Alan Gin

Associate Professor of Economics
Alan Gin
(619) 260-4883
Office Location
Alcala West, Avila 108
  • PhD, University of California, Santa Barbara, Economics
  • MA, University of California, Santa Barbara, Economics
  • BS, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, Economics
Areas of Expertise

Selected Publications

  • The Outlook for the San Diego Economy: 2011-13, UCLA Anderson Forecast
  • W(h)ither California?, California Mortgage Bankers' Association


Alan Gin is associate professor of economics in the School of Business Administration at the University of San Diego. His work experience includes stints with the Community Development Department of the County of Fresno and the Public Works Department of the City of Oxnard. Gin came to SBA in 1988, after having previously taught at Loyola Marymount University and the University of California at Santa Barbara. He has taught undergraduate courses in principles of economics, statistics, intermediate microeconomics, urban economics, public finance, environmental economics, industrial organization, managerial economics and the economic development of Asia. Graduate-level courses taught include statistics, quantitative methods, managerial economics, the business environment of Asia and doing business with China. In 2001, he was awarded the USD Parents' Association Award of Excellence after being nominated by one of his students. He was voted "Professor of the Year" by the graduate business students in SBA for the 2002-2003…