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.

David Agrawal presented “Relocation of the Rich: Migration in Response to Tax Rate Changes from Spanish Reforms” at the National Tax Association conference on November 11 in Philadelphia, PA.


Adib Bagh's paper ``Verifying Weak Reciprocal Upper Semi-Continuity in Mixed Extensions of Games'', with J. Lepore and B. Allison, was accepted in the Journal of Mathematical Economics.

5th year graduate student Nicholas Moellman won the "Best Paper" award at the Kentucky Economics Association Meetings held at Western Kentucky University (Bowling Green, KY) on October 21, 2017.  His paper is "Healthcare and Hunger: Impacts of the Affordable Care Act on Food Insecurity in America".