Curriculum Vitae

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EDUCATION

                   Ph.D. in Economics, University of Texas at Austin                                                    2015 

     Fields: Labor Economics, Public Economics, Econometrics

     Committee Chair: Professor Sandra E. Black

M.S. in Economics, University of Texas at Austin                                                    2012

B.A in Economics and English, Vanderbilt University                                           2009

     High departmental honors in Economics

     Minor: Mathematics

PUBLICATIONS

         TAKSing Students? Texas Exit Exam Effects on Student Capital Formation

WORKING PAPERS

  Work-Study Financial Aid and Student Outcomes: Evidence from Community Colleges in        

  Texas with Emily Weisburst

  Spreading HOPE? Measuring the Effect of Merit Scholarships in Tennessee

PROFESSIONAL EXPEREINCE

          Research Experience

             University of Texas Energy Institute                                                          Jan. 2014-Aug. 2014

                     Prof. Carey King and Prof. Michael Blackhurst

            Ray Marshall Center                                                                                      May 2013-Nov. 2013

                    Workforce Data Quality Initiative

                      Prof. Sandra E. Black and Dr. Chris King

Teaching Experience

            University of Texas at Austin, Department of Economics

                        Introduction to Econometrics                                       Fall 2014, Fall 2012

                        Money and Banking*                                                      Summer 2014

                        Health Economics*                                                         Fall 2013, Spring 2014

                        Personnel Economics*                                                    Spring 2013

                        Informational Society                                                     Spring 2012, Spring 2011

                        Environmental and Resource Economics*                Fall 2011

                        Marxist Economics*                                                       Fall 2010

                        * denotes a class requiring substantial student writing and instructor feedback

PROFESSIONAL SERVICE

        Dissertation Committee Member, Gabriel Salines,                      2017   

         Economics Graduate Students Assembled (EGAD), University of Texas

    Vice President                                                                           Fall 2014-Present

    President                                                                                    Fall 2013-Spring 2014

    Cohort Representative                                                            Fall 2012-Spring 2013

 PROGRAMMING

          Proficient: STATA, Latex. Some Experience: R, EViews, SAS. 

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Chester Polson,
Aug 6, 2018, 7:01 PM