Dr. Brian Strow http://wkyufm.org en WKU Professor Says More Immigration Would Benefit Region http://wkyufm.org/post/wku-professor-says-more-immigration-would-benefit-region <p>Since the beginning of the 1990's, the percentage of Kentucky's population comprised of immigrants has soared by more than 300%. While their overall number is still small, WKU economics professor Dr. Brian Strow says their effect is being felt and it's a net plus.</p><p>Strow's study shows immigrants locally have a higher employment percentage than native born people and a higher mean income. There's also a higher number who are self-employed.</p><p>Joe Corcoran spoke with Dr. Strow about the benefits of immigrant entrepreneurs. Thu, 14 Nov 2013 17:17:40 +0000 Joe Corcoran 39881 at http://wkyufm.org WKU Professor Says More Immigration Would Benefit Region WKU Economics Professor says Economy is "Troubling" http://wkyufm.org/post/wku-economics-professor-says-economy-troubling <p>WKU Economics Professor Brian Strow says the slow growth rate of the U.S. Economy is a troubling sign. The B.B.&amp;T Chair for the Study of Capitalism at Western Kentucky University says the economy should be growing at a significantly higher rate at this point. Sun, 19 Aug 2012 16:30:00 +0000 Dan Modlin 17617 at http://wkyufm.org WKU Economics Professor says Economy is "Troubling"