Curriculum Vitae
  
Last update: May 2017
Kevin D. Gomez

Mercatus Center at George Mason University                                                                                                 kgomez@mercatus.gmu.edu | (407) 617-5840  
3434 Washington Blvd. 
Arlington VA, 22201    
                                   
EMPLOYMENT

Mercatus Center at George Mason University
MA Fellow                                                                                                                                                                                                                   2016 — Present

GenFKD (Financial Knowledge Development)
Contributor                                                                                                                                                                                                                 2015 — Present

DeVoe L. Moore Center at Florida State University
   Outreach Coordinator                                                                                                                                                                                                   2015 — 2016

Mercatus Center at George Mason University
   Media Relations Intern                                                                                                                                                                                                  2015 — 2015

EDUCATION

M.A., Economics, George Mason University                                                                                                                                                                 2016 — 2018
B.S., Economics and Statistics, Florida State University                                                                                                                                              2014 — 2016

PUBLICATIONS

Economic Perspectives

“Capital: What it is and How it Defines the American Dream” | GenFKD, 2017

“Chasin’ the Dream: The History, Politics, and Economics of Immigration in the United States” | GenFKD, 2016

“Touring the Modern Economy Through the Generations” | GenFKD, 2016

Essays

“Capitalism Gives Us the Gift of Flight” | Florida State University, 2016
"Why Some Nations are Rich and Others are Poor" | entry essay for MA Fellowship at George Mason University, 2016

Current Projects

“Linking Economic Mobility and Growth” | (work in progress) (with Bill Beach and James Broughel)

“Blockchain, Fintech, and Trust” | (work in progress) (with Brian Knight)

“Bygone Econ Icon” (work in progress) (with James Czerniawski and Alex Kanode)

PUBLIC TALKS

“Next Generation of On-Campus Leaders” | Foundation for Economics Education Retreat, 2016

“Leading Liberty on Campus” | Students for Liberty Regional Conference, 2016

“Financial Literacy 101” | Florida State University’s Phi Sigma Kappa Chapter, 2015

“The New World of Social Media” | Florida State University GenFKD at FSU Chapter Meeting, 2015

“Criminal Justice Reform” | Florida State University GenFKD at FSU Chapter Meeting, 2016

EVENTS HOSTED

“How the Sharing Economy Can Save The World” | Florida State University, FEE 1-Day Conference, 2015

“Inequality: Menace or Boogeyman” | Florida State University, FEE 1-Day Conference, 2016

“Pizza and Politics” | Florida State University, GenFKD at FSU, 2016, 2017

“Pizza and Politics 2.0” | Florida State University, GenFKD at FSU, 2017

“Financial Literacy Event” | Florida State University, 2015, 2016, 2017

“Capitalism vs. Socialism: A Debate” | Florida State University, Economics Club, 2016

AWARDS & CERTIFICATIONS

MA Fellowship, Mercatus Center at George Mason University (2016-2018)
Leadership Award, College of Social Sciences at Florida State University (2016)
Communicating Liberty Award, Foundation for Economics Education (2015)
SAS Programming and Data Analysis, Florida State University (2016)
Economic Measurement Certificate, National Association for Business Economics (2015)
Economic Measurement Seminar Scholarship Recipient, National Association for Business Economics (2015)
Economic Policy Conference Scholarship Recipient, National Association for Business Economics (2017)

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS, ACTIVITIES, & MEMBERSHIPS

Member of the National Association for Business Economics, (2014-Present)
President of the National Association for Business Economics Florida State Chapter, (2015-2016)
Member of the National Economics Club, (2017-Present)
Member of the American Economic Review, (2017-Present)
President of the Economics Club at Florida State University, (2015-2016)