Carmel U. Chiswick

Research Professor of Economics

Professor of Economics (Emerita)

George Washington University

University of Illinois at Chicago

Phone: (202) 994-3161     E-mail

Economics of Judaism: Non-Academic Resume

o    Sisterhood, Temple Emanu-El, Reno, Nevada, May 15 2016

o    Book Hill Talks, Georgetown Neighborhood Library, Washington DC, October 28, 2015

o    Men’s Club, Beth Hillel Congregation B’nai Emunah, Wilmette, IL, April 12, 2015. 

o    Book Club, Beth Shalom Synagogue, Potomac, MD, January 25, 2015.

o    Book Chat, Congregation Adas Israel, Washington, DC, January 11, 2015.

o    Bagels and a Book Chat, Washington, DC, November 9, 2014.

o    St. Louis Jewish Book Festival, St. Louis, Missouri, November 7, 2014

o    Authors Luncheon, Jubilee Conference of the Association of Jewish Libraries, Silver Spring MD June 22, 2015.

o    Podcast: Research on Religion, April 12, 2015.  The Economics of Being Jewish in America

o    The Social Economics of Judaism Today.  The Too Jewish Radio Show, February 22, 2015. 

o    IZA Interview, YouTube, November 19, 2014.

o    Interview on TJCTV – The Jewish Channel, Fall 2014

o    The Judaism in Transition exchange, Rosner's Domain (a 3-part blog item)

§  Adas Israel, Washington DC, July 2012, "Economics of American Judaism".

§  Congregation Ahavas Israel, Grand Rapids MI, May 2011, "Economics of American Judaism".

§  Beth Hillel Congregation B'nai Emunah, Wilmette IL, January-February 2009, "Judaism in a Time-Scarce Environment" (with Barry R. Chiswick).

§  Beth Hillel Congregation B'nai Emunah, Wilmette IL, January 2009, "The Buck Starts Here: What's Ahead for Businsess & the Economy in the U.S. and Israel" (with Joseph Weber).

§  Beth Hillel Congregation B'nai Emunah, Wilmette IL, June 2005. "Identifying Jewish Intermarriages: A Statistician's Approach."

§  Beth Hillel Congregation (Family Retreat), Camp Chi, Wisconsin, May 2004.  "Choices We Make as American Jews: An Economist's Perspective"

§  West Suburban Temple Har Zion (Wolke Lecture), River Forest IL, March 2003. "Choices We Make as American Jews: An Economist’s Perspective"

§  Congregation Kol Emeth, Skokie, IL, February 2003. "Counting Jews: The Controversy over the National Jewish Population Survey 2000"

§  Congregation B'nai Tikvah (scholar-in-residence), Deerfield, IL, November 1993. "Economics and the American Jewish Community"

§  The Policy and Politics of Immigration (with Barry R. Chiswick), May 25-June 1, 2016

§  Judaism in Transition: How Economic Choices Shape Religious Tradition. April-May 2014. (3 sessions)

§  Time, Money and Religion: Judaism in a Time-Scarce Environment. October-November 2012. (4 sessions)

§  The Economics of American Judaism. May 2012

§  Changing Patterns of Contemporary Jewish Life in the New Millenium. Congregation Kol Emeth, Skokie IL, Spring, 2000.

§  The Price of Being Jewish: American Judaism from an Economic Perspective Congregation Ezras Israel, Fall 1998.

§  Dollars and Sense: An Economist's Guide to Jewish Practice in America. Beth Hillel Congregation, Spring 1997.

§  Foundation for Jewish Studies and Adas Israel Sisterhood, Jewish Learning on Wheels: American Jewish History.  Washington DC, April 2013.

§  Research on Religion, Podcast May 16, 2011.  The Economics of American Judaism

§  Federation of Jewish Men's Clubs Midwest Region Retreat, Lake Geneva, WI, December 2008.  "Focus on American Jewry."  The Buck Starts Here: Economic Issues Impacting our Country and Our Men's Clubs (with Joseph Weber).

§  Jewish Council on Urban Affairs (Nishma: A Day of Learning on Judaism and Social Justice), Chicago IL, November 2004.  Jews as an American Immigrant Group -- or Not

§  Paideia (The European Institute for Jewish Studies in Sweden), March 2003 The Economics of Judaism

§  Madison Lehrhaus, Madison, WI, Oct. 1997.  An Economist’s Perspective on Modern Jewish Identity and Behavior