacy by Income and Education Groups, Journal of Financial Counseling and Planning, 30, 1.
Smith, Ben, Wagner, Jamie. 2018. Adjusting for Guessing and Applying a Statistical Test to the Disaggregation of Value-Added Learning Scores, Journal of Economic Education, 49, 4, 307-323.
Walstad, William, Wagner, Jamie. 2016. The Disaggregation of Value-added Test Scores to Assess Learning Outcomes in Economics Courses, Journal of Economic Education, 47, 2, 1-11.
Walstad, William , Urban, Carly, Asarta, Carlos , Breitbach, Elizabeth , Bosshardt, William , Heath, Julie, O'Neill, Barbara, Wagner, Jamie, Xiao, Jing . 2017. Perspectives on Evaluation in Financial Education: Landscape, Issues, and Studies, Journal for Economic Education, 48, 2, 93-112.
Internet Publication, Omaha Moms Blog, Continual Financial Literacy contributor for the Omaha Mom's Blog which launched June 7, 2017., 06/01/2017
Internet Publication, Financial Literacy Blog with Centris Federal Credit Union, Monthly blog related to financial literacy or personal finance matters., 08/01/2018