Financial Economist

Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia

Biography

Curriculum Vitae

I am a financial economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia. My research interests are in applied microeconomics, consumer finance, and public economics. Previously, I worked as a Staff Economist for President Obama’s Council of Economic Advisers and for the Census Bureau. The views expressed here are my own and do not necessarily represent the views of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia or the Federal Reserve System.

Interests

  • Consumer Finance
  • Public Economics
  • Industrial Organization

Education

  • PhD, Economics, 2020

    University of Pennsylvania

  • MS, Mathematics, 2013

    University of Alabama at Birmingham

  • BS, Mathematics and BA, Philosophy, 2013

    University of Alabama at Birmingham

Research

Less is More Expensive: Income Differences in Bulk Buying

A World Without Borders Revisited: The Impact of Online Sales Tax Collection on Shopping and Search

Going Off-Script: Physician License Suspensions and Primary Care Access for Medicaid Recipients (in progress) with Emma Dean and Daniel Kaliski

Made from Scratch: SNAP and Lottery Sales (in progress) with Jason Sockin