Senior Research Economist
Center for Economic Development and Business Research
W. Frank Barton School of Business, Wichita State University
Pattie Bradley began her career with the Center for Economic Development and Business Research in the W. Frank Barton School of Business at Wichita State University in April 2011.
Pattie brings to CEDBR her experience in banking and finance. She began in the banking profession in 1992, in lending, customer service and management. She was an Assistant Vice President when she left retail banking in 2006. She also has worked as a Business Analyst developing agricultural finance software.
At CEDBR her primary research duties are maintaining and administering the CEBDR Fiscal Cost Benefit Model. This model is used to analyze the return on investment for government incentives and estimate the economic impact of business development. Her other research areas include the use of public research databases to gather information concerning output, employment, capacity utilization, productivity and consumption patterns.
In addition to her professional experience, Pattie also brings to the center a sound foundation of economic principals. She completed her Master’s degree in Economics at Wichita State in 2008. Since graduating, Pattie has taught both Principles of Macroeconomics and Microeconomics.