Research

Working Papers:

  • "Does Halting Refugee Resettlement Reduce Crime? Evidence from the United States Refugee Ban" (2018) (with Daniel Masterson)


  • "The Role of Institutions in the Labor Market Impacts of Immigration" (2018) (with Mette Foged and Linea Hasager)



  • "Immigration and the US Wage Distribution" (2018)
    • funded by the W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research through an Early Career Research Grant
    • funded by the US 2050 Initiative of the Peter G. Peterson Foundation and Ford Foundation
    • draft will be released in early 2019
    • under review


  • "Does Sleep Irregularity Affect Productivity? Evidence from Random Assignment into College Classes" (2018) (with Phuc Luong and Lester Lusher)
    • latest version
    • IZA DP #11079
    • revise and resubmit at Labour Economics
    • Main takeaway: More volatile school start schedules throughout the week do not lead to worse college test scores.


Published Articles:



  • "Double-Shift Schooling and Student Success: Quasi-experimental Evidence from Europe" (with Lester Lusher)
    • Economics Letters, Vol.139, pp36-39 (2016)
    • latest version
    • replication package
    • Main takeaway: Students achieve slightly higher grades when taking classes in the morning compared to the afternoon.


Selected Work in Progress:

  • "Labor Demand and Foreign Worker: Evidence from Online Job Postings Data" (with Marco Tabellini and Edoardo Acabbi)
  • "The Effects of Immigration Policy on Health Care Utilization among Undocumented Immigrants in the San Francisco Bay Area" (with Jacqueline Torres, Laura Gottlieb, Jens Hainmueller, Michael Hotard and Duncan Lawrence)
  • "Product Innovation and Immigration: Evidence from Nielsen Retail Scanner Data” (with Lester Lusher and Giovanni Peri)


Non-Refereed Publications: