I am currently a SIEPR Postdoctoral Fellow at Stanford in 2017-2018 before joining the University of Minnesota economics department as an Assistant Professor.

My research interests lie in the intersection between macroeconomics and development economics. I seek to combine data and theory from different areas of economics to quantitatively assess competing theories of economic development.

Further, I am studying the consequences for economic development of poor market integration and an unreliable economic environment.

I have also done work on monetary theory, and on stochastic processes connected to labor market flows and discrete choice models with a continuum of options.