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Education

PhD., Economics
M.A., Economics
M.S., Applied Economics
B.A., Economics
Michigan State University
Michigan State University
Illinois State University
Illinois State University
Expected 2016
2013
2011
2004

Fields of Interest

Economics of Education, Health Economics, Labor Economics, and Public Economics

Works in Progress

 “Restructured or Fractured: The Impact of a One-Time Increase in Principal Autonomy on Staffing Decisions and Student Outcomes.” (Job Market Paper)

“Morale Hazard: How Reductions in Job Security Affect Teacher Effort.”

“Achievement Responses to Student Proficiency Ratings.” (with Scott Imberman).

Publications

 “The Value of Charter Schools: Evidence from Housing Prices” (with Scott Imberman and Maggie O’Rourke).  Education Finance and Policy, forthcoming 2016.

“Impact of Antibiotic Choice on Pneumonia Readmission Rates.”(with Alice Hemenway). American Journal of Therapeutics, forthcoming.

“The Internet as an Indicator of Corruption Awareness,” (with Rajeev Goel and Michael A. Nelson) European Journal of Political Economy, Volume 28, Issue 1, 2012.

“Determinants of Various Aspects of Smoking Behavior in the United States,” (with Rajeev Goel) Applied Economics Letters, Volume 18, Issue 17, 2011.

Experience

Research:
Michigan State University:
Research Assistant to Scott Imberman, 2012-present.

Illinois State University:
Research Assistant to Rajeev Goel, 2009-2011.

Teaching:
Michigan State University:
Economics of Sports (Online), Instructor, 2013.
PhD-level Macroeconomic Theory I and II, Tutor, 2012.
PhD-level Microeconomic Theory I and II, Tutor, 2012.
Senior Seminar in Transportation Economics, Teaching Assistant, 2011-2012.

Illinois State University:
Intermediate Microeconomics, Teaching Assistant , 2009-2010.
Industrial Organization, Teaching Assistant , 2009-2010.
Economic Reasoning Using Statistics, Tutor, 2002.

Rock Valley College:
Introduction to Microeconomics, Tutor, 2002.
Introduction to Macroeconomics, Tutor, 2002.

Other:
SunTrust Investment Services:
Financial Consultant, 2005-2009.

Morgan Stanley:
Financial Advisor, 2004-2005.

Conference and Seminar Presentations

CIERS: Causal Inference in Educational Research Seminar, Ann Arbor, MI, September, 2015.
Summer Weekly Meetings (SWiM), East Lansing, MI, July 2015.
2015 Midwest Economics Association Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, MN, March 2015.
Association for Education Finance and Policy 40th Annual Conference, Washington, D.C., February 2015.
CIERS: Causal Inference in Educational Research Seminar, Ann Arbor, MI, July, 2014.
Red Cedar Conference, East Lansing, MI, April 2014.
MSU Economics of Education Project Meeting, East Lansing, MI, April 2014.
MSU Graduate Student Seminar Series, East Lansing, MI, March 2014.
Association for Education Finance and Policy 39th Annual Conference, San Antonio, TX, March 2014.
MSU Economics of Education Project Meeting, East Lansing, MI, November 2013.
MSU Graduate Student Seminar Series, East Lansing, MI, September 2013.

Awards and Honors

New Scholars Award, Association for Education Finance & Policy, 2015
Institute for Education Sciences (IES) Economics of Education Program Fellowship, Michigan State University, Fall 2011-Present.
Graduate Student Research Enhancement Award, Michigan State University, 2013.
Scott M. Elliot Graduate Research Award, Illinois State University, 2012.
Scott M. Elliot Graduate Scholarship, Honorable Mention, Illinois State University, 2011.

References

Scott A. Imberman
Associate Professor of Economics and Education
Michigan State University
110 Marshall-Adams Hall
East Lansing, MI 48824
517-355-4667
imberman@msu.edu
Stacy Dickert-Conlin
Professor of Economics
Michigan State University
110 Marshall-Adams Hall
East Lansing, MI 48824
517-355-7275
dickertc@msu.edu
Stephen A. Woodbury
Professor of Economics
Michigan State University
110 Marshall-Adams Hall
East Lansing, MI 48824
517-355-4587
woodbur2@msu.edu
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