Douglas Schreder, Ph.D

Title:

Associate Professor
College of Management and Business
National Louis University

Programs/Classes Taught:

MBA524 Strategic Management
MBA508 Managerial Economics
MBA510 Macroeconomics
MBA501 Graduate Foundations
MHA530 Healthcare Economics

Areas of Expertise:

Environmental Economics
Entrepreneurial Studies
Organizational Strategy
Healthcare Economics

Biography:

Previous work experience includes Assistant Dean for the National Louis College of Management and Business; business consulting in areas of marketing and quality assurance; founding and managing a real estate brokerage firm; managing sales for a family manufacturing firm; and industrial engineering for a large manufacturing firm in the machine tool and computer industry.

Education:

Ph.D. in Economics, University of Illinois at Chicago. 2004.
Concentrations in Environmental and International Economics. Dissertation: Air Pollution and Hospital Admissions in Cook County – An Economic Damage Function.

Master of Business Administration, Instituto de Estudios Superiores de la Empresa (IESE), Universidad de Navarra, Barcelona, Spain, 1987. (During second year of studies participated in student exchange program with London Business School, London, England).

B.S. Industrial Engineering, University of Toledo (Ohio), 1968.

Research and Interests:

Current research interests include environmental and sustainable economics teaching effectiveness in the online environment and entrepreneurial businesses.

Select Publications and Presentations
Coffee: An Entrepreneurial Case Study. International Journal of Case Method Research and Application (IJCRA), 2011. 23:4

Implementing standardized online learning templates for curriculum delivery in an MBA program. International Journal of Case Method Research and Application (IJCRA), 2010. 22:3

Developing an MBA Assessment Program. International Journal of Case Method Research and Application (IJCRA), 2010. 22:2 (with P. O'Neill and J. Kerrigan)

Leadership And Change At Lawrence College Of Management. International Journal of Case Method Research & Application (IJCRA). 3: 276. June 2007 (with D. Kayton)

Using The Results From A Computer Simulation To Evaluate MBA Program Outcomes. Proceedings of the 24th International Conference on Case Method Research & Application, Brisbane, Australia, June 2006. (with J. Kerrigan and P. O'Neill)

Emissions Trading: Environmental Policy's New Approach. John Wiley & Sons, 2000. R. Kosobud (Editor), D. Schreder (Associate Editor), H. Biggs (Associate Editor). (presents the work of an outstanding group of contributors at a 1998 Chicago conference on the successes and limitations of incentive-based tools for reducing environmental pollutants).

Conference Presentations and Papers
Assessing the Impact of Proposed Changes in Ozone Standards on Life Expectancy; An Empirical Study Using Data from 52 US Cities. Midwest Economic Association Annual Meeting, Evanston, IL, March 2010. Presenter (Co-authored with H. Stokes and R. Kosobud).

Assessing the Effect of Ozone on life expectancy assuming the new standard is fully implemented; An empirical study using data from 52 US cities. Illinois Economic Association Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL., October 2009. (co-authored with H. Stokes and R. Kosobud).

Improving the Alignment between an Integrative Business Simulation and a Changing MBA Curriculum – Part 4. 25th International Conference on Case Method Research & Application, Tecnologico de Monterey, Guadalajara, Mexico, June 2007. Presenter (Co-authored with P. O'Neill and J. Kerrigan).

Using WebCT to Facilitate Virtual Learning Communities. Impact 2006 WebCT Conference, Chicago, July 2006. Presenter and author.

The National-Louis University Experience Revisited Again -- Revision Of The MBA Program. 24th International Conference on Case Method Research & Application, Mendel University, Brno, Czech Republic, July 2005. Presenter (Co-authored with E. Weiss).

Creating A "High Touch" Teaching Environment In Hybrid And Totally Online Course Environments. WebCT 2005, Barcelona, Spain, February 2005. Presenter and author.

Managerial Economics & Macroeconomics: Teaching the Concepts for Strategic Thinkers in a Hybrid & Online MBA Program. 1st Annual West Coast Teaching Economics Conference, Cal State Fullerton, October 2004. Co-authored with E. Weiss.

Evidence of Threshold Effects of Ozone Pollution on Asthma Hospital Admissions for the Young in Cook County - Economic Implications. Illinois Economic Association Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL., October 2004.

