Michael Szenberg

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Michael Szenberg
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Born Michael Szenberg
(1934-04-08) April 8, 1934 (age 80)
Sosnowiec, Poland
Occupation Professor and Author
Language English
Nationality American
Alma mater CUNY Graduate Center
Genre Economics, biography
Spouse Miriam Szenberg
Children Naomi Kunin, Avi

Michael Szenberg (born 1934) is a distinguished professor of economics and past Chairman of the Finance and Economics department at Pace University's Lubin School of Business.[1] He was the editor of The American Economist. [2][3]

Life[edit]

The author and editor of seventeen books, including Economics of the Israeli Diamond Industry (Basic Books, 1973), The Welfare Effects of Trade Restrictions (Academic Press, 1976), Eminent Economists: Their Life Philosophies (Cambridge University Press, 1993), Franco Modigliani, A Mind That Never Rests (Palgrave Macmillan, 2008), Eminent Economists II: Their Life and Work Philosophies (Cambridge University Press, 2013), Secrets of Economic Editors (MIT Press, 2013), and other works many of which were translated into several languages. In addition, he has been interviewed by BBC-TV, Time, Newsweek, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Xinhua News Agency (China), Gazeta USA, TV Tokyo, and many other journalistic outlets regarding international economic matters. He is the author of many scholarly articles and encyclopedia entries such as in the International Encyclopedia of Social Sciences, and the Encyclopedia of Quantitative Finance.

Michael Szenberg has resided on three different continents under different regimes. He graduated from Long Island University (Summa Cum Laude) in 1963 and received his PhD in Economics from the City University of New York in 1970. He also graduated from the Air Force Aeronautics School where he was the Captain of the School's Cadets.

He served as the Editor-in-Chief of The American Economist, 1972 - 2011. In addition, he served as editor of Economics Categories, Cambridge University Press Encyclopedia and was the Coordinator and Chairperson, Editors of Economics Journals, American Economic Association Meetings, 1984 - 2011. He is an editorial consultant to top publishing houses such as Cambridge University Press, Oxford University Press, McGraw Hill, Stanford University Press, Worth, Palgrave-Macmillan, SAS Institute, Elgar, Routledge Publishing Company, and also coeditor with Lall B. Ramrattan of the Economics series of Handbooks by Oxford University Press.

List of selected awards, grants and other honors[edit]

  • 2013 Homer and Charles Pace Faculty Award
  • 2013 John R. Commons Award (most of the past recipients are Nobel Prize winners in Economics). The award was presented at the American Economic Association Meetings, San Francisco.
  • 2012 The International Executive Board of ODE - The Honor Society in Economics established a new Prize: "Michael Szenberg Best Annual Article", The American Economist
  • 2010 Distinguished Scholar Award, Northeast Business and Economics Association (NBEA)
  • 2007 University Faculty Award for Distinguished Service
  • 2004 Northeast Business and Economics Association (NBEA) Excellence in Research and Teaching Award
  • 2004 Eugene Lang Research Fellowship
  • 1999 Lubin Teacher of the Year Award
  • 1994 International Service Award, Academy of Business Administration, London
  • 1993 Special Achievement Award, City University of New York
  • 1993 Teaching Excellence Award, Academy of Business Administration
  • 1992 Lubin School of Business, Pace University First Annual Lubin Teacher of the Year
  • 1987 George Schalkenbach Research Award
  • 1982 Distinguished Service Award, International Honor Society in Economics. The award was presented by Robert Solow, Nobel laureate at the American Economic Association Meetings, Washington, D.C.
  • 1975- 77 U.S. Bureau of International Labor Affairs, United States Department of Labor grant
  • 1972 International Honor Society in Economics Fellowship
  • 1971 Irving Fisher Monograph Award. Final Selection Board consisted of Maurice Allais (Nobel laureate), Kenneth Boulding, Milton Friedman (Nobel laureate), Egon Neuberger and Paul Samuelson (Nobel laureate). The award was presented by Milton Friedman at the John Commons Session at the American Economic Association Meetings, New Orleans
  • 1970 Israel Diamond Institute grant
  • 1962 American Colleges Abroad Award

