Andrew Narwold

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

Selected Publications

  • Estimating School Proximity Effects on Housing Prices: The Importance of Robust Spatial Controls in Hedonic Estimations, Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics
  • Short Sale Spillovers: Are Short Sales Like Foreclosures?, Journal of Business Management and Applied Economics
  • Short-run Driver Response to a Gasoline Price Spike: Evidence from San Diego, CA, Journal of Applied Business and Economics
  • Cost effectiveness comparison of certain transportation measures to mitigate greenhouse gas emissions in San Diego County, California, Energy Policy
  • The Value of a Floor: Valuing Floor Level in High-Rise Condominiums in San Diego, International Journal of Housing Markets and Analysis/Emerald Group Publishing Inc


Andrew Narwold joined the faculty of the School of Business Administration at USD in 1990. Narwold is a two-time Fulbright scholar. He taught in the University of West Indies Program at Sir Arthur Lewis 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. He currently holds the Central Bank of Malta Chair in Economics at the University of Malta. 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.