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Kristine Chase  |  Interests  |  Scholarship  |  Service  

Education:

  • Ph. D Economics, University of Maryland, College Park, 1981
    Dissertation: "Branching and Non-price Competition in the California Savings and Loan Industry."
  • M.A. Economics, University of California, Davis, 1972
  • B.A. Economics, University of California, Davis, 1970

Professional Experience:

  • Center for the Regional Economy - Saint Mary's College (April 2006 - 2010)
  • CFO and VP for Administration - Saint Mary's College of California (1999 - 2003)

Teaching Experience:

  • Chair of Economics Department - Saint Marys College of California (1998 - 1999)
  • Professor - Saint Mary's College of California (July 01, 1993 - Present)
  • Interim Dean for the School of Economics - Saint Marys College (1993 - 1994)
  • Associate Professor of Economics - Saint Marys College (1985 - 1993)
  • Assistant Professor of Economics - Mills College (1982 - 1985)
  • Visiting Assistant Professor - San Francisco State University (1982 - 1982)
  • Assistant Professor - University of Maryland, Baltimore County (1981 - 1981)
  • Visiting Assistant Professor - U.S. Naval Academy (1979 - 1981)
  • Instructor and Administrative Officer (Assistant Chair) - University of Maryland, College Park (1973 - 1979)
  • Acting Assistant Professor - California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo (1972 - 1973)

Fellowship:

  • American Council on Education Fellow - Arizona State University (January 1999)
    Professional development program for higher education leadership; year-long program (98-99)- in residence spring 1999

Honor:

  • Transamerica Professor of Business Policy and Strategy - Saint Mary's College (July 2004)
    Awarded Chair from 2004-2007

Presentations:

Selected Presentations

  • The Fed and the U.S. Banking system. Chase, Kristine (talk, speech or lecture, invited)
    Pillai-India Student Group
    (February 2014)
  • The United States Banking System. Chase, Kristine (talk, speech or lecture, invited, primary presenter)
    SMC MBA Exchange with La Salle-Barcelona
    (July 2011)
  • For-Profit Higher Education: Lessons for Traditional Colleges and Universities. Chase, Kristine (invited)
    National Association of Business Economists
    (June 14, 2011)
  • For-Profit Higher Education: Lessons for Traditional Colleges and Universities. Chase, Kristine (talk, speech or lecture, invited, primary presenter)
    Silicon Valley Roundtable - National Association of Business Economists
    (June 14, 2011)
  • "The Many and Varied Way Economics is Integrated and Taught in Executive MBA Programs. Chase, Kristine, Courtney, Richard and Paringer, Lynn (talk, speech or lecture, invited)
    American Economic Association National Conference on Teaching Economics
    (June 2011)
  • "Enhancing Economic Vitality in Contra Costa County Through Baccalaureate and Higher Education". Chase, Kristine and Jenefsky, Cyd (talk, speech or lecture, invited, paper, co-author)
    Contra Costa Economic Partnership Board
    (January 20, 2011)
  • Higher Education and the Economy. Chase, Kristine (talk, speech or lecture, invited, primary presenter, popular media, general public forum)
    Contra Costa Council
    (July 18, 2008)
  • Toward Enhancing the Role of Education in Meeting Employer Needs in Contra Costa County. Chase, Kristine and Lofman, Brian (talk, speech or lecture, invited, primary presenter)
    Economic Development Task Force of the CCC
    (April 23, 2008)
  • Higher Education in Contra Costa County: The Economic Impact. Chase, Kristine (talk, speech or lecture, invited, primary presenter)
    Economic Development Task Force of the CCC
    (February 27, 2008)
  • Economic Issues and the Presidential Campaign 2008. Chase, Kristine (talk, speech or lecture, popular media, general public forum)
    Rotary Club of Orinda
    (January 23, 2008)
  • The Precautionary Principle: Applications in the Regional Economy. Chase, Kristine (talk, speech or lecture, paper, primary presenter)
    Western Economic Association
    (July 2007)
  • Economic Outlook for Contra Costa County. Chase, Kristine (talk, speech or lecture, invited, panel or forum member)
    Leadership Contra Costa
    (March 01, 2007)
  • Las Casas. Chase, Kristine and Woolpert, Steve (talk, speech or lecture, other-Co-Leader)
    Collegiate Seminar Program
    Seminar co-leader for the staff seminar of the Collegiate Seminar Program
    (October 06, 1992)
  • Faculty Development Workshop on Teaching Ethics. Chase, Kristine (talk, speech or lecture)
    Bay Area Ethics Consortium, St. Mary's College, Moraga, California
    (July 13, 1992)
  • Game Theory, and Deposit Insurance as a Money-Back Guarantee. Chase, Kristine (paper)
    Western Economic Association Annual Meeting, San Francisco, California
    A revised version of this paper also has been accepted for the program of the American Economic Association, Anaheim, California, January, 1993.
    (July 1992)
  • Corporate Finance and Governance. Chase, Kristine (talk, speech or lecture)
    Western Economic Association, San Francisco, California
    (July 1992)
  • Dealing with Bank Failures. Chase, Kristine (talk, speech or lecture)
    Western Economic Association, San Francisco, California
    (July 1992)
  • Domestic and International Macroeconomics, and Banking and Real Estate. Chase, Kristine (talk, speech or lecture)
    Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, Fall Academic Conference
    (November 21, 1991)
  • S&L Problems: Causes, Implications and Solutions. Chase, Kristine (talk, speech or lecture)
    Annual Meeting,Western Economic Association, Seattle Washington
    (June 29, 1991)
  • Money, Barter, and Payments Systems. Chase, Kristine (talk, speech or lecture)
    Annual Meeting,Western Economic Association, Seattle Washington
    (June 29, 1991)
  • The Role of a Non-Catholic at a Catholic College. Chase, Kristine (talk, speech or lecture)
    Symposium on the Catholic Character of the College
    (April 04, 1990)
  • Milton Friedman. Chase, Kristine (talk, speech or lecture)
    Saint Mary's Collegiate Seminar Program Evening Seminar for faculty and students
    Fall 1990.
    (1990)
  • Adam Smith. Chase, Kristine (talk, speech or lecture)
    Saint Mary's Collegiate Seminar Program Evening Seminar for faculty and students
    Spring 1990.
    (1990)

