Andrew Balthrop

Visiting Assistant Professor

Ph.D. Georgia State University

Andrew’s research focus is on resource economics, and in particular, oil and natural gas economics. His most recent publications have examined the statistical distributions of hydrocarbon recovery, and evaluated policies aimed at addressing common pool problems of extraction. His current research interest is in using empirical models of rogue waves to explain commodity price volatility.

Andrew’s teaching interest has been in micro, macro, and environmental economics. He has recently taught environmental and natural resource economics, principles of microeconomics and macroeconomics, and intermediate microeconomics.

Andrew received his Ph.D. in Economics in 2012 from Georgia State University. Prior to serving at Tulane, Andrew was Assistant Professor of Economics at the American University of Sharjah, in the United Arab Emirates.

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