Assistant Professor of Economics


“Visa Wait Times and Future Earnings: Evidence from the National Survey of College Graduates,” (withMiao Chi), Journal of Economics, Race, and Policy, Published online 5 November 2018, doi:

“Follow the Money: Remittance Responses to FDI Inflows,” with Rebecca Neumann, Journal of Globalization and Development, 2018, Published online 18 May 2018, doi: .

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