Assistant Professor of Economics

Publications

“Follow the Money: Remittance Responses to FDI Inflows,” with Rebecca Neumann, Journal of Globalization and Development, Forthcoming.


"Local Immigration Enforcement and Arrests of the Hispanic Population,” ​Journal on Migration and Human Security​, 2017, Volume 5(3), pp. 645-665, doi: https://doi.org/10.14240/jmhs.v5i3.102 [Download] 


“Elasticity of Demand and Optimal Prize Distribution for Instant Lottery Games,” (with Gwyn Whieldon), Atlantic Economic Journal, 2016, doi: 10.1007/s11293-016-9512-8.


“Remittances and Child Labor in Bolivia,” IZA Journal of Migration, 2016, 5:1, doi:10.1186/s40176-016-0050-6  [Download]


“Walking ATMs: Do Crime Rates Affect Remittances of Mexican Migrants in the US?” Eastern Economic Journal, 2015, Volume 41(1), pp. 6-23., doi:10.1057/eej.2014.12

**Winner of 2018 Eckstein Prize for Best Article Published in EEJ 2015-2016**


“Financial Development and the End-Use of Migrants’ Remittances,” IZA Journal of Labor and Development, 2014, 3:7, doi:10.1186/2193-9020-3-7   [Download]

Working Papers

"Variations in Naturalization Premiums by Country of Origin," with Miao Chi [Download]

“The Effect of Workers’ Remittances on Poverty in Mexico: A Regional Analysis”