During the Covid-19 pandemic some Martin School faculty and staff are working remotely.
Please email us with general questions. Click here to find faculty and staff contact information.

William Hoyt

William Hoyt


Bryan Endowed Chair of Public Finance

Martin School

Patterson Office Tower 437
(859) 257-2518
PDF icon Curriculum Vitae (206.3 KB)

William Hoyt is Bryan Endowed Chair of Public Finance in the Martin School of Public Policy and Administration.  Previously Professor Hoyt has served as Chair and Gatton Professor of Economics at the Gatton College of Business and Economics at the University of Kentucky (2012-2020) and Director of the Martin School (2009-2012).  He is a research affiliate at the Center for Economic Studies (CESifo) in Munich, Germany and former editor of the Journal of Benefit-Cost Analysis. Professor Hoyt’s research has focused on public policy, benefit-cost and program analysis, and taxation issues.  His research has been published in numerous economics journals and funded by private, state, and federal agencies and institutions including the National Science Foundation.  Along with Bill Fox, he served as economic consultant to the Governor’s 2012 Blue Ribbon Commission on Tax Reform.