Research

Research Publication and Conference Presentations

  • Discussant: American Society of Health Economists (ASHEcon), Philadelphia, PA. Economics of Mental Health (summer 2016)
  • APPAM Regional Student Conference, Washington, Topic in Health Policy (April 2018): Mental Illness and College Educational Outcomes: Evidence from State Parity Laws.
  • American Society of Health Economists Conference in Atlanta, GA. State Health Care Policies and Mental Health Care (summer 2018): Mental Illness and College Educational Outcomes: Evidence from State Parity Laws

 

Journal Articles under Review

  • “How did improvements in the CPS affect the estimated prevalence of out-of-pocket financial burdens of healthcare?”  (Joint with Steven C. Hill, Johanna Catherine Maclean, and Michael F. Pesko). Revise and Resubmit 

Working Papers

  • “State Mental Health Insurance Parity Laws and College Educational Outcomes.”
  • “Mother’s marital status at child’s birth and early health and educational attainment: evidence from sibling fixed-effects.”

Research in Progress

  • “Mental Health Facilities and Local Crime” (Joint with  Monica Deza and Catherine Maclean )

Research Experience

  • Research Assistant, Temple University: Fall 2016 to Present
  • Provides statistical and analytical support on a variety of state-level health projects and economic sector projects
  • Collects data, conducts literature reviews, cleans data, conducts quantitative analyses, and assists in interpretation of empirical findings

Service and Awards

  • Graduate Research Assistantship, Temple University : 2016 – Present
  • Referee for the Economics and Human Biology Journal: 2018
  • Graduate Travel Grant, Temple University (College of Liberal Arts): 2018
  • Graduate Travel Grant, Temple University (Economics Department) : 2018
  • Best Third Year Paper by a Ph.D. Student Award, Temple University, Department of Economics: 2017
  • Summer Research Grant, Temple University, Department of Economics: 2016-2017