Roy E. Allen

Roy E.


School of Economics and Business Administration » Economics
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Contact Information: 

Galileo Hall - 309

Office Hours, Spring 2015
MWF 11:45am-12:45pm
and by Appointment.

Phone: 4604
Fax: 376-5625
Mail: P.O. Box 4230


  • Ph. D. Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of California at Berkeley, 1984
    Dissertation Title: Voluntary Export Restraints as Protection Policy: The U. S. Beef and Sugar Cases
  • B.A. Environmental Studies and Business Economics, University of California at Santa Barbara, 1979

Professional Experience

Teaching Experience:

  • Professor of Economics, Chevron Professor of International Economic - St. Mary's College of California, Moraga, California (1985 - Present)


Professional Experience:

  • Member of the first large delegation of financial market professionals - Financial Market Professionals (1989)
    Member of the first large delegation of financial market professionals from the U.S. to visit the U.S.S.R. and work on financial reforms there with Soviet counterparts.
  • Private Consultant - (1985 - Present)
    Private Consultant to financial corporations, San Francisco Bay Area.
  • Senior Economist - Recon Research Corporation, San Francisco, California (1984 - 1985)

Courses Taught

Recently Taught:

  • Collegiate Seminar
  • International Economics
  • International Finance
  • International Trade
  • Investments
  • Macroeconomics, Principles and Theory
  • Microeconomics, Principles and Theory
  • Quantitative Methods for Business and Economics
  • Seminar in Economic Issues



  • A Human Ecology Approach to Economics. Allen, Roy (talk, speech or lecture)
    American Economic Association meeting, Boston, Mass.
    (January 2000)
  • The Oedipal Complex of Cyber-Worshippers. Allen, Roy (talk, speech or lecture)
    World Multiconference on Systemics, Cybernetics, and Informatics, and The International Conference on Information Systems Analysis and Synthesis, Orlando, Florida
    (July 13, 1998)
  • Financial Globalization and A Challenge to Mainstream Economics. Allen, Roy (talk, speech or lecture)
    70th Annual Meeting, Western Economic Association International Conference, San Diego, California
    (July 07, 1995)
  • Financial Globalization and Monetary Policy: The Collapse of Income Velocity. Allen, Roy (talk, speech or lecture)
    35th Annual Convention, International Studies Association, Washington, D.C.
    (March 30, 1994)



  • Human Ecology Economics…. Allen, Roy
    the American Economic Association annual meeting, Chicago, IL
    (January 2007)


  • (ed) Allen, Roy. 2007. Human Ecology Economics: A New Framework for Sustainability, Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy. Routledge, London and New York
  • Allen, Roy E. Financial Crises and Recession in the Global Economy. Vermont: Edward Elgar Publishing, 1994.
  • Allen, Roy E. "The New East-West Economics." Coexistence, A Review of East-West and Development Issues (1991): p. 28473-494
  • Allen, Roy E. "Globalization of the U. S. Financial Markets: The New Structure for Monetary Policy." International Economics and Financial Markets (1989): p. p. 266-286
  • Allen, Roy E., Schmitz, Andrew and Leu, Michael. "The U. S. Sugar Program and Its Effects." Alternative Agricultural and Food Policies and the 1985 Farm Bill (1985)
  • Allen, Roy E., Dodge, Cluadia and Schmitz, Andrew. "Voluntary Export Restraints as Protection Policy: The U. S. Beef Case." American Journal of Agricultural Economics 65 (1983): p. 291-296
  • . Political Economy of Financial Crisis, ed. Allen, Roy E., Brookfield


Scholarly Interests: 


  • Financial Globalization
  • East-West Economics
  • Effects of Export Restraints