|Present||Assistant Professor, St. Catherine University ‐ School of Humanities, Arts and Sciences|
Honors and Awards
- Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Award, Department of Applied Economics, University of Minnesota (2016)
- Best Paper Award, Labor and Human Development Theme, Economic Research Forum Annual Conference (2014)
- Lloyd B. Short Award for Best Individual Paper, Humphrey School of Public Affairs (2011)
- Jernberg Public Service Fellow (2009–2011)
- Walter H. Judd International Graduate Fellow (Summer 2010)
|2015||Ph.D., Applied Economics, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities|
|2011||M.P.P., Public Policy, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities ‐ Humphrey School of Public Affairs|
|2007||B.A., Sociology/Anthropology and Classical Languages, Summa Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa, Carleton College|
Understanding churn: Predictors of reentry among families who leave the child care subsidy program in Maryland Children and Youth Services Review (2017)
Child care subsidies provide an important work support for low-income families, yet children often receive subsidies for only a short period of time and may cycle on and off the program. Much of the research ...
Book Chapters (8)
Working Papers (20)
Estimating Poverty and Inequality in the Absence of Consumption Data: An Application to the Middle East and North Africa Economic Research Forum Working Paper Series (2017)
Measures of consumption and poverty are critical metrics of the wellbeing of individuals, their households, communities, and countries. Collecting data on consumption and poverty is challenging and costly, and therefore these measures are only infrequently ...