Andrew Allen, Ph.D.

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Andrew Allen, Ph.D.

Andrew Allen, Ph.D.
Vice President and Provost
Professor of Economics

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Phone | (619) 260-4553
Office | HC 214

    Vice President and Provost
    Professor of Economics

    • Ph.D. University of Illinois, Economics
    • M.S. University of Illinois, Economics
    • B.S. University of Illinois, Economics

    Andrew Allen holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Illinois. He is currently serving as associate provost for the University of San Diego. Previously he served as the interim dean and associate dean for the School of Business Administration. He teaches economics and statistics at the undergraduate and graduate level, and in both the Masters of Science in Executive Leadership and the Masters of Science in Global Leadership. Outside of the traditional economics and statistics courses, Allen teaches electives in Sports Economics and in Law and Economics.

    Allen's current research projects are related to issues surrounding the residential housing market in San Diego. Those studies have been produced for the San Diego Building Industry Association and for the City of San Diego. Allen's past research projects involved economic impact studies. He has produced economic impact studies for several local businesses and organizations, including the Buick Invitational Golf Tournament, Del Mar Thoroughbred Racing, the Del Mar Fairgrounds, San Onofre Nuclear Power Station, Market Creek Pizza and two studies for the San Diego County Taxpayers Association regarding the San Diego Padres Ballpark project.

    Before joining the faculty of the University of San Diego in 1984, Allen taught at Illinois State University and San Diego State University.

    Selected Current Research

    Conference Proceeding

    Allen, A. (1997). Improved Estimates of Aggregate Demand and Supply Disturbances. Academy of Business Administration Proceedings

    Allen, A.,Anderson, J. (1991). Forecasting Ecuador's Inflation and Exchange Rate: Structural Econometric vs. Bayesian Vector Autoregressive Models. Management and Economic growth Prospects in Latin America: 1991 BALAS Proceedings

    Allen, A.,Zocco, D. (1991). Crash Effects on the Stability of Pacfic Basin Portfolio Efficiency. Proceedings of the 1991 Western Decision Science Institute

    Instructor's Manual

    Allen, A.,Dimon, D. (1993). Using Minitab for Business Statistics: Elements and Applications. Harper-Collins

    Journal Article, Academic Journal

    Allen, A.,Ovsyannikova, T.,Prazukin, D.,Worzala, E. (2004). The Development of a Residential Real Estate Market in Russia. Journal of Real Estate Literature, 12 (3), 363-374.

    Allen, A.,Johnson, R.,Soenen, L. (2000). Properties of the Euro – Europe’s New Currency. Multinational Business Review, 8 (2), 1 - 9.

    Zocco, D.,Allen, A. (1992). The Impact of the Market Crash on International Portfolio Efficiencies. The International Journal of Finance

    Allen, A. (1986). Private Sector Response to Stabilization Policy. Explorations in Economic History, 23

    Book, Chapter in Scholarly Book-New

    Allen, A.,Holt, C. (1996). A Model of Flexible Foreign Exchange Markets. Texas A&M International University, 1