Working Papers

“OPT Reform & Reclassification: Impacts on student diversity in undergraduate education” with Eren Bilen and Emily Marshall.

“Natural Disasters and Household Debt: Evidence from U.S. Counties” with Emily Marshall, Daniel Byun ‘19, and Yanqing Zhao ‘19. [revise and resubmit]

“Housing Vacancy as a Social Determinant of Health in Pennsylvania” with David Sarcone and Margaret Winchester.


Requirements of the Undergraduate Economics Major: An Update and Comparison. 2024.  (with Emily Marshall and Abigail Hyde ’21). Journal of Economic Education. 

Teaching Reproducible Methods in Economics at Liberal Arts Colleges: A Survey. 2023. (with Emily Marshall and Aidan Sichel ’23). Journal of Statistics and Data Science Education. 

Is economics STEM? Process of (re)classification, requirements, and quantitative rigor. 2022. (with Emily Marshall). Journal of Economic Education

Is economics STEM? Trends in the discipline from 1997 to 2018. 2020. (with Emily Marshall). Journal of Economic Education, 51(2), 167-174.

Work hours and CO2 emissions: Evidence from U.S. households. 2019. (with Anders Fremstad and Mark Paul) . Review of Political Economy, 31(1), 42-59.

Writing in the discipline and reproducible methods: A process-oriented approach to teaching empirical undergraduate economics research . 2019. (with Emily Marshall). Journal of Economic Education, 50(1), 17-32.

Does sharing Backfire? A decomposition of household and urban economies in CO2 emissions. 2018. (with Anders Fremstad). Energy Policy, 123, 404-413.

The environmental impact of sharing: household and urban economies in CO2 emissions. 2018. (with Anders Fremstad and Sammy Zahran). Ecological Economics, 145, 137-147.

The carbon implications of declining household scale economies. 2015. (with Sammy Zahran). Ecological Economics, 116, 182-190.

Evidence that the Accuracy of Self-Reported Lead Emissions Data Improved: A Puzzle and Discussion. 2014. (with Sammy Zahran, Terry Iverson, and Stephan Weiler). Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, 49(3): 235-257.

Effect of Natural Disasters on Local Nonprofit Activity. 2014. (with Anita Pena, Sammy Zahran, and Stephan Weiler). Growth and Change, 45(4): 590–610.