Lafayette, La (KLFY)- Gary Wagner is originally from Ohio, he came to UL to become a professor of economics. He says this position is a very important one for the state.
“One economist who works for a university in Louisiana who has revenue expertise in forcasting.” Said Wagner
Wagner comes to UL from Ohio where he worked at the Federal Reserve Bank in Cleveland. That experience has helped prepare him for this opportunity.
Wagner says “With this statewide position you would be setting the states budget.”
This job comes with no compensation, because it a public service position. If Wagner does land this, it will bring some prestige to UL.
“UL would have someone in a position to give expertise to the state.” Wagner says
This state position will officially be open in June.