Dorene Isenberg

Professor
Economics

Education

Ph.D., Economics,
University of California, Riverside, 1986

M.A., Economics,
University of California, Riverside, 1982

A.B., Economics,
San Diego State University, 1977

Contact

Duke Hall
209
P: 909.748.8566
E: dorene_isenberg@redlands.edu

Courses Taught

ECON 100: Economics and Society

ECON 230: Does Money Make the World Go Round? A Look at Money in Capitalism

ECON 240: Economics of Race, Class, and Gender

ECON 310: Research Methods in Economics 

ECON 351: Macroeconomic Theory

ECON 430: Financial Systems

Experience

2003-present: Professor of Economics, University of Redlands, Redlands, CA

2008-2011: Chair, Department of Economics, University of Redlands, Redlands, CA

1999-2003: Professor of Economics, Drew University, Madison, NJ

1999-2002: Chair, Department of Economics, Drew University, Madison, NJ

1992-1999: Associate Professor of Economics, Drew University, Madison, NJ

1989-1992: Assistant Professor of Economics, Drew University, Madison, NJ

1984-1988: Assistant Professor of Economics, University of Maine, Orono, ME

1981: Research Assistant, Drylands Research Institute, University of California-Riverside, Riverside, CA

1978-1979: Research Assistant, California Border Area Research Center, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA

Publications

Articles:

Isenberg, D. (1998). The Political Economy of Monetary Policy in the European Union: The Case of Belgium. Review of Radical Political Economics, 30(3), 46-55.

Isenberg, D. (1991). Financial Institutions After the S&L Crisis: A Community-Based Credit Union. Review of Radical Political Economics, 23(1-2), 155-160.

Isenberg, D. (1991). Financial Instability: A Recession Simulation on the U.S. Corporate Structure. Eastern Economic Journal, 17(2), 165-175.

Isenberg, D. (1989). The Financially Fragile Firm: Is There a Case for It in the 1920s? British Review of Economic Issues, 11(25), 27-51.

Isenberg, D.L. (1988). Is There a Case for Minsky's Financial Fragility Hypothesis in the1920s? Journal of Economic Issues, 22(4), 1045-1069.

Books:

Dymski, G.A., & Isenberg, D. (Eds.). (2002). Seeking Shelter on the Pacific Rim: Financial Globalization, Social Change, and the Housing Market. Armonk, NY: M.E. Sharpe.

Book chapters:

Isenberg, D. (2013). The Savings and Loan Crisis and Bailout: Lessons for Policy. In M.H. Wolfson & G.A. Epstein (Eds.), The Handbook of the Political Economy of Financial Crises (pp. 657-676). Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Isenberg, D. (2006). Deregulation. In P. Arestis & M. Sawyer (Eds.), A Handbook of Alternative Monetary Economics (pp. 365-384). Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar.

Isenberg, D. (2003). Housing and Homelessness in a Globalizing Economy. In J.M. Harris & N.R. Goodwin (Eds.), New Thinking in Macroeconomics: Social, Institutional, and Environmental Perspectives. Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar.

Isenberg, D. (2003). The National Origin of Financial Liberalization: The Case of the United States. In P. Arestis, M. Baddeley, & J. McCombie (Eds.), Globalisation, Regionalism, and Economic Activity. Aldershot, UK: Edward Elgar.

Isenberg, D. (2000). The Political Economy of Financial Reform: The Origins of the US Deregulation of 1980 and 1982. In R. Pollin (Ed.), Capitalism, Socialism, and Radical Political Economy: Essays in Honor of Howard J. Sherman. Aldershot, UK: Edward Elgar.

Dymski, G. & Isenberg, D. (1999). Financial Globalization and Housing Policy: From “Golden Age” Housing to “Global Age” Insecurity. In P. Davidson & J, Kregel (Eds.), Full Employment and Price Stability in a Global Economy. Aldershot, UK: Edward Elgar.

Isenberg, D. (1998). The Political Economy of Monetary Policy: The Effects of Globalization and Financial Integration on the EU. In P. Arestis & M.C. Sawyer (Eds.), The Political Economy of Central Banking. Aldershot, UK: Edward Elgar.

Dymski, G. & Isenberg, D. (1998). Housing Finance in the Age of Globalization: From Social Housing to Life-Cycle Risk. In D. Baker, G. Epstein, & R. Pollin (Eds.), Globalization and Progressive Economic Policy (pp. 291-239).  Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Dymski, G., & Isenberg, D. (1997). Social Efficiency and the “Market Revolution” in US Housing Finance. In S. Imura, T. Nakahama, & H. Shibuya (Eds.), The Welfare State System in Japan and the United States (pp. 171-206). Tokyo: Nihon Keizai Hyoron Sha (in Japanese).

Isenberg, D. (1994). Financial Fragility and the Great Depression: New Evidence on Credit Growth in the 1920s. In G. Dymski & R. Pollin (Eds.), New Perspectives in Monetary Macroeconomics: Explorations in the Tradition of Hyman P. Minsky. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press.

Awards, Honors, Grants

2012-2013: University of Redlands Faculty Research Grant

2005-2008: University of Redlands Faculty Research Grant

2003-2004: University of Redlands Faculty Research Grant

1999-2001: Drew University Faculty Research Grant

1998-1999: Japan Foundation Center for Global Partnership

1996-1997: Drew University Faculty Research Grant

1994-1995: Drew University Release Time Grant

1989-1993: Drew University Faculty Research Grant

1988-1989: Jerome A. Levy Economics Institute Research Fellowship

1987: Faculty Summer Research Award, University of Maine

1984-1985: Chancellor’s Patent Fund, University of California, Riverside

1980-1982: Graduate Opportunity Fellowship, University of California, Riverside

Invited Presentations

Since 2000:

2010: Allied Social Science Associations/Union for Radical Political Economics Meeting

2008: Allied Social Science Associations/Union for Radical Political Economics Meeting, Association for Institutionalist Thought Meeting, Drew University Wall Street Semester

2007: Allied Social Science Associations/Union for Radical Political Economics Meeting

2005: Allied Social Science Associations/Association for Evolutionary Economics Meeting

2004: Allied Social Science Associations/Association for Evolutionary Economics Meeting, 14th Annual Hyman P. Minsky Conference on the State of the U.S. and World Economies

2002: Cambridge University Dowling College Conference on Globalisation, Regionalisation, and Economic Growth

2000: Allied Social Science Associations/Association for Evolutionary Economics Meeting, Center for International Research on the Japanese Economy Conference on Financial Deregulation

Affiliations

Association for Evolutionary Economics

Union for Radical Political Economics

International Association for Feminist Economics