andrew abbott

Professor Andrew Abbott

Professor in Economics

Faculty and Department

  • Education
  • Academic Partnerships

Qualifications

  • BA (University of Sunderland )
  • MSc (University of York)
  • PhD (Durham University)

Summary

Andrew joined the University in 2009 from the University of Bath and has more than 25 years' experience in higher education.

He has held a number of academic management positions at Hull University Business School, including Graduate Research Director, Head of Economics Subject Group and Associate Dean: International and Engagement.

During Andrew's tenure in the latter role, he established numerous academic partnerships, including a new Executive MBA programme, offered with Babes-­Bolyai University in Romania.

In 2016, he was seconded to form the University's Academic Partnership Office. Andrew has extensive research publications with a recent focus on public finance and environmental economics.

Journal Article

Incumbency and Distributive Politics: Intergovernmental Transfers in Mexico: Incumbency and Distributive Politics

Abbott, A., Cabral, R., & Jones, P. (2017). Incumbency and Distributive Politics: Intergovernmental Transfers in Mexico: Incumbency and Distributive Politics. Southern Economic Journal, 84(2), 484-503. https://doi.org/10.1002/soej.12226

The displacement effect of convenience: The case of recycling

Abbott, A., Nandeibam, S., & O'Shea, L. (2017). The displacement effect of convenience: The case of recycling. Ecological economics : the journal of the International Society for Ecological Economics, 136, 159-168. doi:10.1016/j.ecolecon.2017.01.020

Determinants of International Student Migration

Abbott, A., & Silles, M. (2016). Determinants of International Student Migration. The World economy, 39(5), 621-635. https://doi.org/10.1111/twec.12319

Fiscal illusion and cyclical government expenditure: State government expenditure in the United States

Abbott, A., & Jones, P. (2016). Fiscal illusion and cyclical government expenditure: State government expenditure in the United States. Scottish journal of political economy, 63(2), 177-193. https://doi.org/10.1111/sjpe.12095

Political pressure and procyclical expenditure: An analysis of the expenditures of state governments in Mexico

Cabral, R., Palacios, R., Abbott, A., Cabral Torres, R., & Jones, P. (2015). Political pressure and procyclical expenditure: An analysis of the expenditures of state governments in Mexico. Europäische Zeitschrift für politische Ökonomie = European journal of political economy, 37, (195-206). doi:10.1016/j.ejpoleco.2014.12.001. ISSN 0176-2680

Postgraduate supervision

Prof Abbott welcomes applications in the areas of applied macroeconomics and international finance, public economics and international trade.