Schnatter Institute Director Dr. Aaron Yelowitz talked to KCBS Radio out of San Francisco on July 27, 2017 about the cost to Chipotle from a worker who came to work with the Norovirus and company sick leave policies.

David Agrawal and William Hoyt's paper, "Commuting and Taxes:  Theory, Empirics, and Welfare Implications," is forthcoming in the Economic Journal.

Darshak Patel's paper  "Evaluating Twitter and its Impact on Student Learning in Principles of Economics Courses," (with Abdullah Albahrani (UK PhD) and Brandon Sherdian (UK PhD)) has been accepted for publication in the Journal of Economic Education. It is scheduled to be published in the Fall 2017 issue of the journal.

Darshak Patel's paper  “The Impact of Relative Performance Feedback and Scrutiny on Student Performance in Large Enrollment University Classes.” was present by co-author Justin Roush at t

Steven Lugauer presented “Fertility is a Leading Economic Indicator” on June 26, 2017 at the Western Economic Association International (WEAI) meetings in San Diego, CA.

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.