Alexi S. Thompson

  • Office: McElhaney Hall, Room 213-C Alexi Thompson

    Office Phone: 724-357-2641


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    PhD, Economics, Kansas State University

    MS, Economics, Auburn University

    BS, Economics, Auburn University

    Areas of Expertise:

    Resource Economics, International Trade, Tourism Economics, Time Series Econometrics


    Alexi Thompson is an associate professor in the Department of Economics. He has been a member of the Department of Economics since the fall 2013 semester. Thompson received his PhD degree in agricultural economics from Kansas State University. He has taught Principles of Microeconomics, Principles of Macroeconomics, International Finance, Industrial Organization, and Tourism Economics at IUP.

    Thompson’s research interests include open-economy macroeconomics, environmental economics, and the economics of crime. Recent research has led to publications in Economics Bulletin, the Journal of Environmental Protection, and the B.E. Journal of Economic Policy and Analysis

    In his spare time he enjoys traveling to Colombia (where his wife is from) and Greece (where his mother is from) and playing soccer. Thompson grew up in Auburn, Alabama, and is a diehard Auburn football fan. War Eagle!