Alison Kelly, PhD
Professor, EconomicsSend a Message
On Sabbatical Spring 2021
- PhD, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA
- MA, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
- BA, College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, MA
- Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)
- Suffolk University, Boston, MA
Professor of Economics (2003-present)
Associate Professor of Economics (1997-2003)
Assistant Professor of Economics (1992-1997)
- Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA
Adjunct Professor (1991 – 2013, 2016)
- Citizens Financial Group, Boston, MA
Consultant for Model Validation Group (2014 – 2016)
- CFA Society Boston, Boston, MA
Instructor (2001 – 2014)
Curriculum Coordinator (2001 – 2007)
- Business Analytics – Communicating with Numbers, co-authored with Sanjiv Jaggia, Kevin Lertwachara,
and Leida Chen, McGraw-Hill Publishers (2021).
- Business Statistics – Communicating with Numbers, co-authored with Sanjiv Jaggia, McGraw-Hill
Publishers (2011, 2016, 2019).
- Essentials of Business Statistics – Communicating with Numbers, co-authored with Sanjiv Jaggia,
McGraw-Hill Publishers (2014, 2020).
- “Applying the CRISP-DM Framework for Teaching Business Analytics,” co-authored with Sanjiv Jaggia, Kevin Lertwachara, and Leida Chen, Decision Sciences Journal of Innovative Education (September 2020).
- “Student Performance in an Introductory Business Statistics Course: Does Delivery Mode Matter?” co- authored with Jonathan Haughton, in Journal of Education for Business, 90 (January 2015).
- “Modeling Skewness and Elongation in Financial Returns: The Case of Exchange-Traded Funds,” co- authored with Sanjiv Jaggia, in Applied Financial Economics, 19 (August-September 2009).
- “Practical Considerations when Estimating in the Presence of Autocorrelation,” co-authored with Sanjiv Jaggia, Case Studies in Business, Industry and Government Statistics, 2:1, (May 2008).
- “Modeling aggregate productivity growth: A note on returns to scale,” in Focus on Economic Growth and Productivity, ed. L.A. Finley, New York: Nova Science Publishers, 2005.
- “A Note on Modeling Aggregate Productivity Growth: The Importance of Imperfect Markets,” The Journal of Macroeconomics, 23 (Winter 2001).
- “The Use of Frontier Estimation in Direct Marketing,” co-authored with Dominique Haughton, Jonathan Haughton and Tim Moriarty, Journal of Interactive Marketing, 14 (April 2000).
- “An Analysis of the Factors that Influence Student Performance: A Fresh Approach to an Old Debate,” co-authored with Sanjiv Jaggia, Contemporary Economic Policy, 17 (April 1999).
- “Patterns of State Productivity Growth in the U.S. Farm Sector: Linking State and Aggregate Models”, co-authored with Frank Gollop, Eldon Ball and Greg Swinand, American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 81 (February 1999).
- “Sectoral productivity growth and price-marginal cost margins in the intermediate goods market,” Review of Income and Wealth, 43 (June 1997).
- “Skewness and Kurtosis – An examination of Exchange-traded funds’ returns using g and h distributions.”
- “Practical Considerations when Estimating in the Presence of Autocorrelation” (co-authored with Sanjiv Jaggia).
- “Exploring the Relationship between Regional Productivity Growth and Wage Differentials: The United States Farm Sector 1960-90.”