Kevin Sylwester | Faculty | SIU College of Business and Analytics

Southern Illinois University



Kevin Sylwester

Professor, Interim Director of Analytics, Finance & Economics

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Faner Hall, 4141
Office: 618-453-5075
Rehn Hall, 138A
Office: 618-453-1421
Dept: 618-453-2459
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Ph.D. 1997, Economics, University of Wisconsin, Madison
Fields: Macroeconomics, Economic Growth, Development

Selected Publications

“Historical Legacy and Institutions Across Countries,” Journal of Applied Economics, 11, 2008, 373-398.

"A Note on Geography, Institutions, and Income Inequality," Economics Letters, 85, 2004, 235-240.

"Can Education Expenditures Reduce Income Inequality?," Economics of Education Review, 21, 2002, 43-52.

"A Model of Public Education and Income Inequality with a Subsistence Constraint," Southern Economic Journal, 69, 2002, 144-158.

"Income Inequality, Education Expenditures, and Growth," Journal of Development Economics, 63, 2000, 379-398.