Dr. Aaron Yelowitz is a senior fellow with the Cato Institute, a professor in the Department of Economics at the University of Kentucky, and the director of the Institute for the Study of Free Enterprise. He is also a joint faculty member in the Martin School of Public Policy and Administration at the University of Kentucky. He serves on the editorial boards for Journal of Labor Research, Public Finance Review, and Inquiry.

Dr. Yelowitz has published articles in economics and health-related journals including the Journal of Political Economy, Quarterly Journal of Economics, Journal of Health Economics, Journal of Public Economics, Journal of Human Resources, Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, Health Services Research, Health Economics, and Inquiry. He previously worked at UCLA as an assistant professor, and has taught graduate classes on public economics and health economics and undergraduate classes on health economics, labor economics, public economics, housing economics, and poverty and welfare programs.

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