Todd R. Jones
    Field of Economics
    Cornell University
    449B Uris Hall
    Ithaca, NY 14853
    Ph: (607) 255-4254
    Email: trj25@cornell.edu
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    EDUCATION

    PhD, Economics, Cornell University, 2018 (Expected)

    MA, Economics, Cornell University, 2015

    MS, Statistics, Utah State University, 2012

    BA, Economics, Summa Cum Laude, Utah State University, 2011
    • Minors: Chinese, Mathematics

    Non-Degree Seeking, Chinese Language, Shanghai JiaoTong University, China, 2007

    AWARDS

    Ernest Liu Family Outstanding Teaching Award, Department of Economics, Cornell University, 2014

    RESEARCH INTERESTS

    Economics of Education, Labor Economics, Behavioral Economics, Applied Microeconomics

    PUBLICATIONS

    Todd R. Jones and Joseph Price, "Information and the Beauty Premium in Political Elections." Contemporary Economic Policy, forthcoming.

    RESEARCH

    "The Impact of Merit-Based Scholarships on Student Outcomes"

    "Peer Effects and Occupational Choice: Evidence from Randomly-Assigned Peer Groups at West Point" with Michael Kofoed

    "Local Public Finance" with Levon Barseghyan and Ryan Israelsen

    "Producing Humanities PhDs from BAs at Doctoral Institutions" with Ronald Ehrenberg. NBER Working Paper 22372.

    "Identifying and Visualizing Significantly Responsive Branches in a Phylogenetic Tree" with John Stevens, Michael Lefevre, Balasubramanian Ganesan, and Bart Weimer.

    SOFTWARE DEVELOPED

    SigTree - meta-analytic method to find significantly responsive brances in a phylogenetic tree (R package)

    SOFTWARE

    R, Stata, Python, LaTeX, Qualtrics, Mechanical Turk, web scraping

    PERSONAL

    I speak Swedish and some Chinese.
Todd R. Jones