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IU Southeast

D. Eric Schansberg

School of Business/Department of Economics

Expert Bio

D. Eric Schansberg is a professor of economics at IU Southeast in New Albany. He is the author of two books on public policy: “Poor Policy: How Government Harms the Poor” and “Turn Neither to the Right Nor to the Left: A Thinking Christian’s Guide to Politics and Public Policy.” He has also written numerous academic journal articles and dozens of popular-press articles on public policy. He earned his Ph.D. from Texas A&M University.

Areas of Expertise

Poverty and inequality, Christianity and public policy, labor economics (minimum wage, unions, discrimination, etc.), health care/insurance.