Steven Lugauer presented “The Importance of Capital in Production and the Second Demographic Dividend” at the Midwest Economics Association conference on March 23 in Evanston, IL.

Congratulations to Carlos Lamarche who has been selected as a 2018 receipient of Research Productivity Award from the Gatton College

Tsage Douglas, a Sophomore Foreign Language & International Economics Major, accepted a summer internship with Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia where she will be working as Statistical Analyst Intern in the Research Department.

Congratulations to faculty member Frank Scott and graduate student Yoon Seon Han for winning Gatton College Awards for Teaching Excellence.  Professor Scott has taught at many levels and numerous courses during his career at the University of Kentucky including regularly teaching Managerial Economics to our MBA students and Industrial Organization to Ph.D.

Gail Hoyt's paper “Teacher Training for PhD Students and new Faculty in Economics” with Sam Allgood and KimMarie McGoldrick.  Work funded with support of the Teagle Foundation through the American Economic Association.  Journal of Economic Education, forthcoming 2018

Gail Hoyt's paper “The Role of Teaching and Teacher Training in the Hiring and Promotion of Ph.D. Economists,” with Sam Allgood and KimMarie McGoldrick. Work funded with support of the Teagle Foundation through the American Economic Association. Southern Economic Journal, forthcoming 2018.

Gail Hoyt and Chris Bollinger's paper “A New Look at Lake Wobegon: Who’s in Your Canoe?” with Tisha Emerson, and Linda English is forthcoming in the Papers and Proceedings of the American Economic Review Vol. 108, Issue 5, May 2018 forthcoming.

Felipe Benguria's paper "Firms and the Decline in Earnings Inequality in Brazil" (with Jorge Alvarez, Niklas Engbom and Christian Moser) was recently published in American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics.

Jenny Minier was featured as the December 18 Faculty Mentor of the Week by UK’s Office of Undergraduate Research. 

The community is invited to a special celebration with the students from University of Kentucky’s Gatton College of Business and Economics class, Economics 410: Economics of Altruism, Philanthropy, and Nonprofit Organizations, 3:30 p.m. tomorrow (Tuesday), Dec. 5, in Room 307, Woodward Hall, in the Gatton building.

The students will present their work with nine nonprofit organizations that are making a big difference in Lexington, and one organization chosen by the students will be awarded a $10,000 grant to support their activities.