Kokila Doshi, Ph.D.

Professor of Economics
Kokila Doshi, Ph.D.
(619) 260-4843
Office Location
Olin Hall 110
  • Ph.D. University of Rochester, Economic Development and International Economics
  • M.A. University of Bombay, Economics and Econometrics
  • B.A. 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
  • Regional Determinants of Building Green, Journal of International Business management & Research
  • Diffusion, Adoption and Use of Mobile Phones in India, Dimensions-International management Journal of IBS

Working Papers

  • IT Applications, Healthcare and Targeting the Poor


Kokila Doshi is professor of Economics in the School of Business Administration. She joined the USD in 1988. Professor 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. Professor 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. Professor Doshi has published several scholary 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. Professor Doshi has served on committees and task forces administering Irvine Grants for Cultural Diversity and Improvement of Statistical Instruction.