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Antitrust Midwest
11 July 2024
W Chicago City CentreChicago, Illinois

Scott Gilbert
Associate Professor at Southern Illinois University


Scott Gilbert received his Bachelors degree from the University of California Berkeley. He completed his coursework there to go to medical school, but found economics so interesting that he instead went to work as a research associate in the research department of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco. After working there two years, he completed his Ph.D. in economics at the University of California San Diego. After graduating in 1996, he worked as an assistant professor in economics at the University of Mississippi for three years, then joined SIU Carbondale in year 1999.

Gilbert teaches a variety of courses including econometrics, financial economics and monetary economics. He received the Economics faculty teaching award in 2006, and is the faculty mentor for the SIU’s Economics Club and Blockchain Economics Club. He serves as the economics program coordinator and the undergraduate program director for economics. His areas of published research include econometrics, statistics, finance, and cryptocurrencies.

Agenda Sessions

  • Industry Sector Focus: Pharmaceuticals & Healthcare