Dr. Fiorentina Angjellari-Dajci

Dr. Fiorentina Angjellari-Dajci  

Adjunct​ Professor of Economics

P: 904-256-7899
​ E: fangjel@ju.edu

CV: Angjellari-Dajci, Fiorentina CV.pdf


PhD in Economics, Kansas State University, 2005

Dissertation: Output Performance, Institutions and Structural Policy Reforms for Transition Economies

M.A. in Economics, Kansas State University, 2002

Academic Experience

Florida State College at Jacksonville, FL, 2015 – present

Jacksonville University, FL, 2013-2015

Rochester Institute of Technology, NY, 2011-2013

Paine College, GA, 2009-2011

Professional Experience

Dr. Dajci’s research interests include: real estate markets, economic evaluations of health care and e-Health, forecasting business cycles and building current and leading performance indicators for regional economies and estimating the economic impacts of higher education to the local economy. Dr. Dajci has published numerous journal articles and book chapters, secured several research grants, shared ideas with the media and local newspapers about where the regional economy is headed, and has presented her research locally, nationally and internationally.


Global Cities Initiative, Developing an Export Strategy for Jacksonville MSA, Co-Principal Investigator, with Borg, R. and Johansen, D., The Brookings Institute, January 2014 - present

“Economic Impacts of Paine College to Augusta Metropolitan Statistical Area,” UNCF Henry C. McBay Research Fellowship, Principal Investigator, Grant Award, June - Oct 2011

“Conservation of Information for Intelligent Systems: A New Approach to Systems of Human-Machine-Robotic Agents Operating Under Uncertainty,” Co-PI, Department of Defense, US Army Research Office, with Lawless, W. F., PI, June 2010 - July 2011

Recent Scholarship & Research

"Uncovering Hidden Industry Linkages in Northeast Florida's Regional Economy: The Case for Export Expansion in Florida's Fourth Largest MSA" with Richard Cebula, Robert Boylan, and Rody Borg, Forthcoming, Journal of Regional Policy Analysis, Forthcoming.

"The Effect of Historic District Designation on the Prices of Single-Family Homes in the Oldest U.S. City, St. Augustine, Florida," with Cebula, R., Journal of Property Research, Forthcoming.

"Firm Size, Dual Brokerage, and National Franchise Affiliation of Real Estate Brokerage Firms: Unexpected Results for the Period 2008–2013," with Richard J. Cebula, and Robert Boylan, Journal of Housing Research, 2015, 24:2, pp. 175-191.


"The Impact of Taxes and HOA Fees on Single-Family Home Prices" with Richard Cebula, Robert Boylan, Douglass Izzard and George Gresham, International Advances in Economic Research, May 2015, pp. 201-212. http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11294-015-9521-4

"The Disenfranchisement/Enfranchisement Voter Participation Rate Hypothesis: Preliminary Analysis" with Richard Cebula and Fabrizio Rossi, International Journal of  Applied Economics, Forthcoming.

"Financial Market Determinants of the Real Cost of Funds to Public Corporations in the U.S.: 2SLS and GMM Findings," with Richard Cebula, Fabrizio Rossi and Maggie Foley, Journal of Financial Economic Policy, Forthcoming.

"Are There Interregional Differences in the Response of Cigarette Smoking to State Cigarette Excise Taxes in the U.S.? Panel Data Evidence for the Nine U.S. Census Divisions," with Richard Cebula, Journal of Applied Statistics, Forthcoming.


"Net Migration Determinants," with M. Foley, Journal of Regional Analysis & Policy, 2015,(1),pp.30-35.http://jrap-journal.org/pastvolumes/2010/v45/jrap_v45_n1_frontmatter.pdf

"An Exploratory Empirical Inquiry into the Impact of Federal Budget Deficits on the Ex Post Real Interest Rate Yield on Ten Year Treasury Notes over the Last Half Century," with Richard J. Cebula, and M. Foley, Journal of Economics and Finance, 2014, Volume 38(1)

"Human Capital Accumulation in Medical Simulated Learning Environments: A Framework for Economic Evaluation," Forthcoming, (2016) with Sapienza, C., and Lawless, W. F.,

In Meir Russ eds. Quantitative Multidisciplinary Approaches in Human Capital and Asset Management, Hershey, PA: IGI

"Economic Evaluations for Service Delivery in Autism Spectrum Disorders: Benefit-Cost Analysis for Emerging Telehealth Systems," (2013) with Stachura, M. E., Lawless, W. F., Wood, E. A., and DiBattistto, C. In  I. M. Miranda and M. M. Cruz-Cunha eds. Handbook of Research on ICTs for Healthcare and Social Services: Developments and Applications, Hershey, PA: IGI http://www.igi-global.com/chapter/economic-evaluations-service-delivery-autism/78016

 "Telehealth-based Systems for Diagnosis, Management and Treatment of Autism Spectrum Disorders: Challenges, Opportunities and Applications," (2013) with Lawless, W. F., Agarwal, N., Oberleitner, R.., Coleman, B., Warsi, S., and Kavoossi, M. In  I. M. Miranda and M. M. Cruz-Cunha eds. Handbook of Research on ICTs for Healthcare and Social Services: Developments and Applications, Hershey, PA: IGI.


"Social Network Analysis and Bistability: From Theory to a Computational Model of Control" (2011), with Romaner, K. M., Sofge, D. A., Patton, T., Hobbs, S. H., Enslein, A., Hodges, C., Zuchegno, K., & Lawless, W. F. In M. Cruz-Cunha, P. Gonçalves, N. Lopes, E. Miranda, & G. Putnik (Eds.), Handbook of Research on Business Social Networking: Organizational, Managerial, and Technological Dimensions (pp. 14-33). DOI:10.4018/978-1-61350-168-9.ch002


Personal Interests

Active and athletic, Fiorentina enjoys yoga, zumba, jogging on the beach and the practice of healing arts.