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'Behind the Blue': Gatton Economist Jenny Minier Directs CBER

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (Jan. 29, 2019) — The Center for Business and Economic Research (CBER) is the applied economic research branch of the University of Kentucky’s Gatton College of Business and Economics. Its purpose is to disseminate economic information and provide economic and policy analysis to assist decision makers in Kentucky’s public and private sectors.

The current director of CBER is Jenny Minier. Minier is the Sturgill Professor of Business and Public Policy and a professor of economics in the Gatton College. She also teaches in UK’s Martin School of Public Policy and Administration.

On this week’s episode of “Behind the Blue,” UK Public Relations and Strategic Communications' Carl Nathe talks with Minier about the work of CBER, including helping to put together the 30th annual Economic Outlook Conference, sponsored  by Central Bank, on Feb. 13.

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