Kevin Sylwester | Economics | SIU

Southern Illinois University



College of Liberal Arts

Kevin Sylwester

Professor, Director of Graduate Studies

Kevin Sylwester

Office: Faner Hall 4141
Phone: 618/453-5075

Office Hours:

TR 10:45-12:15 and 2:00-3:00

Or by appt.

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.