Selected books[edit]

  • The Great Recession: Major Religious and Far Eastern Perspectives on the Global and Economic and Financial Crisis ed., with Lall Ramrattan, with a Foreword by Paul W. Grimes (Amazon Press, 2013)
  • Secrets of Economics Editors ed., with Lall Ramrattan, with a Foreword by Robert Solow (MIT Press, 2013)
  • Eminent Economists II: Their Life and Work Philosophies ed., with Lall Ramrattan, with a Foreword by Robert Solow (Cambridge University, 2013)
  • Franco Modigliani: A Mind That Never Rests, with Lall Ramrattan, with a Foreword by Robert Solow (Palgrave Macmillan, 2008)
  • Samuelsonian Economics and the 21st Century ed., with Lall Ramrattan and Aaron Gottesman, with a Foreword by Kenneth Arrow (Oxford University Press, 2006)
  • New Frontiers in Economics ed., with Lall Ramrattan, with a Foreword by Paul A. Samuelson (Cambridge University Press, 2004)
  • Passion and Craft: Economists at Work, ed. with a Foreword by Paul A. Samuelson (Michigan University Press, 1999) ISBN 0-472-06685-4
  • Eminent Economists: Their Life Philosophies ed., (Cambridge University Press, 1993) ISBN 0-521-44987-1
  • The Welfare Effects of Trade Restrictions with an Introduction by Robert Baldwin (Academic Press, 1976)
  • Economics of the Israeli Diamond Industry with an Introduction by Milton Friedman (Basic Books, 1973) ISBN 0-465-01806-8 Earned Irving Fisher Monograph Award. Final Selection Board consisted of Maurice Allais (Nobel laureate), Kenneth Boulding, Milton Friedman (Nobel laureate), Egon Neuberger and Paul Samuelson (Nobel laureate)

Selected commissioned economics handbooks, Oxford University Press, with Lall Ramrattan[edit]

  • The Oxford Handbook of Sports Economics [3 Volumes], ed. by Kahane, Leo H. and Stephen Shmanske
  • Economics of Happiness, ed. by Boettke, Peter
  • Economics of Conflict Resolution, ed. by Bolton, Gary E. and Rachel Croson
  • Entrepreneurial Finance, ed. by Cumming, Douglas
  • Judaism and the Economy, ed. by Levine, Aaron
  • Christianity and the Economy, ed. by Oslington, Paul
  • Islam and the Economy, ed. by El-Gamal, Mahmoud Amin
  • Economics of Peace and Conflict, ed. by Garfinkel, Michelle and Stergios Skaperdas

Selected articles[edit]

