Work in Progress

Here is a list of my ongoing research in several different areas.

"Explaining the Trends in Teenage Pregnancy," with Stephane Auray and Guillaume Vandenbrouke

"Optimal SNAP Benefits"

"Concealed Earnings Fraud," with B. Ravikumar and Yuzhe Zhang

"Job Search Requirements," with Chad Cotti

"Recall and Unemployment in the U.S. Labor Market," with Stephane Auray and Nicolas Lepage-Saucier

"Public Insurance Against Displacement Risk," with Ahmet Akyol


Welcome to

I currently live in Wisconsin with my wife and three children.

I am originally from Wisconsin and completed my undergraduate work at the University of Wisconsin Eau-Claire. I earned my PhD from the University of Iowa.