Visiting Instructor in Economics
Academic Program Affiliation(s): Economics
Biography:Kyle Mohr’s research interests include unemployment, labor economics, monetary theory and policy, and the history of economic thought. He has served as lecturer in the economics department at Skidmore College and research scholar at Bard’s Economic Democracy Initiative. At Skidmore, he taught courses in introductory macroeconomics and economics and the global financial crisis. At the University of Missouri, Kansas City, where he earned his MA degree and is a PhD candidate, he taught the course Money and Banking. Publications include a book review in Journal of Cultural Economy and, as research assistant, 2019 Black Inequality Index: State of Black Kansas City and 2019 Hispanic Inequality Index: State of Hispanic Kansas City, developed for the Urban League of Greater Kansas City. He has made conference presentations on subjects including “Transitioning into Unemployment: Sectoral and Relative Wage Changes since the Great Recession”; “Leaving U: Investigating Monthly Transitions from Official Unemployment”; and “Considering the Community Development Block Grant Program: A Case of Federally Funded and Locally Administered Public Policy.” He also was conference co-organizer for, among others, the OSUN-EDI Summer Workshop in Economic Policy and Public Finance (Bard Annandale), a virtual global forum on democratizing work, and the 13th International Post-Keynesian Conference (Kansas City).
BA, University of California, Santa Cruz; MA, PhD candidate, University of Missouri–Kansas City. At Bard since 2023.