Field of Economics
443 Uris Hall
Ithaca, NY 14853
Ph: (607) 255-4254
EDUCATIONPhD, Economics, Cornell University, 2017 (Expected)
MS, Statistics, Utah State University, 2012
BA, Economics, Summa Cum Laude, Huntsman School of Business at Utah State University, 2011
AWARDSErnest Liu Family Outstanding Teaching Award, Department of Economics, Cornell University, 2014
RESEARCH INTERESTSEconomics of Education, Labor Economics, Empirical Behavioral Economics, Applied Microeconomics
RESEARCH IN PROGRESS"The Effect of Merit-Based University Scholarships: A Regression-Discontinuity Approach"
"Peer Effects and Occupational Choice: Evidence from Randomly-Assigned Peer Groups at West Point" with Michael Kofoed
"Student Evaluation of Teachers and Student Performance" with David Just, Corbin Miller, Richard Patterson, and Jeffrey Swigert
"Information and the Beauty Premium in United States Political Elections" with Joe Price
"Local Public Finance" with Levon Barseghyan and Ryan Israelsen
SOFTWARE DEVELOPEDSigTree - meta-analytic method to find significantly responsive brances in a phylogenetic tree (R package)
PERSONALI speak Swedish and some Chinese.