Jamie Bologna is a research fellow at the Free Market Institute and an assistant professor of agricultural and applied economics in the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources at Texas Tech University.
Dr. Bologna earned her B.S. in business economics from the University of Penn State at Behrend and her Ph.D. in economics from West Virginia University, where she received the department’s Best Doctoral Student Award for the 2015-2016 academic year.
Dr. Bologna’s research interests broadly fall within the fields of economic growth and development, with a particular emphasis on the role of institutions. Her narrower focus is on the role of corruption within institutions. Within these areas of interest, she seeks to thoroughly answer unexplored questions as an applied economist. For more information about Dr. Bologna, please visit www.jamielbologna.com.