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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

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

- Journal of Financial Economics, Forthcoming


     - 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 

Working Papers

External Labor Market Punishment in Finance, with Naser Hamdi, and Avantika Pal

   - CSEF-RCFS conference on finance, labor and inequality, Minnesota junior conference, Michigan State University federal credit       union conference, Young Scholars Finance Consortium, University of Florida, University of Ottawa, Indiana University, U                 Oregon Summer conference, ISB Summer Research Conference

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

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

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

- Reject and Resubmit at Management Science

     - 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

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