Air Pollution and Hospital Admissions in Cook County -- An Economic Damage Function -- Preliminary Findings. UIC Conference on the Environment, Chicago, IL., April 2003.

Ozone Concentrations and Hospital Admissions: An Environmental Damage Function. Illinois Economic Association Annual Meeting, Chicago, October 2000.

Environmental Justice and Emissions Trading Under ERMS. Illinois Economic Association Annual Meeting, Chicago, October 1999.

Assessment of Sulfur Dioxide Emissions Trading and Cost-Effectiveness of Pollution Control. Midwest Economics Association Meeting, Chicago, March 1998. Co-authored with R. Kosobud.

Have also researched and prepared as part of PhD coursework (1996-1998) the following papers related to environmental economics: Public Policy Considerations in Implementing a Market-Based Plan for Control of Volatile Organic Materials in the Chicago Area; Global Warming and Equity; Benefit-Cost Analysis and Health Effects of the 1990 Clean Air Act Amendments; Pollution Prevention Commerce and the Internet.

Contact Information:

email: dschreder@nl.edu

Telephone, voicemail and fax: 800-443-5522 x3601

Locations
  • CHICAGO DOWNTOWN CAMPUS

    NLU’s Chicago campus on South Michigan Avenue occupies five floors of the historic Peoples Gas Building. This landmark building, across the street from the Art Institute of Chicago and Grant Park, is easily accessible by train, bus and car and is surrounded by restaurants, parking lots/garages and shops.

    122 S. Michigan Avenue
    Chicago, IL 60603
    (888) 658.8632
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  • ELGIN

    Conveniently located in a fast-growing business district off I-90 and Route 31, NLU Elgin features 10 classrooms with high-tech media equipment; a computer lab with high-speed Internet access; two conference rooms; and comfortable student lounges. Parking is free at this recently remodeled and upgraded teaching site, which now includes wireless Internet access.

    620 Tollgate Road
    Elgin, IL 60123
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  • NORTH SHORE

    Opened in the summer of 2006, NLU North Shore at Skokie is a state-of-the-art modern campus located just off the Edens Expressway near the Old Orchard Shopping Center. The campus includes 44 wireless classrooms equipped with high-tech media equipment; four computer labs with high-speed Internet access, including a walk-in lab in the library; six conference rooms; a public café for beverages and snacks; a student welcome center; a library for research and study; and multiple, comfortable student lounge areas.

    5202 Old Orchard Road
    Skokie, IL 60077
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  • LISLE

    Located just minutes from the East-West Tollway (I-88), NLU Lisle features 42 wireless classrooms equipped with high-tech media equipment; four computer labs with high-speed Internet access, including a separate walk-in lab in the library; a café for beverages and snacks; a student welcome center; a library for research and study; conference rooms; and six comfortable student lounge areas with wireless access.

    850 Warrenville Road
    Lisle, IL 60532
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  • WHEELING

    Located in one of Chicago's major northwest suburbs, the newly renovated NLU Wheeling includes 20 classrooms with high-tech media equipment, four conference rooms, four computer labs with high-speed Internet access, large student lounge areas with wireless capabilities and interactive video capabilities, and an extensive research library. The site also houses the university library research collection.

    1000 Capitol Drive
    Wheeling, IL 60090
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  • FLORIDA (TAMPA)

    Established in 1988 and located in one of the city's major business districts, NLU's Florida Regional Center serves students in 13 counties in central Florida. In addition to six classrooms, this location features a conference room, a computer lab with high-speed Internet access, an extensive research library and comfortable student lounges.

    5110 Eisenhower Boulevard Suite 102
    Tampa, FL 33634
    (800) 366.6581
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  • WISCONSIN

    NLU's Milwaukee campus has a proud history of serving graduate students in education in southeastern Wisconsin. Nearly one in five certified Wisconsin teachers looks to NLU for graduate education programs – more than any other university in the state. In addition to classrooms with high-tech media equipment, the campus offers a state-of-the-art computer lab with wireless Internet access and an extensive IDS research library.

    12000 West Park Place, Suite 100
    Milwaukee, WI 53224-3007
    (414) 577.2658
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