Projects

Science, Interrupted: Budget Uncertainty and Its Effects on Innovation (JMP)

I study how uncertainty affects economic activity by focusing on a particular sector with uniquely rich transaction-level data - federally-sponsored research.

The Effect of Targeted Increases in Science Funding: Stem Cell Research in California

To what extent can policy influence the volume and direction of research? We address this question by studying California’s decision in 2004 to invest $3 billion over 10 years towards stem cell research.

Econothemes

A package of ggplot themes and geoms loosely related to economics

The Effect of Temporary Colocation on Knowledge Flows

I study the effect of short-term interactions on scientific collaboration and knowledge flows. Using variation in the timing of when reviewers serve together as reviewers for the NIH, I find that short-term interactions lead to an increase in citations between pairs of scientists.

Recent Posts

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3 pieces of advice I think need to be said more

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Not my solution, just making it easier to find

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A little trick for using factors in a regression

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How to make a poster in R

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Thoughts on a workshop I ran recently

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Recent & Upcoming Talks

Empirical methods workshop
Jan 1, 2018 12:00 AM

Teaching

Instructor

  • ECON 2367: Current Economic Issues in the United States

Teaching Assistant

  • Econ 2001: Principles of Microeconomics