Economics
Contact
Department Chair:
Ellis Tallman

Administrative Assistant:
Terri Pleska

Department Email:


Phone: (440) 775-8483
Fax: (440) 775-6978

Location:
Rice Hall 233
10 N. Professor St.
Oberlin, OH, 44074

Hirschel Kasper

Hirschel Kasper

Professor

Contact Information

E-mail:


Office:
Rice Hall 223
(440) 775-8489

Hirschel Kasper

Educational Background

  • Doctor of Philosophy, University of Minnesota -- Minneapolis, 1963
  • Master of Arts, University of Minnesota -- Minneapolis, 1959
  • Bachelor of Arts, Boston University, 1956


Hirschel Kasper (Ph.D., 1963, Minnesota) is primarily interested in labor economics and economic policy. He teaches courses in labor economics, labor-management relations, and poverty and affluence. His interest in education led to his 1991 article titled "The Education of Economists", published in the American Economic Association's Journal of Economic Literature. For more than two decades he served as an Associate Editor of the Journal of Economic Education. He is now studying the relation between labor market conditions and welfare case loads. On occasion he serves as labor arbitrator in the private and public sectors. He is professionally known for his research on job search by the unemployed and collective bargaining in education.

 

Curriculum Vita

 

Fall 2014

 Econ 101-01  Principles of Economics  MWF 11:00 - 11:50 AM      
 Econ 219  Labor-Management Relations  MWF 2:30 - 3:20 PM      
 Econ 995-04  Private Reading

Spring 2015

 Econ 101-02  Principles of Economics  MWF 11:00 - 11:50 AM      
 Econ 323  Education and Wellfare  MWF 2:30 - 3:20 PM
 Econ 995-04  Private Reading