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Kenneth Troske  
Senior Associate Dean for Administration, Faculty and Research; Sturgill Endowed Professor of Economics
Dean's Office
Department of Economics
Center of Business and Economic Research

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Contact Information:
Office Location:  
255G Gatton College of Business and Economics
Lexington, KY 40506
  Email: ktroske@uky.edu
Phone: 859.257.1282
Fax: 859.257.7671
 
Education:
1992 - PHD, Economics, University Of Chicago
1986 - MA, Economics, University Of Chicago
1984 - BA, Economics, University Of Washington
 
Recent Publications:
Articles (26):
Estimating Consumer Willingness to Supply and Willingness to Pay for Curbside Recycling
Land Economics - Year: 2012
Volume: 88  Issue: November  Page Number(s): 745-763
Addressing the Employment Situation is the Aftermath of the Great Recession
Journal of Policy Analysis and Management - Year: 2012
Life-Cycle Patterns in Male-Female Difference in Job Search
Labour Economics - Year: 2012
Down From the Mountain: Skill Upgrading and Wages in Appalachia
Journal of Labor Economics - Year: 2011
Volume: 29  Issue: 4  Page Number(s): 819-587
Joint Estimation of Sequential Labor Force Participation and Fertility Decisions Using Markov Chain Monte Carlo Techniques
Labour Economics - Year: 2010
Page Number(s): 150-169
The Effects of Welfare-to-Work Program Activities on Labor Market Outcomes
Journal of Labor Economics - Year: 2006
'Poverty Trends in Kentucky: A Return to Normal?'
Kentucky Annual Economic Report - Year: 2006
Technology Adoption and Workforce Skill in U.S. Manufacturing Plants
Scottish Journal of Political Economy - Year: 2005
Page Number(s): 387-405
Welfare to Temporary Work: Implications for Labor Market Outcomes
Review Of Economics And Statistics - Year: 2005
Page Number(s): 154-173
Wage and Productivity Dispersion in U.S. Manufacturing: The Role of Computer Investment
Journal of Labor Economics - Year: 2004
Page Number(s): 397-430
New Evidence on Sex Segregation and Sex Differences in Wages from Matched Employer-Employee Data
Journal of Labor Economics - Year: 2003
Page Number(s): 887-922
Market Forces and Sex Discrimination
Journal Of Human Resources - Year: 2002
Volume: 37  Page Number(s): 353-380
The Relative Importance of Employer and Employee Effects on Compensation:
Journal of Japanese and International Economies - Year: 2001
Volume: 15  Page Number(s): 419-436
Politiques salariales et performances des entreprises: une comparaison France / Etats-Unis
Economie et Statistique - Year: 2000
Issue: 332-333  Page Number(s): 27-38
The New Worker Establishment Characteristics Database
Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Establishment Surveys - Year: 2000
Page Number(s): 981-990
Evidence on the Employer Size-Wage Premium from Worker-Establishment Matched Data
Review Of Economics And Statistics - Year: 1999
Volume: 81  Page Number(s): 15-26
Examining the Employer-Size Wage Premium in the Manufacturing, Retail Trade, and Services Industries Using Employer-Employee Matched Data
American Economic Review - Year: 1999
Volume: 89  Page Number(s): 99-103
Wages, Productivity, and Worker Characteristics: Evidence from Plant-Level Production Functions and Wage Equations
Journal of Labor Economics - Year: 1999
Volume: 17  Page Number(s): 409-446
Interfirm Racial Segregation and the Black/White Wage Gap
Journal of Labor Economics - Year: 1998
Volume: 16  Page Number(s): 231-260
Sex Segregation in U.S. Manufacturing
Industrial And Labor Relations Review - Year: 1998
Volume: 51  Page Number(s): 445-464
On Measuring Segregation in Samples with Small Units
Journal Of Business And Economic Statistics - Year: 1997
Volume: 15  Page Number(s): 402-409
Technology and Jobs: Secular Change and Cyclical Dynamics
The Carnegie-Rochester Conference Series on Public Policy - Year: 1997
Volume: 46  Page Number(s): 107-178
Workers, Wages and Technology
Quarterly Journal Of Economics - Year: 1997
Volume: 112  Page Number(s): 253-290
The Dynamic Adjustment Process of Firm Entry and Exit in Manufacturing, and Finance, Insurance and Real Estate
Journal Of Law And Economics - Year: 1996
Volume: 39  Page Number(s): 705-735
Using Longitudinal Data on Establishments to Analyze the Effects of Union Organizing Campaigns in the United States
Annales D'Économie et de Statistique - Year: 1996
Volume: 41/42  Page Number(s): 155-187
Gender Segregation in Small Firms
Journal Of Human Resources - Year: 1995
Volume: 30  Page Number(s): 503-533
Proceedings (2):
An Examination of Incentives to Attract and Retain Businesses: Evidence from Kentucky
One-hundredth Annual Conference on Taxation - Year: 2008
The New Worker Establishment Characteristics Database
Second International Conference on Establishment Surveys, American Statistical Association - Year: 2000
Page Number(s): 981-990
Books and Book Chapters (4):
