David I. Rosenbaum

Professor
Associate Director of the Bureau of Business Research

Economics
HLH 525 J
P.O. Box 880489
Lincoln, NE 68588-0489
(402) 472-2318
drosenbaum1@unl.edu
David I. Rosenbaum Photo
Education
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin--Madison

Areas of Expertise
  • Forensic Economics
  • Cost-Benefit Analysis
Appointments
  • Associate Director, Bureau of Business Research

David Rosenbaum is the associate director of the Bureau of Business Research and a professor of economics at the University of Nebraska – Lincoln. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and bachelor’s in economics at the University of Maryland. His research has led to nearly 50 publications covering topics in industrial organization, labor economics, and forensic economics.

Rosenbaum has been involved in a number of funded projects, including a variety of cost-benefit analyzes, as well as evaluations of several policy programs. He was also the consulting economist to the Nebraska Public Service Commission, where he testified several times on telecommunications-related matters.

Selected Publications/Articles
  • Rosenbaum, D. I., Cushing, M. J., Baquet, D. (2018). Worklife and Occupation Physical Requirements: A Three-State Switching Model. Journal of Forensic Economics, 27(2).
  • Rosenbaum, D. I., Schap, D., Luthy, M. L. (2018). A 2017 Survey of Forensic Economists: Their Methods, Estimates, and Perspectives. Journal of Forensic Economics, 27(1), 35-62.
  • Rosenbaum, D. I., Knoshaug, K. (2018). Assessing Economic Damages in Personal Injury and Wrongful Death Litigation: The State of Iowa. Journal of Forensic Economics, 27(1), 71-92.
  • Baquet, D., Cushing, M. J., Rosenbaum, D. I. (2017). Worklife by Occupation Physical Requirements. Journal of Legal Economics, 23(2), 1-30.
  • Rosenbaum, D. I., Richardson, M. (2016). Assessing Economic Damages in Personal Injury and Wrongful Death Litigation: The State of Nebraska. Journal of Forensic Economics, 26(2).
  • Rosenbaum, D. I., Cushing, M. J. (2016). Loss of Accumulation of Estate in Wrongful Death: A State-by-State Analysis. Journal of Legal Economics, 22(2), 65-106.
  • Matheson, V. A., Rosenbaum, D. I., Schap, D. (2016). Wrongful Death: Who Recovers What, Where, and How. Journal of Legal Economics, 22(2), 25-32.
  • Luthy, M. L., Brookshire, M. L., Rosenbaum, D. I., Schap, D., Slesnick, F. L. (2015). A 2015 Survey of Forensic Economists: Their Methods, Estimates, and Perspectives. Journal of Forensic Economics, 26(1), 53-84.
  • Cushing, M. J., Rosenbaum, D. I. (2014). Evolving Labor Market Transition Probabilities and their Impact on Worklife Estimates. Journal of Forensic Economics, 25(1), 25-50.
  • Cushing, M. J., Rosenbaum, D. I. (2014). Labor Market Transitions and Geographic Mobility: Implications for Worklife Studies. Journal of Legal Economics, 21(1), 21-40.
Books and Book Chapters
  • Rosenbaum, D. I., Schap, D. (2016). Differences Among State Court Jurisdictions in Damage Calculations. In Frank D. Tinari (Ed.), Forensic Economics: Determining Personal Damages in Civil Litigation (pp. 191-204). Palgrave MacMillan. https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1057/978-1-137-56392-7_12
  • Rosenbaum, D. I., Lenich, J. (2002). Market Power and Simultaneous Recoupment in the Maryland Medical Electronic Claim Submission Market. In Daniel Slottje (Ed.), Measuring Market Power (pp. 79-114). Amsterdam: North Holland Publishing.
  • Rosenbaum, D. I., Chouinard, H. (1998). Alcoa and Market Dominance in the Aluminum Industry. In Rosenbaum, David (Ed.), Market Dominance: How Firms Gain, Hold or Lose it and the Impact on Economic Performance. Westport, CT: Praeger Publishing.
  • Rosenbaum, D. I. (1998). Conclusion. Market Dominance: How Firms Gain, Hold or Lose it and the Impact on Economic Performance. Westport, CT: Praeger Publishing.
  • Rosenbaum, D. I. (1998). Introduction. Market Dominance:  How Firms Gain, Hold or Lose it and the Impact on Economic Performance. Westport, CT: Praeger Publishing.
  • Rosenbaum, D. I., Hall, P. (1989). Pricing, Product Differentiation and the Dominant Firm: Borden's ReaLemon Foods. In Daniel T. Seymour (Ed.), Pricing: Strategies for Products and Service (pp. 263-283). Chicago, IL: Probus Publishing.
  • Rosenbaum, D. I. (1987). Advertising and Entry: The Case of Light Beer. In Robert L. Wills (Ed.), Issues After a Century of Federal Competition Policy (pp. 223-234). Lexington, MA: Lexington Books.
Consulting Work
  • Consulting with area Attorneys on a variety of economic matters.
  • Consulted with Nebraska Public Service Commission
Undergraduate Courses
  • Economics 212 in the Thompson Scholars Program 
  • RAIK 182H
Professional Service
  • April, 2016 -- March, 2018              President, American Academy of Economic and Financial Experts.
  • January, 2015 -- January, 2018       Midwest Vice President, National Association of Forensic Economics.
  • January, 2020 -- December, 2020    President-Elect, National Association of Forensic Economics.
Awards
  • U.S. Professor of the Year, Carnegie Foundation for Advancement of Teaching. (2007).
  • Honorable Mention, Best Paper, NRRI Journal of Applied Regulation. (2005).
  • Nominee, System-Wide Outstanding Teaching and Instructional Creativity Award, University of Nebraska. (2003, 2004).
  • College of Business Distinguished Teaching Award, University of Nebraska-Lincoln. (1999, 2000).
  • University-Wide Distinguished Teaching Award, University of Nebraska-Lincoln. (1988).