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Bruce L. Jaffee

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(812) 855-8797
jaffee [at] indiana [dot] edu (E-mail)
Business School

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  • Emeritus Professor of Business Economics and Public Policy


  • Bloomington


  • AB, Brown University, 1967
  • MA, John Hopkins University, 1969
  • PhD, John Hopkins University, 1971

Professional Experience

  • Faculty Athletic Representatives, Indiana University, 2003-2011
  • Acting Director, Indiana University CIBER, January 1 - May 31, 2007; Executive Director, November 2009 -
  • Kelley School of Business, Indiana University, Associate Dean - Academics, 1997-2003
  • Department of Business Economics and Public Policy, Indiana University Faculty Lecturer 1971-72, Assistant Professor 1972-76, Associate Professor 1976-86, Professor 1986-2010, Department Chairman 1988-1997, 2008-2010
  • Advisory Professor, University of Shanghai for Science and Technology, Shanghai, China, 1981-current

Awards, Honors & Certifications

  • Doctor Honoris Causa, Budapest Universit of Economic Sciences (1999)
  • National Defense Education Act Fellowship
  • Woodrow Wilson Dissertation Fellowship
  • John Hopkins University Fellowship
  • Summer Research Grants, Kelley School of Business (various years)
  • Summer Research Grants, Indiana University
  • Indiana Real Estate Certification Program, grant in support of a state energy project
  • Food Marketing Institute, grant in support of research on exclusive distribution territories
  • State of Indiana, State Utilities Forecasting Group, member of the Governing Board
  • Poynter Fellow, Seminar on Professional Responsibility supported by the Exxon Educational Foundation
  • Ameritech Foundation, grants to study the impact and effectiveness of export promotion policies and to investigate the relationship between the U.S.-Canada Free Trade Act and the 1990 Clean Air Act Amendments
  • U.S. Agency for International Development, project for management training in the Czech Republic, Hungary, and Poland, managerial economics and industrial organization module coordinator
  • Committee to Restore Indiana's Property Tax Controls, grant to study economic trends in property taxes
  • South Central Indiana Coalition, grant to measure the economic impact of the Naval Surface Warfare Center, Crane Division
  • Indiana Manufacturing Excellence Roundtable, study to measure production and productivity trends in Indiana manufacturing
  • Southwestern Indiana Regional Highway Coalition, grant to study the economic effects of NAFTA and its relationship to an I-69 extension
  • U.S. Agency for International Development, project for business executive education and training in Hungary, project director
  • Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission, projects to analyze the impacts of energy market deregulation in Indiana
  • U.S. Department of State, grant to develop an English language MBA program in China
  • Doctoral Teaching Excellence Award (1979, 82)
  • Student Alumni Council, Outstanding Faculty Award (1987)
  • Alpha Kappa Psi Alumni Award for Teaching Excellence (1990, 93, 95, 96)
  • Edison Electric Institute, Master Instructor Award (1993)
  • Teaching Excellence Recognition Award (1998)

Professional Interests

Economic Impact Studies, Energy Policy, State and Local Taxation, Regulatory Impact, Industry Regulation, Microeconomic Public Policy

Selected Publications

  • Jaffee, Bruce L. (2005), “Economic Benefits of Racing are Felt Year-Round in City,” Indianapolis Star, May 1, pp. E1ff.

  • Jaffee, Bruce L. (2005), “U.S. Auto’s Bumpy Road,” Indianapolis Star, December 18, pp. E1ff.