The Great Depression. The Great Recession. The Great Lockdown? With the economy sinking and unemployment rising, COVID-19 has created widespread losses throughout the entire world. As we begin to reopen and find the new normal, the progression of the coronavirus creates uncertainty for our world’s economy.
The UK Alumni Association and the Provost’s Center for the Enhancement of Learning and Teaching (CELT) has assembled a group of UK faculty who know and understand the past, current and future of our economy in relation to the pandemic.
Great Teacher recipients Gail Hoyt, professor of Economics and Gatton College Teaching Fellow at the Gatton College of Business and Economics, and Darshak Patel, senior lecturer of Economics and the director of Undergraduate Studies at the Gatton College of Business and Economics, will co-host the session.
The panelists include the following faculty for the Gatton College of Business and Economics:
•Mike Clark, Associate Professor; Interim Director, Center for Business and Economic Research
•Jenny Minier, Professor of Economics
•Ken Troske, Richard W. and Janis H. Furst Endowed Chair of Economics
•Jim Ziliak, Gatton Endowed Chair in Microeconomics; Director, Center for Poverty Research; Executive Director, Kentucky Federal Statistical Research Data Center