Office: McElhaney Hall, Room 213-C
Office Phone: 724-357-2641
PhD, Economics, Kansas State University
MS, Economics, Auburn University
BS, Economics, Auburn University
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!