Congratulations to Sarah (Burns) John, Ph.D. ’13 [Economics] for recently receiving the 2022 Larry D. Welch Award for Best External Publication for “Deterring Illegal Entry: Migrant Sanctions and Recidivism in Border Apprehensions.” The article was published in American Economic Journal in August 2021.

Economics Department Chair and Poverty Center Director, James Ziliak and colleague Maggie Jones, senior economist at the U.S. Census Bureau, were recently selected to receive the 2022 Richard A. Musgrave Prize for their paper published in the National Tax Journal.

Josh Ederington, joint with Mihai Paraschiv (2016 Gatton Ph.D. now at SUNY-Oswego) and Maurizio Zanardi (U. Surrey), titled "The Short and Long-run Effects of International Environmental Agreements on Trade," was recently accepted for publication in Journal of International Economics.

Chuck Courtemanche's paper, "The effects of e-cigarette taxes on e-cigarette prices and tobacco product sales: Evidence from retail panel data," has been accepted for publication in Journal of Health Economics. 

The Department of Economics and Institute for the Study for Free Enterprise co-hosted Board Governor Christopher Waller on October 6 for a lecture on current monetary policy and the economic outlook.

(CNN) — Food insecurity among families with children fell in 2021, reversing a spike during the first year of the Covid-19 pandemic, according to a US Department of Agriculture report released Wednesday.

Ana Maria Herrera and Steve Lugauer, along with Ph.D Gatton alum Guowen Chen, had their paper entitled "Policy and Misallocation," accepted for publication at the European Economic Review.

Ana María Herrera has been named to the Editorial Board of the Journal of Business & Economics Statistics and the Journal of Applied Econometrics

Jim Ziliak, Chris Bollinger, and Gatton Ph.D alum, Charles Hokayem, had their paper accepted for publication at the Journal of Business and Economic Statistics.

Chris Bollinger, Gatton Endowed Professor of Economics and Executive Director of the KRDC, highlights an important problem in his research: Balancing Privacy and Usability.