Dr. Aaron Yelowitz is an adjunct scholar with the Cato Institute, and an Associate Professor in the Department of Economics at University of Kentucky. He also is a joint faculty member in the Martin School of Public Policy and Administration at University of Kentucky.

Dr. Yelowitz has published articles in the Journal of Political Economy, Quarterly Journal of Economics, Journal of Health Economics, Journal of Public Economics, Journal of Human Resources, Economic Inquiry, Southern Economic Journal, Real Estate Economics, Cityscape, Economics Letters, Applied Economics Letters, Economic Development Quarterly and Pediatric Neurology. He previously worked at UCLA as an assistant professor, and has taught graduate classes on public economics and health economics, and undergraduate classes on labor economics, public economics, housing economics and poverty and welfare programs.

Dr. Yelowitz received his Ph.D. from MIT in 1994.