IJSF Editorial Board

Executive Editor

Jane Ruseski

West Virginia University
United States

E-mail: jane.ruseski@mail.wvu.edu

Jane Ruseski serves as the associate director of the Bureau of Business and Economic Research and is an associate professor of economics.  She received her PhD in economics from the Johns Hopkins University in 1998.  Her research has focused on applying theory and econometrics to topics in health, sports, and gambling economics.  Some of her current research focuses on the individual determinants of healthy behaviors, primarily participation in physical activity and sport; the effect of health behaviors and leisure activities (for example, gambling) on health outcomes, including chronic conditions and obesity; and health disparities.  Other recent research topics include: evaluating the effect of hospital-physician integration on hospital performance; comparative analyses of health care reform policies and health care system performance; and the role non-price competition in intercollegiate athletics. She has published in several journals including Contemporary Economic Policy, Health Economics,Southern Economic Journal, BE Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy, Journal of Sports Economics, International Journal of Sport Finance, Journal of Physical Activity and Health, and Journal of Socioeconomics.

Associate Editors

Brian Soebbing

University of Alberta


Mario Lackner

Johannes Kepler University Linz
Upper Austria


Qi Ge

Vassar College
New York
United States