Sturgill Endowed Professor of Economics
University of Kentucky
Christopher R. Bollinger is a Sturgill Professor in the Department of Economics at the University of Kentucky. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree in economics at Michigan State University and earned both a Master of Science and Ph.D. in economics at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Bollinger’s research has focused on data quality issues and the impact of survey data quality on estimation of microeconomic models. He has examined both measurement error and item nonresponse. His work on measurement error has been published in journals such as Journal of Applied Econometrics, the Journal of the American Statistical Association, and the Journal of Econometrics. His investigation on nonresponse has been published in journals such as the Review of Economics and Statistics, Journal of Labor Economics, and the Journal of Political Economy. Bollinger also has interests in urban economics and labor economics. His work in these areas has been published in journals such as Journal of Labor Economics, Labour Economics, and the Journal of Urban Economics. He has served as both an associate editor and co-editor for the Southern Economic Journal, and an associate editor for the Journal of Econometric Methods. He has also served as the associate director of the University of Kentucky Center for Poverty Research, director of Graduate Studies for the Economics Department, and the director of the Center for Business and Economic Research. He currently serves on the Consensus Forecast Group for the state of Kentucky.