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Sharon P. Kane

Senior Public Service Associate/EconomistSharon Kane

202A Lumpkin House
University of Georgia
Athens, GA 30602-7509
Phone: 706-542-9809

Academic Background

  • Ph.D. Agricultural Economics, University of Georgia
  • M.S. Economics, University of Kentucky
  • B.S. Economics, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

Dr. Kane has performed a variety of economic research in both the private and public sectors, with areas of expertise including research design and project development, economic data analysis, creation and implementation of customized statistical tools, economic impact studies, and community research projects. Prior to joining the University of Georgia, she was an economist for a Fortune 500 corporation, focusing on econometric analysis and economic education. Before relocating to Georgia, she was a Research Assistant for the Center for Business and Economic Research (CBER) at the University of Kentucky. In addition, Sharon has over 10 years of experience in the mortgage banking industry, specializing in federally insured and bond issue loans.