Research

Publications

"An Analysis of the Gender Layoff Gap Implied by a Gender Gap in Wage Bargaining" Economics Letters, 234 (2024) 111505 Link

"Downward Minimum Wage Rigidity: Evidence from a Temporary Four-Month Increase in St. Louis" Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 218 (2024) Link

"Commuting Barriers to Low-Wage Employment" Regional Science and Urban Economics, 104 (2024) 103970 (with J. Mabli) Link

"Officer Differences in Traffic Stops of Minority Drivers" Labour Economics, 67C (2020) 101912 Link

"Disparities in Vulnerability to Severe Complications from COVID-19 in the United States" Research in Social Stratification and Mobility, 69 (2020) (with M. AlFakhri, V. J. Hotz, R.F. Schoeni, J.A. Seltzer, and E.E. Wiemers) Link

"Female Corporate Leadership in Latin America and the Caribbean Region: Representation and Firm-level Outcomes" International Journal of Manpower, 38(6): 790-818 (2017) (with L. Flabbi and C. Piras) Link PDF Web Appendix

Work in Progress

"The Revival of U.S. Populism: How 39 Years of Manufacturing Losses and Educational Gains Reshaped the Electoral Map" (with F. Levy) SSRN (under review)

Media coverage: Can an Unpopular Populist Still Damage Democracy? (New York Times, October 18, 2023)

"Gender Gaps in Overconfidence and Response to Feedback: Evidence from Competitive Powerlifting" (email for draft)

"Household SNAP Participation and Labor Market Dynamics" (with L. Flabbi and J. Mabli) (email for draft)

"Precautionary Savings with On-the-Job Search and Heterogeneous Preferences" Draft

"Geography and Opportunity" (with D. Keniston)

Research Reports

Youth Employment in Nepal (World Bank 2018 – consultant)

Making Politics Work for Development: Harnessing Transparency and Citizen Engagement (World Bank 2016 – consultant)

World Development Report 2015: Mind, Society, and Behavior (World Bank 2015 – consultant)

Malaysia Economic Monitor: Immigrant Labour (World Bank 2015 – consultant)