Research Areas

- Debt, Labor, Technology

Published/Accepted Papers

Peer Financial Distress and Individual Leverage

- Review of Financial Studies 2020, 33 (7), 3348-3390

     - Best Paper Award (CAF Summer Conference 2017)  

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

- Journal of Labor Economics 2021, 39 (3), 673-707

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

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

- Journal of Financial Economics 2021, 142 (1), 261-292

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

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

- Review of Finance 2021, 25 (5), 1499-1545

    - Media: Columbia Blue Sky Blog

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

- Journal of Finance, Forthcoming

    - Media: Vox, Forbes, Market Watch, CNBC, Slate, NPR, Inside Higher Ed

Working Papers

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

- Revise and Resubmit at the Journal of Financial Economics

 

     - NBER Household Finance Summer Institute, CEPR European Conference on Household Finance, Financial Research                        Association Conference, Labor and Finance Conference (Chicago), RCFS/RAPS Winter Conference, Western Finance                        Association, American Finance Association, PNC University of Kentucky Finance Conference, ITAM Finance Conference,                  Northeastern University Finance Conference, HKUST Finance Summer Symposium

     - Media: Vox, Cato

 

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

- Review of Financial Studies 2021, 34 (10), 4619-4662 

Smart(phone) Investing?, with Benjamin Loos, Alessandro Previtero and Andreas Hackethal

   - NBER Summer Institute on the Economics of IT and Digitization, Financial Research Association conference, Max                             Planck/NBER workshop on aging and health, SFS Cavalcade, European Finance Association, London Business School Summer         Finance Symposium, Boulder Summer Conference, ABFER Annual Conference, Summer Research Conference at ISB, Fintech:           Innovation, Inclusion and Risks conference, XKDR-Dvara Research field workshop on household finance

Who Stays and Who Goes? Aggregate Shocks and Firm Employment, with Naser Hamdi, Rodrigo Moser and David Sovich

   - Indiana University, Indian School of Business, University of Kentucky

In Short Supply: Efficiency Implications of Rational Attention Allocation, with Xiaoying Li and Jan Schneemeier

     - Outstanding Paper Award in Behavioral Finance (MFA)

     - American Finance Association, SFS Cavalcade, China International Conference in Finance, Midwest Finance Association,               Paris December Finance Meeting, Risk Management Conference-Singapore, Research in Behavioral Finance Conference

     - Media: International Financing Review - Thomson Reuters