Curriculum Vitae

Kevin D. Gomez

Last Updated: July 2018

Program Manager of the Institute for Economic Inquiry
Instructor of Economics
Creighton University

kevingomez@creighton.edu

Department of Economics and Finance
Heider College of Business
Creighton University
2500 California Plaza
Omaha, NE 68178
EDUCATION


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

"Professionalization of Nonprofits: A Public Choice Perspective" | Mercatus Policy Graduate Essay at George Mason University

“Linking Economic Mobility and Growth” | with Bill Beach and James Broughel at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University

"What Do We Know About the Legal and Regulatory Landscape of Hemp Production?" | with Trey Malone at Michigan State University

ReasonablEconomics| Managing Editor

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
“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)