Department of Economics
Louisiana State University
Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA)
Applied Microeconomics, Health Economics, Labor Economics
PhD University of Arizona, 2013
MA University of Arizona, 2010
BS Brigham Young University, Idaho, 2008
"Born on the Wrong Day? School Entry Age and Juvenile Crime," (with Ozkan Eren), Journal of Urban Economics, Forthcoming
Mobility and Return Migration Patterns for Skilled Guest Workers,"
(with Peter Norlander and Todd A. Sorensen), Journal
of Population Economics, Forthcoming
"Did the Affordable Care Act's Dependent Coverage Mandate Increase Premiums?" (with James Bailey), Journal of Health Economics, 2015, 41, 1-14Labour Economics, 2013, 24, 196-204.
"New Deal or No Deal in the Cotton South: The Effect of the AAA on the Agriculture Labor Structure," (with Price V. Fishback and Paul W. Rhode), Explorations in Economic History, October 2013, 50:4, 466-486.
"Judges, Juveniles and In-group Bias,'' (with Ozkan Eren and Naci Mocan); NBER Working Paper 22003, Revise and Resubmit at the Journal of Law and Economics
"Test-Based Promotion Policies, Dropping Out, and Juvenile Crime," (with Ozkan Eren) Revise and Resubmit at the Journal of Public Economics"The Fetal Origins Hypothesis and Later Life Mortality: Evidence from the Influenza Pandemic of 1918"
"The Poverty-Reducing Role of Marriage," (with Joseph Price)
"Testing for the Ratchet Effect: Evidence from a Real-Effort Work Task," (with Eric Cardella)
"The Decision to Carry: Understanding the Effect of Crime on Concealed-Carry Applications," (with Isaac Swensen)
"Long Run Effects of School Starting Age and Health," (with Grace Arnold; PhD Student)