  • "A Generalized Model for Foreign Domestic Investment Flows to All Countries" with Lall Ramrattan, The Journal of Developing Areas, Fall 2013.
  • "The Paradoxical/ Ironic Behavior of Regions in Response to Free Trade and Growth in The Post-Cold War Global Economy" with Lall Ramrattan, The International Journal of Finance, Fall 2012.
  • "Colonial Dependency, Core-Periphery and Capitalism: A Case Study of the Guyana Economy," with Lall Ramrattan, The Journal of Developing Areas, Spring 2010.
  • "Memorializing Milton Friedman: A Review of His Major Works, 1912-2006," with Lall Ramrattan, The American Economist, Spring 2008.
  • "Samuelson and the Dual Pasinetti Theorem," with Lall Ramrattan, The American Economist, Fall 2007.
  • "The Influence of International Trade on the Environment," with Lall Ramrattan, Journal of Environmental Assessment Policy and Management, June 2007.
  • "Global Competition and the United States Pharmaceutical Industry," with Lall Ramrattan, The American Economist, Fall 2006.
  • "Ten Ways to Know Paul A. Samuelson," with Aron Gottesman and Lall Ramrattan, Economics of Education Review, Spring 2006. (Text of a talk delivered at Paul Samuelson's 90th birthday gala celebration, May 15, 2005, in Boston.) Translated into Spanish. Reprinted in El Mercurio – the leading newspaper in Chile, 2009.
  • "Paul A. Samuelson: Philosopher and Theorist," with Aron Gottesman and Lall Ramrattan, International Journal of Social Economics 32, no. 4, 2005.
  • "Samuelson's Economics: The Continuing Legacy," with Aron Gottesman and Lall Ramrattan, Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics, Summer 2005.
  • "The Effect of Telecom Density Data on Growth, Efficiencies and Distributions in Global Economies," with Lall Ramrattan, Journal of Financial Transformation, August 2004.
  • "Anomalies in Economics Enrollment: 1991-1992 to 1995-1996," with Waldo Lombardi and Lall Ramrattan, Economics of Education Review, Spring 2004.
  • "Rankings and Pricing Issues of Economics Journals," with Lall Ramrattan, The American Economist, Spring 2003.
  • "The Post NAFTA Influence of Trade Adjustment Assistance on the U.S. Garment Industry," with Lall Ramrattan, Global Business and Economics Review, Spring 2002.
  • "Trade Adjustment Assistance and Import Competition," with Lall Ramrattan, International Trade Journal, Spring 2002.
  • "Coping with Cultural Differences in International Market Research," with Lall Ramrattan and Alan Zimmerman, Journal of Financial Transformation, December 2001.
  • "The Quality of Life in U.S. Metropolitan Areas in the 1990s," with Lall Ramrattan and T. Webster, Interdisciplinary Environmental Review, July 2001.
  • "Implementing International Qualitative Research: Techniques and Obstacles," with Alan Zimmerman, Qualitative Market Research: An International Journal, 2001.
  • "Progress, Sustainable Development and the Biotechnological Society," International Journal of Social Economics, 2000.
  • "Managing God's Estate: Current Environmental Policies and the Biblical Tradition," International Journal of Social Economics, vol. 24, no. 6, 1997.
  • "Disseminating Scholarly Output," The American Journal of Economics and Sociology, vol. 55, no. 3, 1996
  • "The Structure of the American Book Publishing Industry," with Eric Lee, Journal of Cultural Economics, vol. 18, 1994.
  • "Editing the Life Philosophies Series of the 1930s Generation of Eminent Economists," Revue Europeenne des Sciences Sociales, vol. XXX, no. 92, 1992.
  • "The Making of the 1930s Generation of Eminent Economists" with Eric Lee, International Journal of Social Economics, vol. 18, no. 11/12, 1991.
  • "The Walters-Lawson Affair and Two Worlds of Communication: A Collision", in American Journal of Economics and Sociology, 1990.
  • "The Price, Quantity and Welfare Effects of U.S. Trade protection: The Case of Footwear," with Eric Lee, International Economic Journal, vol. 2, no. 4, 1988.
  • "On My Mind: Compensation for Journal Editors: A Major Cost Element," The Journal of Academic Librarianship, vol. 14, no.4, 1988.
  • "Resurgent Protectionism and U.S. Commercial Policy," with Eric Lee, Journal of East and West Studies, vol. 17, no.2, 1988.
  • Several articles have been translated into foreign languages, and "recommended for further reading" by The Journal of Economic Perspectives (a journal of the American Economic Association).

Encyclopedia entries[edit]

