Andrew Narwold

Professor of Economics
Andrew Narwold
(619) 260-4875
Office Location
Olin Hall 103
  • Ph.D. University of California, Santa Barbara, Public Finance/Natural Resources/Labor Economics
  • MBA Virginia Commonwealth University, Finance and Economics
  • B.A. University of Virginia, Economics
Areas of Expertise

Selected Publications

  • Short-run Driver Response to a Gasoline Price Spike: Evidence from San Diego, CA
  • Cost effectiveness comparison of certain transportation measures to mitigate greenhouse gas emissions in San Diego County, California
  • The Value of a Floor: Valuing Floor Level in High-Rise Condominiums in San Diego
  • Regional Determinants of Building Green
  • Valuing Housing Stock Diversity


Andrew Narwold joined the faculty of the School of Business Administration at USD in 1990. Professor Narwold's research interests include housing market economics and consumer financial decisions. He is also affiliated with USD's Energy Policy Initiatives Center. He has conducted several economic impact studies for local organizations such as the San Diego Padres, the Buick Invitational Golf Tournament, and the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station. Professor Narwold is a two-time Fulbright scholar. He taught in the University of West Indies Program at Sir Arthur Lewis Community College in St. Lucia in 2002, and at the University of Malta in 2014. In addition, he has been a visiting professor affiliated with the National University Ireland – Galway and the Semester at Sea program.