Selected Presentations

  • The Fed and the U.S. Banking system. Chase, Kristine (talk, speech or lecture, invited)
    Pillai-India Student Group
    (February 2014)
  • The United States Banking System. Chase, Kristine (talk, speech or lecture, invited, primary presenter)
    SMC MBA Exchange with La Salle-Barcelona
    (July 2011)
  • For-Profit Higher Education: Lessons for Traditional Colleges and Universities. Chase, Kristine (talk, speech or lecture, invited, primary presenter)
    Silicon Valley Roundtable - National Association of Business Economists
    (June 14, 2011)
  • "The Many and Varied Way Economics is Integrated and Taught in Executive MBA Programs. Chase, Kristine, Courtney, Richard and Paringer, Lynn (talk, speech or lecture, invited)
    American Economic Association National Conference on Teaching Economics
    (June 2011)
  • "Enhancing Economic Vitality in Contra Costa County Through Baccalaureate and Higher Education". Chase, Kristine and Jenefsky, Cyd (talk, speech or lecture, invited, paper, co-author)
    Contra Costa Economic Partnership Board
    (January 20, 2011)
  • Higher Education and the Economy. Chase, Kristine (talk, speech or lecture, invited, primary presenter, popular media, general public forum)
    Contra Costa Council
    (July 18, 2008)
  • Toward Enhancing the Role of Education in Meeting Employer Needs in Contra Costa County. Chase, Kristine and Lofman, Brian (talk, speech or lecture, invited, primary presenter)
    Economic Development Task Force of the CCC
    (April 23, 2008)
  • Higher Education in Contra Costa County: The Economic Impact. Chase, Kristine (talk, speech or lecture, invited, primary presenter)
    Economic Development Task Force of the CCC
    (February 27, 2008)
  • Economic Issues and the Presidential Campaign 2008. Chase, Kristine (talk, speech or lecture, popular media, general public forum)
    Rotary Club of Orinda
    (January 23, 2008)
  • The Precautionary Principle: Applications in the Regional Economy. Chase, Kristine (talk, speech or lecture, paper, primary presenter)
    Western Economic Association
    (July 2007)
  • Economic Outlook for Contra Costa County. Chase, Kristine (talk, speech or lecture, invited, panel or forum member)
    Leadership Contra Costa
    (March 01, 2007)
  • Las Casas. Chase, Kristine and Woolpert, Steve (talk, speech or lecture, other-Co-Leader)
    Collegiate Seminar Program
    Seminar co-leader for the staff seminar of the Collegiate Seminar Program
    (October 06, 1992)
  • Faculty Development Workshop on Teaching Ethics. Chase, Kristine (talk, speech or lecture)
    Bay Area Ethics Consortium, St. Mary's College, Moraga, California
    (July 13, 1992)
  • Game Theory, and Deposit Insurance as a Money-Back Guarantee. Chase, Kristine (paper)
    Western Economic Association Annual Meeting, San Francisco, California
    A revised version of this paper also has been accepted for the program of the American Economic Association, Anaheim, California, January, 1993.
    (July 1992)
  • Corporate Finance and Governance. Chase, Kristine (talk, speech or lecture)
    Western Economic Association, San Francisco, California
    (July 1992)
  • Dealing with Bank Failures. Chase, Kristine (talk, speech or lecture)
    Western Economic Association, San Francisco, California
    (July 1992)
  • Domestic and International Macroeconomics, and Banking and Real Estate. Chase, Kristine (talk, speech or lecture)
    Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, Fall Academic Conference
    (November 21, 1991)
  • S&L Problems: Causes, Implications and Solutions. Chase, Kristine (talk, speech or lecture)
    Annual Meeting,Western Economic Association, Seattle Washington
    (June 29, 1991)
  • Money, Barter, and Payments Systems. Chase, Kristine (talk, speech or lecture)
    Annual Meeting,Western Economic Association, Seattle Washington
    (June 29, 1991)
  • The Role of a Non-Catholic at a Catholic College. Chase, Kristine (talk, speech or lecture)
    Symposium on the Catholic Character of the College
    (April 04, 1990)
  • Milton Friedman. Chase, Kristine (talk, speech or lecture)
    Saint Mary's Collegiate Seminar Program Evening Seminar for faculty and students
    Fall 1990.
    (1990)
  • Adam Smith. Chase, Kristine (talk, speech or lecture)
    Saint Mary's Collegiate Seminar Program Evening Seminar for faculty and students
    Spring 1990.
    (1990)

