Darshak Patel’s paper, co-authored with Justin Roush (Xavier University), “Emoticons as Performance Feedback for College Students: A Large-Classroom Field Experiment,” was published in the American Economic Association: Papers and Proceedings.
Congratulations to PhD candidate, Linli Zhao for receiving first prize for her paper, "Aging Gracefully Under Pressure: How Age Distribution Buffers the Impact of Economic Uncertainty on Employment Volatility," in the Gunther Economics Research competition.
Gatton College of Business and Economics is pleased to present the Spring 2023 Gatton Doctoral Research Excellence Awards recipients.
Troske appointed to National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, CPOP Social Mobility Panel
Dr. Kenneth R. Troske, the Richard W. and Janis H. Furst Endowed Chair of Economics at the University of Kentucky has been appointed to a National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, Committee on Population, panel on A Research Agenda for Improving Economic and Social Mobility in the United States.
Health Care and Child Care Needs Should Be Elevated in the Nation’s Poverty Statistics, Says New Report
Poverty statistics are essential for determining the size and composition of the population whose needs are going unmet. Accurate poverty measures help society target resources to alleviate hardships...[Read More]
David R. Agrawal and Kenneth Tester paper, “State Taxation of Nonresident Income and the Location of Work" is forthcoming in the American Economic Journal: Economic Policy.
The Econ Games is a data competition that offers students an experiential learning opportunity to apply classroom concepts to real-world problems. Through this competition, students activate problem-solving skills, including critical and creative thinking, display teamwork, and utilize practical knowledge.
Elly Piatt is the Gatton Outstanding Senior in Economics. Balancing two majors, a minor, numerous internships, and campus leadership opportunities, Elly has proven to be an exceptional student. Elly’s second major is in political science, for which she served as a US Senate intern, a House of Representatives intern, and a Kentucky Senate President’s Office intern.
After years of increasing educational progress, Kentucky is losing ground to other states. This is one of the key findings in the 2023 Kentucky Annual Economic Report, which was released by the Center for Business and Economic Research...
Associate Professor of Economics David Agrawal had his paper "Online Shopping Can Redistribute Local Tax Revenue from Urban to Rural America," accepted for publication in the Journal of Public Economics, the top field journal in the area of public finance.