Associate Professor of Economics
Ascension Hall 304
740-427-5276 fax email@example.com
Galina An was born in in the former Soviet Union republic of Kazakstan. After completing high school in Taldykorgan, she entered Kazak State University in the capital, Almaty, where she studied the mechanics of fluids and gases. After completing her studies, she was employed by the university, modeling dynamic processes in internal combustion engines using computer programs.
After the breakdown of the Soviet Union, An became interested in economics and entered the master's degree program at Kazakstan Institute of Management, Economics and Strategic Research. A year later, she received a scholarship from the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) to study at the University of Colorado, where she earned both her master's degree and doctorate in economics. With regards to Kenyon College, An said, "I was drawn by the beauty of the campus and the greatness of the people - faculty, students, and staff - at Kenyon." An currently teaches a variety of economics courses ranging from introductory classes to honors seminars, as well as contributing to various journals.
M.A., Ph.D. University of Colorado, Boulder
B.A. Kazak State University
"Uncertainty, Insecurity, and Emigration from Kazakhstan to Russia" (with Charles Becker), World Development, 2012, Vol. 42, pp. 44-66.
"The Impacts of Alignment with Global Product Standards on Exports of Firms in Developing Countries" (with Keith Maskus), The World Economy, 2009, Vol. 32, No. 4, pp. 552-74.
"Duration of rent extraction and the entry mode decision by multinational enterprises" (with K. Maskus and T. Puttitanun). Review of Development Economics, November 2008.
"The Export Technology Content, Learning By Doing, and Specialization in Foreign Trade" (with Murat Iyigun). Journal of International Economics, 64:2, 465-83, December 2004.
"The Export Skill Content, Learning By Exporting and Economic Growth" (with Murat Iyigun). Economics Letters, 84:1, 29-43, July 2004.
ECON 101 Principles of Microeconomics
ECON 102 Principles of Macroeconomics
ECON 331 Economics of Development
ECON 338 International Trade
ECON 357 Economics with Calculus
ECON 397/497 Honors Seminar