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)  

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

- Review of Finance, Forthcoming

    - Media: Columbia Blue Sky Blog

Working Papers

 

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

- Revise and Resubmit at the Journal of Finance

    - NBER Corporate Finance meeting at Stanford, NBER Household Finance meeting, Jackson-Hole Finance Conference, SFS              Cavalcade, LBS Summer Finance Symposium, Summer Research Conference at ISB, FDIC Consumer Research Symposium,              New Perspectives on Consumer Behavior Conference at Philly Fed, CSEF Symposium on Economics and Finance

    - 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 

- 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

 

 

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

 

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 

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

- Journal of Financial Economics, Forthcoming

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

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