I'm an Assistant Professor at the University of Houston with a joint appointment between the Department of Economics and the Hobby School of Public Affairs. I conduct research in the fields of health, public, and environmental economics. Here are a few things I’m working on.

Latest Research

From Classroom to Labor Market: The Divergent Paths of Black and White Americans

with Seth Neller and Anjali Verma

This paper documents several features of the achievement and income gaps between Black and White Americans using linked administrative education and earnings data from the state of the Texas. Among those features: Black students at the 80th percentile of test scores have earnings similar to White students at the 20th percentile of test scores.