Dr. Sharon J. Erenburg
Sharon J.. Erenburg is a Professor of Economics at Eastern Michigan University. She joined the Department of Economics there in 1987 after earning a Ph.D. in Economics at the University of Illinois in 1986. Her major areas of interest are Macroeconomic Theory, Econometrics, and Public Finance.
Dr. Erenburg's research interests include the real world impact of public policy and inflation. She has pursued these interests at both Eastern Michigan University and as a visiting research fellow at the Jerome Levy Economics Institute of Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York.
recent publications include:
"The Effects of the International-Domestic Interest Rate Gap on U.S.
Output," Applied Economics,
2001, with David Goebel; “Productivity, Private and Public Capital, and
Wage in the U.S.,” Applied Economics
Letters, 1998; "Public and Private Investment: Are There
Linkages?" Journal of Macroeconomics,
January 1995; with Mark Wohar; "Public Capital: The Missing Link
Investment and Economic Growth," Public Policy Brief Series:
Linking Public Capital to Economic Performance, #14, The
Economics Institute, June 1993; "The
Real Effects of Public Investment on Private Investment," Applied
Economics, 1993; "On the Real Effects of Short and Long-Run
and Relative Sector Price Variability, Some Empirical Evidence Using
Filter," Applied Economics,
Erenburg is a Partner at KAFF Partners, LLC, Independence, Ohio, and
Principal at Paradox
Mark was Director of the Workplace Relations Institute at Lorain County
Community College, Elyria, Ohio where he continues as an adjunct
Instructor. Mark also serves as an adjunct Economics instructor
at Baldwin-Wallace College (Berea, Ohio), Strayer University (Fairview
Park - Cleveland campus) and University of Phoenix MBA program.
He has also been Executive
Director of the Institute for Workplace Cooperation
and Quality Processes at Cleveland State University and an
Associate Professor of Management and Labor Relations.
He earned M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in Labor Economics from
of Wisconsin, Madison and an A.B. degree in Economics from The
Michigan. From 1987
to 1997, Mark
was the Director of the Labor-Management Relations Center, College of
Administration, Cleveland State University.
Prior to coming to Cleveland in 1987, he was an Economics
director of a Business and Economic Development Research Center at the
University of Illinois at Springfield.
began his professional career in 1967 as an Economics and Labor Studies
professor at Indiana University. Mark
trains, teaches, writes and conducts applied research in the fields of
cooperation and quality processes, workplace safety, labor relations,
and training and economic development.
has over forty years of practical labor/management relations and
employment/training experience in:
Designed and implemented joint safety-management and other
Developed curriculum and trained employees and management
processes, safety management, labor relations, the changing labor
diversity, political economy, and strategic planning;
Developed and conducted organizational, safety,
and union bargaining issues assessments;
Provided technical assistance to public and private
employers and to
labor organizations. Served
research director for a small independent labor union and as a labor
consultant to a U. S. Senator and a PBS documentary on age
Support Services. Successfully wrote proposals for federal, state and foundation monies; produced and edited quarterly economic, business and labor relations reviews; written and produced economic and labor programming for public radio and produced workplace safety video.