research

Fields of interest: Public economics, Labor economics, Applied microeconomics 

Publications

"Food Security and Teenage Labor Supply," (with Sarah Hamersma), Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy, March 2016, 38(1), 73–92. (pdf) (doi)

"Are Charitable Giving and Religious Attendance Complements or Substitutes? The Role of Measurement Error," Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, Spring 2013, 32(2), 373–390. (pdf) (doi)

"Participation and Crowd Out: Assessing the Effects of Parental Medicaid Expansions," (with Sarah Hamersma), Journal of Health Economics, January 2013, 32(1), 160–171. (pdf) (doi)

"Early Decision and Financial Aid Competition Among Need-Blind Schools and Universities," Journal of Public Economics, June 2010, 94(5-6), 410–420. (pdf) (doi)

"The Effect of Parental Medicaid Expansions on Job Mobility," (with Sarah Hamersma), Journal of Health Economics, July 2009, 28(4), 761–770. (pdf) (doi)


Working papers and Work in progress

"Charitable Gifts of Time and Money in Retirement."

"Estimating Life-Cycle Elasticities of Charitable Giving."

“The Effect of Parental Medicaid Expansions on Children’s Health Insurance Coverage,” with Sarah Hamersma and Brenden Timpe.

"The Role of Public Health Insurance During Employment Transitions," (with Sarah Hamersma).

"Job Lock: New Estimates for At-Risk Populations," (with Sarah Hamersma).