Dr. Rubb began his teaching career in 1994 and has been at Sacred Heart University
since 2003. Previously, he had taught at Northeastern University, Bryant College, Bentley
College, and Providence College. 

He is a past member or current member of the faculty senate, university academic affairs
committee, as well as several departmental and college wide committees. 

Degrees: BS from the University of Dayton; MS from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute,
Hartford; Ph.D. from Northeastern University. 

Professor Rubb's teaching focus includes courses in Managerial Economics and
introductory courses in economics at both the graduate and undergraduate level. 

Dr. Rubb has presented several papers and several regional and international conferences.
A prolific scholar, Dr. Rubb has published papers in Demography, Applied Economics
Letters, Eastern Economics Journal, Economics of Education Review, Economics of
Education, and elsewhere. 



Overeducation and Earnings within an Occupation: Controlling for Occupational Heterogeneity of Nurses, Business Faculty Publications (2014)

Using data from the 2004 National Sample Survey of Registered Nurses, the role of occupational...



Factors Influencing the Likelihood of Overeducation: A Bivariate Probit With Sample Selection Framework, Business Faculty Publications (2014)

Contrary to expectations, the likelihood of overeducation is shown to be inversely related to unemployment...



Overeducation, Undereducation and Asymmetric Information In Occupational Mobility, Business Faculty Publications (2013)

Due to short-term asymmetric information, overeducated and undereducated workers are shown to have different optimal...



Spouse Overeducation and Family Migration: Evidence from the US (with Michael A. Quinn), Business Faculty Publications (2011)

Scholars have noted that marriage frequently results in a sub-optimal job search. This literature suggests...



Earnings of Nurses in Non-Nursing Occupations: Evidence of Significant Nursing Dissatisfaction?, Business Faculty Publications (2010)

In examining the nursing shortage, many scholars note the high correlation between job dissatisfaction and...