Wayne Wendling, Carroll University

Wayne Wendling

Senior Lecturer in Analytics 414.581.0487 wwendlin@carrollu.edu Business Hall 205

TEACHES IN THE FOLLOWING PROGRAM(S)

Business

Biography

Dr. Wendling joined the faculty of Carroll University in 2018 after a forty-year career as an economist and analytics professional for organizations in the health care, research and insurance industries. In addition to publications and professional advisory activities, he has developed analytics programs/teams for two international insurers, directed multiple survey groups, brought new insurance products to market and holds a patent for changed workflow based on a predictive model.

Education

  • University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Ph.D., Economics, 1977
  • University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, BA, Economics, 1971

Areas of Specialization

Analytics, Health Economics, Risk and Insurance

Scholarly and Professional Achievements

Peer Reviewed Publications
  • "Optimum Pricing Strategies for Sports Events," Management Science in Sports, (A special issue of The Institute of Management Science) North-Holland Publishing Company, 1976.
  • “Compensating Wage Differentials for Hazardous Work,” Quarterly Review of Economics and Business, (Autumn, 1978).
  • "A Reexamination of the Impact of Certificate-of-Need Regulation," Socioeconomic Issues in Health Care, (1978).
  • “A Comparison of Probit, Logit, Discriminant Analysis and OLS,” Proceedings of the American Statistical Association, 1979
  • “Nonprofit Firms and the Economic Theory of Regulation,” Quarterly Review of Economics and Business, (Autumn, 1980).
  • “Capitalization, Considerations for Education Finance,” Evaluation and Policy Management, (1980).
  • “Health Manpower Programs to Affect Physician Location,” Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law, (Spring 1981).
  •  “The Cost of Education Index,” Journal of Education Finance, (1981).
  • “Good News for Schools,” Journal of Education Finance, (1981).
  • “Collective Bargaining Over Plant Closure,”   Proceedings of the Thirty-Fifth Annual Meeting of the Industrial Relations Research Association, December 1982.
  • "Seeking Controls with Health Care Data," Business and Health, May 1988.
  • "Rethinking Benefits: Responses to a Changing Work Force," Personnel Administrator, November 1988.
  • “Private Dental Practice”, Institute of Medicine, 2009.  The U.S. Oral Health Workforce in the Coming Decade:  Workshop Summary.  Washington, D.C.:  The National Academies Press.
  • “Private Sector Approaches to Dental Workforce Enhancement,” Journal of Public Health Dentistry, Volume 70, June 2010.
  • "Seeking Controls with Health Care Data," Business and Health, May 1988.
  • "Rethinking Benefits: Responses to a Changing Work Force," Personnel Administrator, November 1988.
  • “Private Dental Practice”, Institute of Medicine, 2009.  The U.S. Oral Health Workforce in the Coming Decade:  Workshop Summary.  Washington, D.C.:  The National Academies Press.
  • “Private Sector Approaches to Dental Workforce Enhancement,” Journal of Public Health Dentistry, Volume 70, June 2010.

Books and Monographs
  • Do Tax Abatements Impair the Financing of Public Education? The Upjohn Institute for Employment Research, Kalamazoo, Michigan, 1981.
  • The Plant Closure Policy Dilemma: Labor, Law and Bargaining, The Upjohn Institute for Employment Research, Kalamazoo, Michigan, 1984.
  • The Regulatory Impact on Pensions, International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans, Brookfield, Wisconsin, 1985.

Professional Conference Presentations
  • “Industrial Safety and Collective Bargaining,” Proceedings of the Thirtieth Annual Meeting of the Industrial Relations Research Association, December 1977. 
  • "The Regulatory Impact on Hospitals,” Annual Meeting of the American Economic Association, Atlanta, Georgia, 1979.
  • “Collective Bargaining Over Plant Closure,”   Proceedings of the Thirty-Fifth Annual Meeting of the Industrial Relations Research Association, December 1982.
  • “Legislative Voting on Education Finance and Health Care,” Annual Meeting of the American Education Finance Association, Washington, D.C., 1983.

Participation in Professional and Industry Activities
  • NCCI Actuarial Committee, 2003; NCCI Medical Research Committee; 2013 - 2016.
  • Research Advisory Committee, Workers Compensation Research Institute, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1998 – 2004, 2006 - 2008.
  • External Advisory Committee, Harvard School of Public Health, Department of Health and Social Behavior, 2005 – 2006.
  • Pension Research Council, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, 2005 – 2006
  • External Reviewer, General Accounting Office, 2005 – 2006.
  • Healthcare Administration Simplification Coalition, 2006.
  • Research Advisory Committee, Integrated Benefits Institute, 2000 – 2001.
  • Society of Professional Benefit Administration, 1989 – 2001.  Chaired Task Force on the RBRVS.
  • Editorial Advisory Board and Regular Contributor, Journal of Compensation and Benefits, New York, New York, 1987 - 1988.
  • Reviewer, National Science Foundation, Washington, D.C., 1986 - 1988.
  • Reviewer, Small Business Administration, Washington, D.C., 1984 – 1988.
  • Technical Review Committee, Alaska Department of Education, Anchorage, Alaska, 1982 – 1983.
  • Reviewer, Quarterly Review of Economics and Business, 1979 – 1988.
  • American Economic Association, 1977 – 1988; 2008 - present.

Selected Research Grants

U.S. Department of Labor:  1976 – 1977; 1984 – 1985.

  • U.S. Department of Commerce:  1976 – 1977.
  • Spencer Foundation:  1981 – 1983.

Selected Testimony

  • "Fair Reduction-in-Force Practice Act of 1984."  U.S. House of Representatives, Committee on Post Office and Civil Service, Subcommittee on Human Resources, 1984.
  • "Making Tax Abatements More Effective."  Michigan House of Representatives, 1984.
  • "Concerns and Consensus on Local Tax Incentives for Business."  Michigan House of Representatives, 1984.
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