Publications:

  • Chase, Kristine and Kamath, Shyam. 2012. Explaining Geographic Cluster Success - The GEMS Model. The Amercian Journal of Economics and Scoiology Vol. 71, no. 1: 1-31.
  • Chase, Kristine and Jenefsky, Cyd. 2011. Enhancing Green Economic Vitality in Contra Costa County through Baccalaureate and Graduate Higher Education, Contra Costa Economic Partnership
  • Chase, Kristine & Allen, Roy. 2010. Towards a New Political Economy of Central Banking. In The Financial Crisis: Thinking Otherwise, ed. Segot, Thomas, na. New York: Nova Science.
  • Khan, M. Lindy and Parkin, Suzette. 2008. Editor: Working Paper Series, Center for the Regional Economy, ed. Chase, Kristine, Center for the Regional Economy
  • Chase, Kristine and Mitchell, David. 2006. The Precautionary Principle: Wat It Is and Lessons for Contra Costa County, Center for the Regional Economy
  • Chase, Kristine. (1996). George C. Campbell. In Katz, D. (Ed.), Biographical Dictionary of the United States' Secretaries of the Treasury, 1789-1995 (pp. 49-55). Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press.
  • Chase, Kristine. (1996). William H. Crawford. In Katz, D. and Vencill, D(Eds.), Biographical Dictionary of the United States Secretaries of the Treasury, 178901995 (pp. 93-100). Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press.
  • Chase, Kristine. (1996). Alexander J. Dallas. In Katz, D and Vencill, D(Eds.), Biographical Dictionary of the United State Secretaries of the Treasury, 1789-1995 (pp. 101-107). Westport, Conn: Greenwood Press.
  • Chase, Kristine. (1990). "Comparative Advantage in the Home". Great Ideas for Teaching Economics, Vol. 4th edition.
  • Chase, Kristine. (1986). "National Banking: A Comparison of Policy Towards Nationwide Banking and Concentration of Power in Banking Markets in Canada and the U.S.". Policy Studies Journal, Vol. 14, Iss. 4.
  • Chase, Kristine. (1981, December). "Interest Rate Deregulation, Branching and Competition in the Savings and Loan Industry,". Federal Home Loan Bank Board Journal.
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