Published/Accepted Papers

Peer Financial Distress and Individual Leverage

- Accepted at the Review of Financial Studies

     - Best Paper Award (CAF Summer Conference 2017)

     - European Finance Association 2018, NYU Household Finance Conference 2018, FIRS 2018, CAF Summer Conference          2017, Whitebox Advisors Graduate Student Conference (Yale) 2017, Northern Finance Association 2017  

Working Papers


Home Equity and Labor Income: The Role of Constrained Mobility, with Radhakrishnan Gopalan, Barton Hamilton and David Sovich

- Revise and Resubmit at the Review of Financial Studies

     - AFA 2018, SFS Calvacade 2017, UT Dallas 2017, Georgia State University 2017, Purdue University 2017, Washington          University 2017



State Minimum Wage Changes and Employment: Evidence from 2 Million Hourly Wage Workers, with Radhakrishnan Gopalan, Barton Hamilton and David Sovich

- Revise and Resubmit at the Journal of Labor Economics

     - AEA 2019, Washington University 2017

     - Media: Fox Business, ABC, St Louis Dispatch, St Louis Business Journals, WashU Source


Second Chance: Life without Student Debt, with Marco Di Maggio and Vincent Yao 

     - SFS Cavalcade 2019, Harvard 2019, Dartmouth 2019, George Washington University 2019, Bocconi 2019, Fed Board 2019

     - Media: Market Watch, CNBC, Slate, NPR


It's Not So Bad: Director Bankruptcy Experience and Corporate Risk Taking, with Radhakrishnan Gopalan and Todd Gormley 

     - Drexel Corporate Governance Conference, EFA Lisbon 2019, NFA Vancouver 2019, Dartmouth 2019, Temple University 2019,         University of Delaware 2019

     - Media: Harvard Law School Bankruptcy Roundtable, Oxford Business Law Blog



Hub-and-Spoke Regulation and Bank Leverage, with Yadav Gopalan and Asaf Manela 

     - AFA 2018, FIRS 2017, FDIC/JFSR Conference 2017, Chicago Financial Institutions Conference (CFIC) 2017, New              York   Fed 2017, St. Louis Fed 2017, Texas A&M 2017, The  Federal Reserve Board 2016, Washington University 2016   

    - Media: Columbia Blue Sky Blog


Gig Labor: Trading Safety Nets for Steering Wheels, with Slava Fos, Naser Hamdi and Jordan Nickerson 

     - Indiana University 2019, USC 2019, Boston College 2019


Options Listing, Limited Attention and Peer Firm Value

     - Outstanding Paper Award in Behavioral Finance (MFA 2017)

     - AFA Poster Presentation 2017, Midwest Finance Association (MFA) 2017, Risk Management Conference-Singapore              2016,   Research in Behavioral Finance Conference 2016, Washington University 2016

     - Media: International Financing Review - Thomson Reuters