Kokila Doshi

Kokila Doshi
Phone: (619) 260-4843
Office: Olin Hall 110

Professor of Economics

  • PhD, University of Rochester, Economic Development and International Economics
  • MA, University of Bombay, Economics and Econometrics
  • BA, University of Bombay, Economics

Kokila Doshi is professor of economics in the University of San Diego School of Business, which she joined 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. She has served on committees and task forces administering Irvine Grants for Cultural Diversity and Improvement of Statistical Instruction.

Selected Publications

  • Doshi, K. (2010) 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, volume, 261-281.
  • Doshi, K., Johnson, R., Soenen, L. (2001) Privatization, Financial Liberalization and Stock Market Performance: The Case of Mexico(1), 185 - 212.
  • Doshi, K. (2005) Pharmaceutical Outsourcing-The Next Wave, Indian Journal of Economics and Business, Decemb(Special Issue), pp.125-136.
  • Doshi, K., Narwold, A. (2018) Determinants of Mobile Phone Penetration Rates in Latin America and the Caribbean: A Panel Data Analysis, Journal of Strategic Innovation and Sustainability, 13(1), 10-25.
  • Ratcliff, R., Doshi, K. (2016) Using the Bass Model to Analyze the Diffusion of Innovations at the Base of the Pyramid, Business & Society, 55(2), 271-298.