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Tom Kelly, Ph.D.

Director - Center for Business & Economic Research
Professor - Economics

Contact Information

Email:  Tom_Kelly@baylor.edu
Homepage:  http://business.baylor.edu/Tom_kelly/home.htm
Campus Phone:  (254) 710-4146
Fax:  (254) 710-6142
Mailing Address:  Baylor University, One Bear Place #98003
Waco, TX  76798-8003
Office Location:  Cashion 301.2

Office Hours

Fall 2014
M & W 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
and by appointment

Educational Background

  • Ph D - Economics, OKLAHOMA STATE UNIV STILLWATER, 1970
  • MA - Economics, BAYLOR UNIVERSITY, 1964
  • BA - Economics, RICE UNIVERSITY, 1962

Consulting

  • Litigation, Legal firms, Waco (January 2000 - January 2014)

Biography

Tom was born in Houston, Texas where he resided until graduating from Rice University with a BA in economics in 1962. Upon graduation he attended Baylor University for his MA in economics, serving as a instructor while completing his classwork. After working in Washington D.C. he attended Oklahoma State University for his Ph.D. He came to Baylor in Fall, 1969 and has served on the Baylor faculty continously since that time.

Publications

Applied or Integration/Application Scholarship

"Causes of Poverty in Waco, Texas."

"Economic Forecast of Central Texas."

"Economic Impact of Baylor University of Central Texas."

"Economic Impact of Heart of Texas Colliseum."

Basic or Discovery Scholarship

"Growth Abounds; A forecast of the Texas Labor Market 2012-2015," Published Oct. 20, 2013. Economic outlook p. 19

"Profile of Poverty in the City of Waco."

Presentations and Proceedings

Basic or Discovery Scholarship

"Effects of Energy Price Shocks on Municipal Sales Tax Revenues: An Econometric Case Study," presented at the Annual Meeting, Memphis, TN, October 2012 (coauthors: Steve Green).

Applied or Integration/Application Scholarship

"Outlook for Texas Economy in 2013," presented at the State of Texas Bankers, Waco, Texas, February 2012.

"Economic Forecast," presented at the Central Texas Supply Managers, January 2010.

"Overcoming Brain Drain from Waco," presented at the Waco Education Summitt, Waco Chamber of Commerce, November 2009.
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