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EMPLOYMENT

Assistant Professor of Economics (Fall 2016-present)

University of South Carolina

EDUCATION

Ph.D. Economics, UNC-Chapel Hill (Spring 2016)

M.A. Economics, UNC-Chapel Hill (Spring 2013)

B.A. Economics, Florida International (Spring 2010)

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Development, Public, Urban, Economic Demography

PUBLICATIONS

"Infant Mortality Rate as a Measure of a Country's Health: A Robust Method to Improve Reliability and Comparability" with Donna Gilleskie Demography (2017)

WORKING PAPERS

"Social Monitoring and Electoral Fraud: Evidence from a Spatial Regression Discontinuity Design in Afghanistan"

"Loss in the Time of Cholera: Long-run Impact of a Disease Epidemic on the Urban Landscape" with Attila Ambrus and Erica Field

"Community Monitoring and Crime: Evidence from Chicago's Safe Passages Program" with Sarah Komisarow (Under Review)

WORK IN PROGRESS

"Is the Phone Mightier than the Virus? Cell Phone Access and Epidemic Containment Efforts" with Erica Field and Elisa Maffioli

"Mapping the Unmapped: The Impact of Digital Mapping on the Economic Development of Informal Settlements" with Erica Field and Kate Vyborny

"A Digit-Based Test for Infant Mortality Rate Misreporting" with Charles Becker

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Graduate Applied Econometrics (USC-Columbia)

Development Economics (USC-Columbia)

Economic Statistics (UNC-Chapel Hill)