The Department of Economics seeks to fill a position at either the advanced assistant or associate level. The department has six areas of specialization offered in our graduate program: Macroeconomics, International Economics, Public Economics, Labor Economics, Industrial Organization, and Health/Environmental Economics. The successful candidate may be ABD with expected completion of PhD by Fall 2020 or a PhD in economics or related field. While we welcome outstanding applicants from any of these fields, preference will be given to applicants with a focus on Industrial Organization.

The Institute for the Study of Free Enterprise (ISFE) at the University of Kentucky is pleased to issue a call for papers for a small, selective conference entitled “Free Markets and Healthcare” to be held in Washington, D.C. on June 19-21, hosted with the Institute for Humane Studies (IHS) at George Mason University. Selected papers will have the opportunity to be considered for a symposium (special issue) on the topic in the Southern Economic Journal. Charles Courtemanche and Aaron Yelowitz from the University of Kentucky will organize the conference and edit the symposium.