423 Patterson Office Tower
Lexington, KY 40506-0027
Lexington, KY 40506-0034
William Hoyt’s research focuses on issues in public economics, with particular emphasis on state and local public finance and cost-benefit analysis of public programs. Dr. Hoyt’s current research includes work on fiscal competition, local economic development, the impacts of state and local tax policies on employment, the impacts of tax policies on housing markets, educational choice plans and crossover in the use of poverty programs. He has published The American Economic Review, The Review of Economics and Statistics, the Journal of Public Economics, and the Journal of Urban Economics among others. In addition to his appointments in the Martin School and Department of Economics, he is also an Associate of the Center for Drug and Alcohol Research (CDAR). Dr. Hoyt has served as Principal Investigator on projects funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the National Science Foundation, the U.S. Department of Labor, and the United States Department of Agriculture (Economic Research Service). He has done extensive work with and for a number of state agencies in Kentucky including the Cabinet for Health and Family Services, Cabinet for Economic Development, the Governor’s Office, and the Kentucky Department of Parks. As well as serving on numerous advisory boards for the Commonwealth of Kentucky. He is on the editorial board of the Journal of Urban Economics and a research fellow for Center for Economic Studies (Munich, Germany).
ECO 601 Microeconomic Theory
ECO 796 Public Economics
PA 752 Economics of Policy Analysis
PA 795 Special Topics in Public Administration