March 25, 2016

Alex Tabarrok, professor of economics at George Mason University, will deliver a talk titled, "Democracy and Voting in a Free Society: Some Economics of Politics," from 5 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, March 30, in the Kincaid Auditorium of the new Gatton College of Business and Economics building at the University of Kentucky. Tabarrok, who holds the Bartley J.

March 24, 2016

Dean Karlan, professor of economics at Yale University and founder and president of Innovations for Poverty Action, will speak at the Kincaid Auditorium in the University of Kentucky's new Gatton College of Business and Economics building on Friday, April 1. His presentation, "Pragmatic Optimism in the Fight Against Poverty," is scheduled for 3 to 4 p.m. and is expected to include a question and answer session.

March 22, 2016

With its first class graduating just three months ago (December 2015), the joint University of Kentucky-University of Louisville Executive MBA program is already being ranked in the top tier. Recently, the UK-UofL EMBA became the only program in the region ranked in CEO Magazine's Tier One Global EMBA programs for 2016.

March 14, 2016

"We are humbled…we are honored by this dedication. The word surreal has come to my mind over and over again in recent days." The words of Carol Graham, speaking on behalf of her family, as the University of Kentucky's Gatton College of Business and Economics honored the Grahams' late son, Jeffrey C. Graham, by naming the new Graham Office of Career Management in his memory.

March 07, 2016

Personal selling, risk management and entrepreneurship are just a few of the areas that will be explored in depth during the upcoming, 10-week Innovative Leadership program being offered the University of Kentucky’s Gatton College of Business and Economics.

March 02, 2016

A team of undergraduate students from the University of Kentucky's Gatton College of Business and Economics earned second place in the nation this past weekend at the 2016 Wall Street Journal Business Challenge. The competition was hosted by the Mays Business School at Texas A&M University in College Station.

The team members are:

February 25, 2016

As a part of its See Blue Work series, the University of Kentucky James W. Stuckert Career Center, Engineering Career Development and the Graham Office for Career Management will host career fairs and networking events for individuals looking for career or internship opportunities.

February 22, 2016

The Center for Business and Economic Research, directed by Chris Bollinger, recently released a study on the economic impact of Keenland Race Track (Lexington, KY) that has received extensive media attention including articles in the Lexington Herald Leader and the Louisville Courrier Journal on April 23, 2015.  A link to the study is here.

February 22, 2016

Jim Ziliak and 2013 PhD alum Sarah Burns had their paper "Identifying the Elasticity of Taxable Income" accepted for publication in The Economic Journal.

February 22, 2016

Rob Hartley, a 3rd year PhD student, was accepted to participate in the 3rd Summer School on Socioeconomic Inequality - Chicago 2015. The program focuses on new methods of inequality research to address interdisciplinary insights of human behavior through economic models. This research forum is hosted by the Human Capital and Economic Opportunity Global Working Group led by Nobel Laureate James J. Heckman, Steven N. Durlauf, and Robert H. Dugger.