RESEARCH

PUBLICATIONS

"Information and the Beauty Premium in Political Elections" (with Joseph Price), 2017, Contemporary Economic Policy, 35: 677-683. Link to paper. Online appendix.

"SigTree: A Microbial Community Analysis Tool to Identify and Visualize Significantly Responsive Branches in a Phylogenetic Tree" (with John Stevens, Michael Lefevre, Balasubramanian Ganesan, and Bart Weimer), 2017, Computational and Structural Biotechnology Journal, 15:372-376. Link to paper. 

WORKING PAPERS

"Do Peers Influence Occupational Preferences? Evidence from Randomly-Assigned Peer Groups at West Point" (with Michael Kofoed). Revisions requested. Link to paper.

"Are High-Quality PhD Programs at Universities Associated with More Undergraduate Students Pursuing PhD Study?" (with
Ronald Ehrenberg). NBER Working Paper 22372. Revisions requested. Link to paper.

"The Effects of Financial Aid Loss on Student Persistence and Graduation: A Multi-Dimensional Regression Discontinuity Approach" (with Daniel Kreisman, Ross Rubenstein, Cynthia Searcy, and Rachana Bhatt). Under review.

"Maxed Out: The Human Capital Effects of Larger Student Loan Limits" (with Jeffrey Denning).

WORKS IN PROGRESS

"
Changes in Parental Gender Preference in the United States: Evidence from 1830-1940" (with Matthew Millington and Joseph Price).

"First Generation Students and Peer Effects" (with Michael Kofoed).