Net Impact Estimates for the Workforce Investment Act Program, In The Workforce Investment Act: Implementation Experiences and Evaluation Findings
Publisher: W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research - Year: 2011
Issue: p371-406  
The Impact of Welfare Reform on Leaver Characteristics, Employment and Recidivism: An Analysis of Maryland and Missouri, In Welfare Reform and its Long-Term Consequences for America's Poor,
Publisher: Cambridge University Press - Year: 2009
Page Number(s): 172-216
The Role of Temporary Help Employment in Low-wage Worker Advancement, In Studies of Labor Market Intermediation
Publisher: University of Chicago Press - Year: 2009
Page Number(s): 399-436
Increasing Wage Dispersion in U.S. Manufacturing: Plant-Level Evidence on the Role of Trade and Technology, In Growing Apart: The Causes and Consequences of Global Wage Inequality
Publisher: New York: Council on Foreign Relations - Year: 1999
Page Number(s): 118-148
Presentations (21):
"Where The Girls Are: Trade and Labor market Segregation" , Presentation at the Universitat Trier
Year: 2012
Presenter(s): Josh Ederington, Jenny Minier, Kenneth Troske
"Where the Girls Are: Trade and Labor Market Segregation" , Presentation at the Universite Catholique De Louvain
Year: 2012
Presenter(s): Josh Ederington, Jenny Minier, Kenneth Troske
"Labor-Market Returns to the GED Using Regression Discontinuity Analysis" , Presentation at the University of Michigan, Department of Economics
Location: Ann Arbor , MI
Year: 2012
Presenter(s): Kenneth Troske, Chris Jepsen, P. Mueser
"Labor-Market Returns to the GED Using Regression Discontinuity Analysis" , Presentation at the University of Wisconsin
, WI
Year: 2012
Presenter(s): Kenneth Troske, Chris Jepsen, P. Mueser
"Where the Girls Are: Trade and Labor Market Segregation" , Presentation at the University of British Columbia
Location: Vancouver Year: 2010
Presenter(s): Josh Ederington, Jenny Minier, Kenneth Troske
"Labor-Market Returns to the GED Using Regression Discontinuity Analysis" , Presentation at the Ohio State University, Department of Economics
Location: Columbus , OH
Year: 2010
Presenter(s): Kenneth Troske, Chris Jepsen, P. Mueser
"Labor-Market Returns to the GED Using Regression Discontinuity Analysis" , Presentation at the Society of Labor Economists
Location: London Year: 2010
Presenter(s): Kenneth Troske
"Net Impact Estimates for the Workforce Investment Act Program" , Presentation at the ZEW Mannheim
Location: Mannheim Year: 2010
Presenter(s): Kenneth Troske
"Where the Girls Are: Trade and Labor Market Segregation in Colombia" , Presentation at the Southern Economic Association
Location: Atlanta , GA
Year: 2010
Presenter(s): Kenneth Troske
"Estimating the Social Value of Higher Education: Willingness to Pay for Community and Technical Colleges" , Presentation at the Australian National University
Location: Canberra Year: 2009
Presenter(s): Kenneth Troske
"Estimating the Social Value of Higher Education: Willingness to Pay for Community and Technical Colleges" , Presentation at the Deakin University
Location: Melbourne Year: 2009
Presenter(s): Kenneth Troske
"Estimating the Social Value of Higher Education: Willingness to Pay for Community and Technical Colleges" , Presentation at the University of South Carolina
Location: Columbia , SC
Year: 2009
Presenter(s): Kenneth Troske
"Net Impact Estimates for the Workforce Investment Act Program" , Presentation at the Melbourne Research Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research
Location: Melbourne Year: 2009
Presenter(s): Kenneth Troske
"Net Impact Estimates for the Workforce Investment Act Program" , Presentation at the Australian NAtional University
Location: Canberra Year: 2009
Presenter(s): Kenneth Troske
"Down From the Mountain: Skill Upgrading and Wages in Appalachia" , Presentation at the Midwest Economic Association
Location: Chicago , IL
Year: 2008
Presenter(s): Christopher R. Bollinger, James Ziliak, Kenneth Troske
"Where the Girls Are: Trade and labor market segregation in Colombia" , Presentation at the Southern Economic Association Meetings
Location: Washington , DC
Year: 2008
Presenter(s): Josh Ederington, Jenny Minier, Kenneth Troske
"Why is Kentucky So Poor?"
Location: Frankfort , KY
Year: 2007
Presenter(s): Kenneth Troske
"CBER forecast" , Presentation at the Economic Outlook Conference
Location: Lexington , KY
Year: 2007
Presenter(s): Kenneth Troske
"CBER Forecast"
Location: Covington , KY
Year: 2007
Presenter(s): Kenneth Troske
"The Economics of Gender Issues: Widening the Debate" , Presentation at the ZEW Mannheim: University of Mannheim
Location: Mannheim Year: 2003
Presenter(s): Kenneth Troske
"Improving Labour Market Performance: The Need for Evaluation" , Presentation at the IZA/CERP Conference
Location: Bonn Year: 2002
Presenter(s): Kenneth Troske

 

 

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