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

    EDUCATION

    PhD, Economics, Cornell University, 2017 (Expected)

    MS, Statistics, Utah State University, 2012
    • Thesis: "SigTree: An Automated Meta-Analytic Approach to Find Signicant Branches in a Phylogenetic Tree"

    BA, Economics, Summa Cum Laude, Huntsman School of Business at Utah State University, 2011
    • Minors: Chinese, Mathematics

    AWARDS

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

    RESEARCH INTERESTS

    Economics 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 DEVELOPED

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

    PERSONAL

    I speak Swedish and some Chinese.
Todd R. Jones