Field of Economics
443 Uris Hall
Ithaca, NY 14853
Ph: (607) 255-4254
EDUCATIONPhD, Economics, Cornell University, 2017 (Expected)
MA, Economics, Cornell University, 2015
MS, Statistics, Utah State University, 2012
BA, Economics, Summa Cum Laude, Utah State University, 2011
Non-Degree Seeking, Chinese Language, JiaoTong University, China, 2007
AWARDSErnest Liu Family Outstanding Teaching Award, Department of Economics, Cornell University, 2014
RESEARCH INTERESTSEconomics of Education, Labor Economics, Behavioral Economics, Applied Microeconomics
RESEARCH"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 Political Elections" with Joe Price
"Local Public Finance" with Levon Barseghyan and Ryan Israelsen
"Identifying and Visualizing Significantly Responsive Branches in a Phylogenetic Tree" with John Stevens, Michael Lefevre, Balasubramanian Ganesan, and Bart Weimer. Submitted.
SOFTWARE DEVELOPEDSigTree - meta-analytic method to find significantly responsive brances in a phylogenetic tree (R package)
SOFTWARER, Stata, Python, LaTeX, Qualtrics
PERSONALI speak Swedish and some Chinese.