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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

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 

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

   - Minnesota junior conference, Michigan State University federal credit union conference, Young Scholars Finance Consortium,         University of Florida, University of Ottawa, Indiana University

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

     - 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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