Photo of D. Schansberg

D. Eric Schansberg Ph.D.

Professor of Economics

Hillside Hall 50
Phone: (812) 941-2527

Academic Background

  • Doctorate

    • Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, USA
    • Doctorate of Philosophy (Ph.D.), Major in Economics
  • Bachelors

    • George Mason University, Fairfax, VA, USA
    • Bachelor of Arts, Major in Mathematics
  • Bachelors

    • George Mason University, Farifax, VA, USA
    • Bachelor of Science, Major in Economics

Professional Interests


Labor Economics, Poverty, Applied Microeconomics, Public Choice Economics


Applied Microeconomics, Public Choice Economics, Health Care/Insurance, Religion and Public Policy


Journal Articles

  • D. Eric Schansberg. (2018). Coal Miners, Class Differences, and the Unpopularity of Isms: A Review Essay on Orwell’s The Road to Wigan Pier. The Independent Review, 23 (#1), 131-143.
  • D. Eric Schansberg. (2018). Carle Zimmerman Revisited.. The Natural Family: An International Journal of Research and Policy, 32 (#1-2), 71-91.
  • D. Eric Schansberg. (2018). Family, Religion and the American Republic. Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies, XXX (2018), 78-96.
  • D. Eric Schansberg. (2016). Exposing the Economic and Social Paradoxes of Progressivism. Journal of Markets & Morality, 19 (#2), 357-371..
  • D. Eric Schansberg. (2016). Teaching Micro and Macro in All Principles Courses. Journal of Economics and Economic Education Research, 17 (#1), 112-120.
  • D. Eric Schansberg. (2014). The Economics of Health Care and Health Insurance. The Independent Review, 18 (#3), 401-420.
  • D. Eric Schansberg. (2013). ‘The Other America’ Is ‘Coming Apart'. Journal of Markets and Morality, 16 (#1), 239-248.
  • D. Eric Schansberg. (2011). Envisioning a Market System for Health Care: Public policy reforms and private sector practices. Cato Journal, 31 (#1), 27-58.
  • D. Eric Schansberg (with Dagney Faulk). (2009). An Examination of Selected Economic Development Outcomes from Consolidation. State and Local Government Review, 41 (#3), 193-200.
  • D. Eric Schansberg. (2002). Common Ground Between the Philosophies of Christianity and Libertarianism. Journal of Markets and Morality, 5 (#1), 439-457.


  • Schansberg. (2003). Turn Neither to the Right nor to the Left: A Thinking Christian's Guide to Politics and Public Policy. Greenville, SC: Alertness Books.
  • Schansberg. (1996). Poor Policy: How Government Harms the Poor. Boulder, CO: Westview Press.

Campus Events

Summer Pops Concert

Summer Pops Concert

June 4th, 2022

7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Summer Discovery Days: Natural Sciences & Nursing

Summer Discovery Days: Natural Sciences & Nursing

June 9th, 2022

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Summer Discovery Days: Business & Education

Summer Discovery Days: Business & Education

June 13th, 2022

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Music Admission & Scholarship Auditions

Music Admission & Scholarship Auditions

August 6th, 2022

All day event

Week of Welcome: Musician Angie K

Week of Welcome: Musician Angie K

August 23rd, 2022

12:15 PM - 1:00 PM

See All Events » Submit an Event »

Indiana University Southeast

4201 Grant Line Rd.
New Albany, IN 47150
(812) 941-2333

View the website in Español