R&R at AEJ: Applied
This paper shows that an expansion of public health insurance to children from low-income families reduced the probability of those children going to prison as adults.
I conduct research in the fields of public, health, and environmental economics. In Fall of 2023, I'll join the University of Houston as an Assistant Professor with a joint appointment between the Economics Department and the Hobby School of Public Affairs. In the coming academic year, I'll be a postdoctoral fellow at the National Bureau of Economic Research in Aging and Health. Here are a few things I’ll be working on.
Life expectancy in the United States varies widely by geography: The gap between the top and bottom-ranking counties is over twenty years. These disparities, however, are based on where people die. This paper provides the first sub-state estimates of life expectancy based on where the deceased were born.