I am an assistant professor in economics at Yale University.
My research combines economics and econometrics methods with large administrative data to inform policy. My work focuses largely on education and housing. In education, my work focuses on understanding human capital investments, measuring the returns to investments, the role of non-cognitive skills, and how educational and career dynamics are affected by public policy. In housing, my work focuses on quantifying the prevalence and impact of evictions, and on evaluating policies designed to benefit low-income renters and prevent homelessness. My CV is available here.I am an NBER Faculty Research Fellow (Labor Studies and Economics of Education), member of the Human Capital and Economic Opportunity "Inequality: Measurement, Interpretation, and Policy" working group (MIP), an affiliate of the CESifo Research Network, and an affiliate of the Inclusive Economy Lab. I am originally from Eagle River, Alaska and enjoy backpacking, cross-country skiing, and blues guitar.
My office is room B335 in 87 Trumbull St. and I can be contacted at [email protected].Yale undergraduates interested in working as a research assistant, see instructions here.