April 03, 2023

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.

April 02, 2023

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]

April 01, 2023

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.

March 30, 2023

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.

March 21, 2023

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.

February 06, 2023

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...

January 30, 2023

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.

January 30, 2023

Yoonbai Kim, Professor of Economics, received the 2023 Korea America Economic Association (KAEA) Appreciation Award at the 2023 ASSA meeting. Kim received a cash award along with a plaque in New Orleans, Louisiana on January 6-8, 2023. 


January 27, 2023

The Economics Society along with the Institute for the Study of Free Enterprise will host Treasurer Allison Ball for a talk Wednesday, February 15 at 6 pm. The talk is titled: A Discussion on Public Service and Unsung Heroes and is open to the public. 

January 25, 2023

Join national, regional, and local experts to hear what you can expect from the economy in 2023 at the 34th Annual Economic Outlook Conference. This year's conference will be held in the Central Bank Center in Lexington, Kentucky on Tuesday, February 7.