andrew abbott

Professor Andrew Abbott

Professor in Economics

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.

Postgraduate

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

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