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Merrick School of Business

Steven Isberg

Steven C. Isberg, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Finance

Department of Finance and Economics
Office: Business Center 420
Phone: 410.837.4995
E-mail: sisberg@ubalt.edu

    Education:
  • Ph.D., Binghamton University
  • M.A., Binghamton University
  • B.A., State University College at Cortland

Professor Isberg is a member of the finance faculty and is a senior research fellow at the Credit Research Foundation. He is also frequently quoted in the media.

Intellectual Contributions

Refereed Journal Articles

Isberg, S. C. (2013). Interest Rates, Consolidation and Financial Economic Stability: An Historical Perspective. Credit and Financial Management Review. 19(1), 12pp..

Isberg, S. C., & Pitta, D. A. (2013). Using Financial Analysis to Assess Brand Equity. Journal of Product and Brand Management. 22(1), 13.

Isberg, S. C. (2009). Understanding Customer Derivative Risk: A Case Analysis. Credit and Financial Management Review. First Quarter 2009. 13.

Monographs

Isberg, S. C. (2013). The Implicit Cost of Trade Credit and the Theory of Optimal Terms of Sale: Revisited for the 21st Century. Credit Research Foundation Occasional Paper. 38.

Magazine/Trade Publication

Isberg, S. C. (2011). The U.S. Economy: Headed for Another Restructuring?. Credit Research Foundation. January 2011. 4.

Isberg, S. C. (2010). QE2: Cruise Ship Headed for a Perfect Storm?. Credit Research Foundation. December 2010. 4.

Isberg, S. C. (2010). What's Going on with Hospital Credit Risk?". Credit Research Foundation. September 2010. 4.

Presentations

Isberg, S. C. Society of Government Economists Annual Conference, "Quantitative Easing, Consolidation, and Economic Growth: Is Inflation a Lead-Pipe Lock?," Society of Government Economists, Washington, D. C.. (2013).

Isberg, S. C. Society of Government Economists, "Integrity and Learning: Enhancing Workability and Student Performance Outcomes," Society of Government Economists, Washington, DC. (2012).

Isberg, S. C. AACSB Assessment Conference, "Capturing the Wind: Enhanced Learning Outcomes Through Student and Instructional Leadership and Integrity," AACSB, Houston, Texas. (2012).

Isberg, S. C. Credit and Accounts Receivable Professional Forum, "An Historical Perspective on the State of the U.S. Economy and Financial Markets," Credit Research Foundation, Ft. Lauderdale, FL. (2011).

Isberg, S. C. Credit and Accounts Receivable Professional Forum, "Cash Flow Analysis and Valuation," Credit Research Foundation, Ft. Lauderdale, FL. (2011).

Isberg, S. C. L'Ecole Forum and Colloquim, "The Impact of Integrity on Teaching and Learning: Maximizing Classroom Workability and Student Performance Outcomes," L'Ecole (Faculty Learning Community on Ontological Leadership, United States Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, CO. (2011).

Isberg, S. C. National Construction Credit Forum, "The US Economy, Construction Activity and Credit Risk Managment," National Construction Credit Association, Baltimore, Maryland. (2009).

Isberg, S. C. National Athletic Manufacturers Credit Association, "The US Economy and the State of Retailing," NACM Kansas City, Washington, D.C.. (2009).

Isberg, S. C. Chicago-Midwest NACM Credit Forum, "IFRS: Meaning and Implementation," Chicago, Illinois. (2009).

Isberg, S. C. National Petroleum Industry Credit Association, "Understanding and Managing Customer Derivative Risk," San Antonio, Texas. (2009).

Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research

Isberg, Steven C., "CEI/CELTT Faculty Cohort for Infusing Entrepreneurship into the Undergraduate Curriculum" Sponsored by Provost's Office/University of Baltimore, The University of Baltimore, $1500. (2013).

Isberg, Steven C., "Curriculum Development in Critical Reading" Sponsored by UB Provost Office, The University of Baltimore, $1500. (2012).

Isberg, Steven C.(Co-Principal), Gibson, Charles Edward(Co-Principal), "Instructional Technology Grant" Sponsored by UB, The University of Baltimore, $5500. (2012).

Media Contributions

The Marc Steiner Show: Four appearances on the Steiner Show discussing the current financial economic and policy situation. (2013).

Fox News: Sinclair broadcasting: 15 interviews and appearances relating to local, national, and international economic events and their impact on the economy (2013).

Fox Morning News,: Three appearances on morning news slots discussing economic events and their impact on the local and national economy (2013).

Baltimore Sun: Jos. A Bank buyout: Quoted in the Sun on seven different occasions for articles related to the Jos. A Bank merger with Men's Wearhouse. Provided reporters with extensive background material used in writing their articles. (2013).

Baltimore Sun: Interivewed and quoted in the Baltimore Sun a total of eight (8) times in regard to financial economic and government policy issues. (2013).

Marc Steiner Show: Made five appearances on the Marc Steiner Radio show to discuss a variety of financial economic and government policy issues. (2013).

Fox News/WMAR TV News: Made a total of fifteen (15) appearances either live/in-studio or recorded interviews. Covered a variety of financial economic and government policy topics. (2013).

The Daily Record (Baltimore): Authored op-ed pieces, frequently quoted on issues of corporate financial management and stewardship as well as mergers and acquisitions (2012).

The Baltimore Sun: General: Authored op-ed pieces, frequently quoted on issues of corporate financial management and stewardship as well as mergers and acquisitions (2012).

Mark Steiner Show: Made two appearances on the Steiner Show to discuss business, economic and financial issues. (2009).

Fox 45, WJZ, WBAL: Made a total of 22 appearances on local television news programs to discuss a variety of economic and financial issues. Some of these are documented individually in this report. (2009).

Fox 45 Baltimore: Appearance on the morning news to comment on private purchase of "toxic assets" from banking organizations (2009).

Fox 45 Baltimore: Appearance on the evening news to comment on a bill proposed by Senator Ben Cardin to allow newspapers to become 501 (c) 3 corporations (2009).

Baltimore Business Journal: Interviewed and quoted in an article on bank marketing innovations. (2009).

WJZ TV 13 Baltimore: Appearance on the evening news to comment on the bankruptcy of Magna Entertainment Corporation (2009).

Fox 45 Baltimore: Appeared on the morning news to comment and respond to caller questions on continuing changes in federal bailout policies. (2009).

Baltimore Daily Record: Interviewed and quoted on the relationship between the health of the banking and finance industry and the overall economy (2009).

Fox 45 Baltimore: Appearance on the morning news to comment on the state government budget and deficit remediation (2009).

Research in Progress

"Assessment of Learning Objectives in Corporate Finance"

"Corporate Financial Performance and Receivables Benchmarking: Is Excellence Contagious?"

"Order to Cash Restructuring: From Silos to Shared Services and its Impact on Human Resources in the Credit Management Profession"