Kokila Doshi

Professor of Economics
Kokila Doshi
(619) 260-4843
Office Location
Olin Hall 110
  • PhD, University of Rochester, Economic Development and International Economics
  • MA, University of Bombay, Economics and Econometrics
  • BA, University of Bombay, Economics
Areas of Expertise

Selected Publications

  • Sustainability and Impact of Microfinance Institutions-A Case Study of ACCION San Diego, Advances in Appreciative Inquiry-Positive Design and Appreciative Construction: From Sustainable Dev
  • Privatization, Financial Liberalization and Stock Market Performance: The Case of Mexico
  • Pharmaceutical Outsourcing-The Next Wave, Indian Journal of Economics and Business
  • Using the Bass Model to Analyze the Diffusion of Innovations at the Base of the Pyramid, Business & Society
  • Determinants of Mobile Phone Penetration Rates in Asia and Africa-A Panel Data Analysis, Journal of International Business Management and Research


Kokila Doshi is professor of economics in the School of Business Administration. She joined the USD in 1988. Doshi has developed two new international courses in the area of Asia-Pacific business and development. Recently, she also introduced another course in tourism and travel economics. Doshi's interest in applied economics and regional development is reflected in her economic impact studies. She conducted regional economic impact analysis of the X Games, the Rock 'n' Roll marathon and the PGA International Golf Championship. Doshi has published several scholarly articles in economics and business journals. Her research interests focus on the privatization of public enterprises saving rates and economic policies of the Asian-Pacific countries. Doshi has served on committees and task forces administering Irvine Grants for Cultural Diversity and Improvement of Statistical Instruction.