Curriculum Vitae

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Matthijs (Matt) Schendstok

550 South Limestone

Lexington, Kentucky

214-686-7333

mbsc229@uky.edu

Research Interests

Fiscal policy, public finance, macroeconomics, spatiotemporal analysis, policy spillovers, business cycles

Education

University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky

Ph.D., Economics, Expected: Summer 2019

• Thesis Topic: Distributive Effects of Public Capital Investment

• Advisors: Ana Herrera, Ph.D and Bill Hoyt, Ph.D M.S., Economics, Fall 2016

Centre College, Danville, Kentucky

B.S., Economics and Mathematics (Double Major), May 2014

Research Experience

Research Assistant May 2014 to May 2015 Health Economics,

Supervisor: Aaron Yelowitz, Ph.D

Research Assistant June 2016 to August 2016 Macroeconomics,

Supervisor: Ana Herrera, Ph.D

Awards

Student Awards — Centre College

• Omicron Delta Epsilon Economics Honors Society May 2013

Student Awards — University of Kentucky

• Max Steckler Fellowship 2014

• Gatton Fellowship 2015-2017

Presentations

Presenter

    • Kentucky Economic Association, Bowling Green, KY \hfill October 2017
    • Kentucky Economic Association, Danville, KY \hfill October 2018
    • Southern Economics Association, Washington, DC \hfill November, 2018
    • Centre College, Danville, KY \hfill November, 2018

Attendee

    • UK Annual Teaching Workshops, Lexington, KY \hfill 2016-2018
    • UK Cleveland Fed Economic Conference, Cleveland, OH \hfill February 2016
    • ASSA Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA \hfill January 2018

Teaching Experience

Instructor of Record

Eco 201 - Principles of Microeconomics; 1 section Summer 2017

Eco 202 - Principles of Macroeconomics; 3 sections Summer 2014 - Spring 2015

Eco 402 - Intermediate Macroeconomics; 1 section Summer 2018

Eco 391 - Business Statistics; 9 sections Summer 2015 - Fall 2018

Teaching Assistant and Grader

Eco 202 - Principles of Macroeconomics; 2 sections Fall 2014 - Spring 2015

Eco 477 - Labor Economics; 4 sections Fall 2014 - Spring 2015

Eco 391 - Business Statistics; 1 section Summer 2016


Skills

Proficient: Stata, Microsoft Suite, LaTeX

Limited Experience: Matlab, XML

Languages

English, Dutch

Citizenship

United States of America, Koninkrijk dr Nederlanden (The Netherlands)

Service


Americorps Fall 2010 - Fall 2014

Approximately 2500 of service (3 terms)

• Assistant preschool teacher

• Mentor and tutor for after-school programs

• Soup Kitchen volunteer

• Americorp volunteer supervisor; CitiSquare

The Carnegie Center for Literacy Tutor Spring 2014; Fall 2017 - present

• Tutored a group of elementary school student in mathematics

• Engaged in one-on-one tutoring with a student in reading

• Approximately 100 hours of service

God’s Pantry Foodbank Volunteer Team Lead Fall 2014 - Present

• Lead groups of volunteers in sorting food for local pantries on a weekly basis

• Approximately 600 hours of service

References

William (Bill) H. Hoyt Gatton

Endowed Professor; Department of Economics, Chair; University of Kentucky

E-mail:whoyt@uky.edu; Phone: 859-257-2518


Ana Maria Herrera

Professor, Department of Economics ; University of Kentucky

E-mail: amherrera@uky.edu; Phone: 859-257-1119


Calors Lamarche

Gatton Endowed Professor; Department of Economics; University of Kentucky

E-mail: clamarche@uky.edu; Phone: 859-257-3371

Bob Gillette,

Associate Professor, Department of Economics; University of Kentucky

E-mail: jrgillette@uky.edu; Phone: 859-257-1411