I am an assistant professor of economics at Brigham Young University. My research focuses on the incentives and institutions that drive science and innovation. I use administrative data from fields like structural biology and astronomy to investigate academic competition and scientific careers.
I graduated with a PhD in economics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 2020 and earned a BS in economics, mathematics, and political science from Brigham Young University in 2014.
Research InterestsEconomics of science and innovation, labor economics, public finance, applied industrial organization
- PhD, Economics , Massachusetts Institute of Technology (2020)
- BS, Economics, Mathematics, Political Science , Brigham Young University (2014)
Honors and Awards
- Graduate Research Fellowship, National Science Foundation (2014 - 2019)
- American Economic Association (2019 - Present)