James is Founding Director of the Center for Poverty Research and Founding Executive Director of the Kentucky Federal Statistical Research Data Center at the University of Kentucky, where he holds the Carol Martin Gatton Endowed Chair in Microeconomics in the Department of Economics. He is also a Research Fellow at the Institute for Fiscal Studies
His research interests are in the areas of labor and public economics, with a special emphasis on U.S. tax and transfer programs, poverty measurement and policy, food insecurity, and inequality.  A full list of activities is available on his Curriculum Vitae.



Contact Information:
James P. Ziliak
University of Kentucky
Center for Poverty Research
Gatton Building
550 S. Limestone St.
Lexington, Kentucky  40506-0034
phone: (859) 257-6902