Professor Erick Eschker, Economics

Erick Eschker teaches Macroeconomics and U.S. Economic History. He is the Director of the Humboldt Economic Index. He is the former Director of the International Studies Program and teaches classes for the undergraduate Education Program. His research interests include generational accounting, saving rate changes, real estate economics, and the NBA labor market. Professor Eschker has taught at the University of California Berkeley, Bates College in Maine, and the University of California Davis. He arrived at HSU in 1998.

In spring 2004 Professor Eschker was awarded a President McCrone Promising Faculty Scholars Award and he spent his sabbatical at the Center for Population Economics at the University of Chicago. From 2005-2006 he was a research economist at the American Medical Association. He has published in journals including Applied Economics and Public Budgeting and Finance. He wrote the study guide for "The Economics of Money, Banking, and Financial Markets" by Frederic Mishkin and he has given papers at The Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, the Western Economic Association Annual Meetings, and the Social Science History Association Meetings.