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Robert Eisenstadt
Professor
School of Acctg, Finan, & Info Serv
HMPH 139
318-342-1151
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Robert C Eisenstadt, PhD
Professor, Economics
Director of Center for Business and Economic Research

Education

Ph D

1991, Economics
Georgia State University

BA

1982, Economics
University of Maryland

Biographical Sketch

Dr. Robert Eisenstadt received the PhD in economics from Georgia State University in 1991 with concentrations in Labor Economics and Urban Regional Economics.  He holds a BA in economics from the University of Maryland, 1982.  Dr. Eisenstadt has been teaching economics at ULM since 1989.  He holds the position of Professor and is the director for the ULM Center for Business and Economic Research.  From 2000-2005 he was head of the Department of Economics and Finance at ULM.  

Dr. Eisenstadt has prepared and taught classes in Labor Economics, Urban Economics, Managerial/intermediate Microeconomics, Econometrics, Statistics, Intermediate Macroeconomics, the Economics of Aging, as well as Economic Principles.  He has provided research and policy analysis and economic impact analysis for the State of Louisiana, local regional government entities, quasi government agencies,and business and industry.  Dr. Eisenstadt has provided expert testimony in the field of forensic economics for the  Louisiana Attorney General, U.S. Federal Court, and numerous State Courts.  

Research Interests

Labor Economics:  Wage Determination, Labor Force Participation/migration, wage differentials.

Urban Regional Economics:  Economic Impact, firm location.

 

Recent Publications

Eisenstadt, R. (2016). The Economic Impact of Century Link, Inc.
Eisenstadt, R. (2013). Review of the validity of methodology employed by LA DOTD in economic impact analysis.
Eisenstadt, R. (2015). The Business and Economic Climate of NE LA: 2014.
Eisenstadt, R. (2013). The Business and Economic Climate of NE LA: 2012.
Eisenstadt, R. (2014). Business and Economic Climate of Northeast Louisiana: 2013. Monroe:
Eisenstadt, R. C. (2009). The Economic Impact on Northeast LA of the Closure of International Paper Co. of Bastrop.
Eisenstadt, R. C. (2009). The Economic Impact of The Ouachita Counsel on Aging.
Eisenstadt, R. C. (2010). The Business and Economic Climate of Northeast LA - 2010.
Eisenstadt, R. C. (2010). The Economic Impact of the Northeast LA Soccor Association.
Eisenstadt, R. C. (2010). The Economic Impact of the Closure of Pilgrim's Pride Chicken Processing Plant.
Eisenstadt, R. C. (2010). The Economic Impact of planned expansion of Century Link.
Eisenstadt, R. C. (2010). The Economic Impact of EA Conway Memorial Hospital.
Eisenstadt, R. C. (2010). Tax Variance Elasticities: A 50-state Comparison.
Eisenstadt, R. C. (2011). The Business and Economic Climate of NE Lousiana - 2011.
Eisenstadt, R. C. (2011). An Analysis of the Market Potential and Expected Gross Margin from the Manufacture and Sale of a Soccor-Practice Fenced Enclosure.
Eisenstadt, R. C. (2011). The Income and Financial Security of Households in NE LA.
Eisenstadt, R. C. (2011). The Economic Impact of the Northeast LA Soxccor Association - 2011.
Eisenstadt, R. C. (2011). The Economic Impact of Planned Expansion of Century Link from Recent Merger Activity.
Eisenstadt, R. C. (2011). Analysis of Proposed Expansion of CenturyLink from recent Mergers.
Eisenstadt, R. C. (2012). The Economic Impact of a Planned Expansion of Operations by JP Morgan Chase - Monroe, LA.
Eisenstadt, R. C. (2012). The Economic Impact to Lousiana of Insurance Premium Retaliatory Taxes Paid by Louisiana-Domiciled Firms.

Research Grants

Lacy, S. (Principal), Eisenstadt, R. (Supporting), "Caregiving impact" (Funded), Sponsored By USDA, External to The University of Louisiana at Monroe, $200000. (November 2017 - Present).
Eisenstadt, R. (Principal), Nelson, P. (Co-Principal), "Ouachita River Commercial Impact Analysis" (Funded), Sponsored By North LA Econ Partnership/Ouachita River Valley Authority, External to The University of Louisiana at Monroe, $30000. (February 1 2017 - December 1 2017).

Courses Taught

BMBA 5011ECONOMIC ENVIRONMENT, 4 course(s)

ECON 1003Contemp Eco Issues, 2 course(s)

ECON 2001MACROECONOMIC PRINCIPLES, 31 course(s)

ECON 2002MICROECONOMIC PRINCIPLES, 5 course(s)

ECON 3007Labor Economics, 3 course(s)

ECON 3011INTERMD MICROECONOMIC ANALYSIS, 8 course(s)

ECON 3021Managerial Economics, 2 course(s)

ECON 4020Econometrics, 2 course(s)

QMDS 2010STATISTICS & QUALITY CONTROL, 5 course(s)