  • "Paul Samuelson," with Lall Ramrattan, An Encyclopedia of Keynesian Economics, (London and New York: Edward Elgar, 2013).
  • "Franco Modigliani," with Lall Ramrattan, An Encyclopedia of Keynesian Economics, (London and New York: Edward Elgar, 2013).
  • "Lawrence Klein," with Lall Ramrattan, An Encyclopedia of Keynesian Economics, (London and New York: Edward Elgar, 2013).
  • "Stanley Fisher," with Lall Ramrattan, An Encyclopedia of Keynesian Economics, (London and New York: Edward Elgar, 2013).
  • "Franco Modigliani," with Lall Ramrattan, Encyclopedia of Quantitative Finance, (London and New York: John Wiley and Sons, 2008).
  • "Minimum Wage," with Lall Ramrattan, International Encyclopedia of Social Sciences, 2nd Edition (London and New York: Macmillan Reference, 2007).
  • "Mathematics in Social Sciences," with Lall Ramrattan, International Encyclopedia of Social Sciences, 2nd Edition (London and New York: Macmillan Reference, 2007).
  • "Rudolf Hilferding," with Lall Ramrattan, International Encyclopedia of Social Sciences, 2nd Edition (London and New York: Macmillan Reference, 2007).
  • "Consumption Function," with Lall Ramrattan, International Encyclopedia of Social Sciences, 2nd Edition (London and New York: Macmillan Reference, 2007).
  • "Tatonnement," with Lall Ramrattan, International Encyclopedia of Social Sciences, 2nd Edition (London and New York: Macmillan Reference, 2007).
  • "Primitive Communism," with Lall Ramrattan, International Encyclopedia of Social Sciences, 2nd Edition (London and New York: Macmillan Reference, 2007).
  • "Dravidians," with Lall Ramrattan, International Encyclopedia of Social Sciences, 2nd Edition (London and New York: Macmillan Reference, 2007).
  • "Econometrics," with Lall Ramrattan, International Encyclopedia of Social Sciences, 2nd Edition (London and New York: Macmillan Reference, 2007).
  • "Short Period," with Lall Ramrattan, International Encyclopedia of Social Sciences, 2nd Edition (London and New York: Macmillan Reference, 2007).
  • "Discrimination, Wage, by Race," with Lall Ramrattan, International Encyclopedia of Social Sciences, 2nd Edition (London and New York: Macmillan Reference, 2007).
  • "Rules vs. Discretion," with Lall Ramrattan, International Encyclopedia of Social Sciences, 2nd Edition (London and New York: Macmillan Reference, 2007).
  • "Reflection Problem," with Lall Ramrattan, International Encyclopedia of Social Sciences, 2nd Edition (London and New York: Macmillan Reference, 2007).
  • "Hamilton's Rule," with Lall Ramrattan, International Encyclopedia of Social Sciences, 2nd Edition (London and New York: Macmillan Reference, 2007). ADD
  • "Identification Problem," with Lall Ramrattan, International Encyclopedia of Social Sciences, 2nd Edition (London and New York: Macmillan Reference, 2007). ADD
  • "Hicks, John R.," with Lall Ramrattan, International Encyclopedia of Social Sciences, 2nd Edition (London and New York: Macmillan Reference, 2007). ADD
  • "The Diamond Industry," with Lall Ramrattan, International Encyclopedia of Social Sciences, 2nd Edition (London and New York: Macmillan Reference, 2007).
  • "Consumption," with Lall Ramrattan, International Encyclopedia of Social Sciences, 2nd Edition (London and New York: Macmillan Reference, 2007).
  • "Expectations," with Lall Ramrattan, International Encyclopedia of Social Sciences, 2nd Edition (London and New York: Macmillan Reference, 2007).
  • "The Taylor Rule," with Lall Ramrattan, International Encyclopedia of Social Sciences, 2nd Edition (London and New York: Macmillan Reference, 2007).
  • "Franco Modigliani," with Lall Ramrattan, International Encyclopedia of Social Sciences, 2nd Edition (London and New York: Macmillan Reference, 2007).
  • "Gerard Debreu," with Lall Ramrattan, International Encyclopedia of Social Sciences, 2nd Edition (London and New York: Macmillan Reference, 2007).
  • "Franco Modigliani," with Lall Ramrattan, Biographical Dictionary of American Economists (London and New York: Thoemmes Continuum, 2006).
  • "Paul A. Samuelson," with Lall Ramrattan, Biographical Dictionary of American Economists (London and New York: Thoemmes Continuum, 2006).

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