February 01, 2022

Professor Gail Hoyt’s ECO 410, ‘Economics of Altruism,’ course has made it a mission to make meaningful contributions to local nonprofit organizations by understanding their purpose, operations, and areas of development.

January 13, 2022

Embarking upon a new year, with a multitude of challenges, the economic recovery continues globally and regionally, bringing a new year of recovery.

December 17, 2021

Economist Ken Troske is in the business of untangling complex webs of information — sometimes seemingly conflicting — and providing context while identifying prevailing trends.

December 13, 2021

An experiential learning opportunity for students to apply economic learnings in a real-world setting.

December 10, 2021

In this paper, Ana Maria along with her co-researchers investigate how tax news is received by the population relative to the state of the economy.  The paper was published in Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 207(C) and can be found here.

November 23, 2021

Sydney Daniels, a neuroscience and economics senior, is a winner of the Oswald student award for undergraduate research and creativity. Her award submission is a result of writing the paper as part of Jenny Minier's ECO 499 class.

October 29, 2021

Andres Mira, Ph.D. student in economics, won the “Mark Berger Best Paper Award” at the Annual Conference of the Kentucky Economic Association that occurred this month. The award goes to the best paper submitted to the conference. The paper is titled, “Estimating the Average treatment-on-the-treated effects of the DACA Program.”

October 05, 2021

Olivia N. Davis and Darshak Patel were honored with the 2021 University of Kentucky Outstanding Teaching Awards on September 30.

September 21, 2021

One of the foremost experts in the world on vaccine mandates is Emily Lawler. Emily is a 2012 B&E Econ alum, and 2018 Vanderbilt PhD. She is featured on the American Economic Association website owing to her expertise on vaccinations.

August 24, 2021

Research Associate Michael T. Childress and Associate Professor Michael W. Clark  join 43 other authors to develop a new book, “Communicating Science in Times of Crisis: COVID-19 Pandemic." It is a first volume in a new series about the study of science communication in times of crisis and features research and analysis from University of Kentucky faculty.  See WUKY story for more details.