Carlos Lamarche presented his paper “Common Correlated Effects Estimation of Heterogeneous Dynamic Panel Quantile Regression Models” at the University of San Andres (June 13), Central Bank of Argentina (June 22), and Di Tella University (June 28) in Argentina. The paper is joint work with Matthew Harding (University of California at Irvine) and Hashem Pesaran (University of Southern California).

Carlos Lamarche visited the University of La Plata (UNLP) in Argentina from June 5th to June 30th. In the first two weeks of June, he gave four lectures on “High-Dimensional Methods and Inference: A Hands-On Approach” in the Department of Economics.

Ken Troske's paper "Postsecondary Educational Returns to the GED Using Regression Discontinuity Analysis,” (with Christopher Jepsen and Peter Mueser), appeard in the July 2017 volume of Journal of Labor Economics.

University of Kentucky Gatton College of Business and Economics doctoral student Andrew Jonelis (pictured below) has been selected to attend the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting this August in Germany. Attendance at the sixth meeting for economic sciences will establish Jonelis’ place as one of the leading economists of the next generation.

David Agrawal presented his paper "Relocation of the Rich: Migration in Response to Tax Rate Changes from Spanish Reforms" at the University of California at Irvine on May 23.

David Agrawal presented his paper "Commuting and Taxes: Theory, Empirics, and Welfare Implications" (with William Hoyt) at Friedrich-Alexander Universitat Erlangen-Nurnberg on June 21

William Hoyt's paper, "The assignment and division of the tax base in a system of hierarchical governments," is forthcoming in International Tax and Public Finance.

Jim Ziliak and UKCPR are co-organizing the conference "Deep Poverty in the United States" with the University of Wisconsin Institute for Research on Poverty and the Urban Institute, June 27-28, 2017, at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, DC.

Jim Ziliak presented "The Economics of Means-Tested Transfer Programs" June 26, 2017 at the XIII Summer School of Public Economics, Andrew Young School of Policy Studies, Georgia State University

Jim Ziliak presented "Welfare Reform and the Intergenerational Transmission of Dependence" (co-authored with Robert Paul Hartley and Carlos Lamarche) June 23, 2017 at the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland Policy Summit on Housing, Human Capital, and Inequality.