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Joel Beutel has a MA from UC Riverside in Economics and is currently finishing a PhD in Social & Cognitive Science at UC Merced. He has put many a cocktail party compatriot to sleep with discussions on the policy implications of his research on college and community relations and development.
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Adjunct Associate Professor
Dr. Mahnaz Shakerin
Mahnaz Shakerin earned her Ph.D. degree in Agricultural and Resource Economics from Oregon State University. She has been teaching economics courses at Delta College since 1999. Besides providing a stimulating class environment for students to learn, she is also interested in challenging students to become aware of the economic and social issues in the USA and abroad through reading extra materials and class discussions. Her goal is to inspire students through their research papers and other class activities to understand real world problems and to find out how they can make a difference in other people’s lives.
Besides teaching she also worked and consulted for development agencies and non-governmental organizations. She has published more than a dozen articles in journals and magazines on sustainable economic development, social entrepreneurship, community banking, and renewable energy.
Eduardo Torres has a MA from San Francisco State University in Economics and a Bachelor’s Degree from Saint Mary’s College in Business Administration and Economics. He is a full-time tenured Professor of Economics at Delta College and a former private banker.
Eduardo Torres was born and raised in the San Francisco Bay Area. Aside from working at Delta, his special interests include Personal Investing, Herbal Alternative Medicine and Fishing.
He has 25 years in the field of economics. He has helped to create jobs, launched new businesses, financed all types of real estate projects, developed urban communities in California enterprise zones, expanded Silicon Valley technology firms, and was active in promoting the entrepreneurial spirit in America. He and his office teams were responsible for lending $1 billion from 1986 to 2007!!!
Eduardo looks forward to working with each of you and contributing to your future success. His class strives to teach a business centered economics course. Both his macroeconomics and microeconomics classes are helpful classes to take in times like today. The courses are designed to assist serious college students to realistically deal with real world problems.
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