Michael Szenberg, Ph.D.
Professor, Business and Accounting, Department Chair
Dr. Michael Szenberg is the current Chair and Distinguished Professor of Business and Economics at Touro College. He previously served as the Chair and Distinguished Professor of Economics at the Lubin School of Business, Pace University, from 1998-2013, and as the Editor-in-Chief of The American Economist, from 1973-2011. He held the position of Coordinator and Chairperson of the Editors of Economics Journals at the American Economic Association Meetings from 1984-2011, and was the President and Principal of Abrasco Technological Services, Inc., from 1979-1993.
Dr. Szenberg is most proud of what his students write about his impact and influence upon them. Pace University published a webpage dedicated to students' comments of appreciation and gratitude entitled, "Michael Szenberg Thru the Eyes of Students."
2012 John R. Commons Award
2010 Distinguished Scholar Award, Northeast Business and Economics Association (NBEA)
2004 Eugene Lang Research Fellowship
1994 International Service Award, Academy of Business Administration, London
1987 George Schalkenbach Research Award
1983 Kenan Award for Teaching Excellence
1971 Irving Fisher Monograph Award. Final Selection Board consisted of three Nobel laureates Maurice Allais, Milton Friedman, Paul Samuelson and Kenneth Boulding. The award was presented by Milton Friedman at the American Economic Association Meetings, New Orleans.
Distressed U.S. Industries in the Era of Globalization, with Lall Ramrattan (Publishing, 2007).
Economic Ironies Throughout History: Applied Philosophical Insights for Modern Life, with Lall Ramrattan, Foreword by Vernon Smith, (New York: Palgrave MacMillan, 2014).
Economics of the Israeli Diamond Industry, 1971 Irving Fisher Monograph Award, Introduction by Milton Friedman (Basic Books, 1973). Final Selection Board consisted of three Nobel laureates Maurice Allais, Milton Friedman, Paul Samuelson, and Kenneth Boulding.
Eminent Economists, Their Life Philosophies, ed., (Cambridge University Press); translated into ten languages.
Franco Modigliani: A Mind Never at Rest, with Lall Ramrattan, Foreword by Robert Solow (New York: Palgrave MacMillan, 2008).
Intellectual Journeys of Recent, Mostly “Defunct” Economists, with Lall Ramrattan, Foreword by Victor Fuchs, Touro College Press, 2015.
New Frontiers in Economics, ed., with Lall Ramrattan (New York and London: Cambridge University Press, 2004), Foreword by Paul A. Samuelson; Chinese translation (China Renmin University Press, 2009).
Passion and Craft, Economists at Work, ed., (Michigan University Press, 1999) Foreword by Paul A. Samuelson. Chinese edition (Beijing: Commercial Press, 2004).
Paul A. Samuelson: On Being an Economist, with Aron A. Gottesman and Lall Ramrattan (Pinto Books, 2005), Foreword by Joseph Stiglitz. Biography selected for Forbes Book Club. Spanish edition, Paul Samuelson: La Esencia de un Gran Economista, Foreword by Guillermo Ortiz, Governor of the Mexican Central Bank, 2006.
Revolutions in Book Publishing: The Effects of Digital Innovation on the Industry, with Lall Ramrattan, Foreword by Benjamin Friedman, from 2015.
Samuelsonian Economics and the 21st Century, ed., with Aron Gottesman and Lall Ramrattan (Oxford University Press, 2006), Foreword by Kenneth Arrow.
Secrets of Economics Editors, ed., with Lall Ramrattan, Foreword by Robert Solow, (MIT Press, 2014).
The Great Recession: Major Religious Perspectives on the Global Economic and Financial Crisis, ed., with Lall Ramrattan, Foreword by Paul W. Grimes, (Amazon Press, 2012), Second Expanded Edition Major Religious and Far Eastern Perspectives on the Global Economic and Financial Crisis, with Lall Ramrattan, Foreword by Paul W. Grimes (Amazon Press, 2013).
The Welfare Effects of Trade Restrictions, Introduction by Robert Baldwin (Academic Press, 1976); revised European edition, The Economics of the American Footwear Industry (Leiden: E.J. Brill, 1984).