Ian McDonough

Associate Professor and S.J. Hall Faculty Fellow, Economics
Expertise: Microeconomics, Econometrics, Food Insecurity, Statistics, Education

Biography

Ian McDonough is an economist whose expertise covers a general view of applied microeconomics, with particular interests in food security, child health and development, education, and microeconometrics.

McDonough came to UNLV in 2014 and is currently an associate professor of economics in the Lee Business School. He has taught courses and conducted research on topics including econometrics, statistics, and empirical microeconomics. He's also an independent economic consultant.

McDonough's most recent research explores the determinants of food insecurity, the role of regional economic diversification in mediating economic shocks, the impact of terrorism on social capital, and the development of new econometric estimators.

 

Education

  • Ph.D., Economics, Southern Methodist University
  • M.A., Economics, Southern Methodist University
  • M.S., Economics, Utah State University
  • B.S., Information Systems, Utah State University

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Ian McDonough In The News

August 25, 2021
A recent UNLV study finds that working from home might be making Nevada's water issues worse.
August 24, 2021
Many businesses have said they’re looking at hybrid work options going forward, where employees will be able to work from home at least part of the time if they’d like.
August 24, 2021
Many businesses have said they’re looking at hybrid work options going forward, where employees will be able to work from home at least part of the time if they’d like.
August 24, 2021
A recent UNLV study finds that working from home might be making Nevada's water issues worse.

Articles Featuring Ian McDonough

Campus News | September 7, 2021
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Campus News | August 4, 2021
A collection of news stories highlighting research, health, and community at UNLV.
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Research | July 12, 2021
Research by UNLV economists finds that pandemic stay-at-home orders put a strain on already tight water resources.
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Campus News | April 14, 2021
A collection of news stories highlighting health, recovery, and celebration at UNLV.