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.

Steven Lugauer's paper (with Horag Choi and Nelson C. Mark) "Precautionary Saving of Chinese and U.S. Households is forthcoming in the Journal of Money, Credit, and Banking.

Steven Lugauer's paper (with Chadwick C. Curtis and Nelson C. Mark) “Demographics and Aggregate Household Saving in Japan, China, and India” is forthcoming in the Journal of Macroeconomics.

David Agrawal and William Hoyt are organizers of a Center for Economic Studies/Institute for Economic Research (CESifo) Venice Summer Institute conference on "Fiscal Competition and Mobility:  Theory and Empirics" to be held June 16 - 17 in San Servolo, Venice, Italy.  The program can be found here.

Steven Lugauer presented “Fertility is a Leading Economic Indicator” at the Eastern Economic Association meetings in New York on February 24.


William Hoyt will present his paper "The Assignment and Division of the Tax Base in a System of Hierarchical Governments at the University of Zurich (March 29th), the University of Basel (April 4th), and the University of Switzerland-Italiano (Lugano) on April 12th.  He will present his paper "Differential Mobility and the Choice of Tax Base" at University of Erlangen-Nuremberg (April 26th), the CESifo Conference on Public Economics (Munich, April 2th), the University of Mannheim (May 11th), and the "Tax Day" conference at the Max Planck Institute (May 30th, Munich). 

Chris Bollinger, Director of the Center for Business and Economic Research, addressed the Mortgage Bankers Association on Wednesday, March 1st.

Aaron Yelowitz’s paper “Medicaid Managed Care and the Health Care Utilization of Adolescent Foster Children,” (with M. Palmer, J. Marton, and J. Talbert) has been accepted at Inquiry .