American Journal of Economics

American Journal of Economics is a peer-reviewed journal that employs economics to analyze issues in business, consumer behavior, and public policy. The Journal is focused on publishing both theoretical and empirical papers in finance and several closely related fields in economics.

Diego Escobari

Editorial Board Member of American Journal of Economics

Assistant Professor, The University of Texas-Pan American, Department of Economics and Finance, College of Business Administration, USA

Research Areas

Economics, Econometrics, Industrial Organization, Game Theory


2008Ph.DTexas A&M University, College Station
2004M.S.Texas A&M University, College Station
2000B.A.Universidad Catolica Boliviana, La Paz, Bolivia


2010-presentAssistant Professor, Department of Economics & Finance, University of Texas-Pan American, Edinburg, TX
2008-2010Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA

Academic Achievement

Diversity Initiative for Tenure in Economics Fellow, Duke University 2011-2012
College of Behavioral and Social Science Summer Support, SF State 2008, 2009
Joan Shin Research Award, Department of Economics, Texas A&M 2007-2008
STATA Winner, Graduate Student Paper Contest, STATA and Texas A&M 2007
Graduate Student Teaching Excellence Award, Department of Economics, Texas A&M 2007
Maurice Fellowship, Excellence in Graduate Studies, Texas A&M Summer 2007
Bradley Foundation Fellowship, PERC Fall 2006-Spring 2007
Graduate Research Assistantship, Department of Economics, Texas A&M 2003-2008
Good Neighbor Scholarship, Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board 2003-2004
Elected to be a member of The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi 2003
Diploma of Academic Excellence, Universidad Privada Prouniversidad 2001
Academic Excellence Scholarship, Universidad Catolica Boliviana 1998
Sports Scholarship, Bicycle Team Member, Universidad Catolica Boliviana 1995-1999


American Economic Association
American Society of Hispanic Economists
Industrial Organization Society
Society of Bolivian Economists
Southern Economic Association
Western Economic Association International

Publications: Journals

[1]  Systematic Peak-load Pricing, Congestion Premia and Demand Diverting: Empirical Evidence. Economics Letters, 103 (1), April 2009, 59-61.

Publications: Books/Book Chapters

[1]  Pricing and Travelers' Decision to Use Frequent Flyer Miles: Evidence from the U.S. Airline Industry (with Michael Bar and Kirill Chernomaz). In: Connor R. Walsh (Ed.) Airline Industry: Strategies, Operations and Safety, Hauppauge, NY: Nova Science Publishers. 2011.
[2]  A Theoretical Model of Collusion and Regulation in an Electricity Spot Market. In: Robert W. Karlsen & Michael A. Pettyfer (Eds.) Monopolies: Theory, E_ectiveness and Regulation, Hauppauge, NY: Nova Science Publishers. 2011.