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Education

  • Ph.D., Economics, Cornell University, 2019 (expected)
  • M.A., Economics, Cornell University, 2017
  • B.S.F.S., International Political Economy (magna cum laude), Georgetown University, 2011

Teaching and Research Fields

Macroeconomics, household consumption, housing economics

Research Papers

“Macroeconomic effects of household leverage regulations after the crisis” (Job Market Paper)

“Sovereign Debt Composition in Advanced Economies: A Historical Perspective” (IMF Working Paper No. 14/162) with S. M. Ali Abbas, Laura Blattner, Mark De Broeck, and Asmaa El-Ganainy

Research Papers in Progress

“The consumption insurance role of homeownership”

“The transmission of monetary policy shocks to the U.S. mortgage market”

Teaching Experience

  • Spring 2018, Spring 2019: Teaching Assistant for Mathieu Taschereau-Dumouchel, Cornell University, Intermediate Macroeconomic Theory
  • Fall 2018: Teaching Assistant for Pauline Leung, Cornell University, Economics of the Public Sector (MPA core)
  • Fall 2013, Fall 2014, Winter 2018, Summer 2018: Teaching Assistant for Jennifer Wissink, Cornell University, Introductory Microeconomics
  • Fall 2017: Teaching Assistant for Christopher Huckfeldt, Cornell University, Intermediate Macroeconomic Theory
  • Spring 2015, Spring 2016: Teaching Assistant for Karel Mertens and Francesco Bianchi, Cornell University, Macroeconomics II (Ph.D. core)
  • Spring 2016: Grader for Francesco Bianchi, Cornell University, International Monetary Policy and Theory
  • Fall 2015: Teaching Assistant for Henry Y. Wan, Jr., Cornell University, Intermediate Macroeconomic Theory
  • Spring 2014: Coordinating Teaching Assistant for Jennifer Wissink, Cornell University, Introductory Macroeconomics

Research Experience and Other Employment

  • 2016-2017: Research Assistant for Karel Mertens, Cornell University
  • 2015: Research Assistant for Christopher Huckfeldt, Cornell University
  • 2011-2013: Research Assistant, Fiscal Affairs Department, International Monetary Fund

Honors, Scholarships, and Fellowships

  • 2018: Anindya (Bappu) Majumder ‘98 Memorial Prize for Excellence in Teaching, Cornell University
  • 2015: Louis Walinsky Fund in Economics in Honor of Professor Herbert Joseph Davenport Outstanding Teaching Award, Cornell University
  • 2013: Fundwide Recognition Award, International Monetary Fund
  • 2011: Departmental Award, International Monetary Fund
  • 2011: Honors in International Political Economy, Georgetown University

Invited Presentations

  • 2019: Colgate University, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, Hamilton College, Seattle University, Temple University, Union College, United States Naval Academy, University of Houston, Vanderbilt University
  • 2013: International Monetary Fund

Skills

  • Programming: Fortran, Julia, LaTeX, MATLAB, Python, Stata
  • Languages: English (native), Chinese (fluent), Spanish (intermediate)

Personal Information

  • Citizenship: United States of America, Canada
  • Date of birth: August 27, 1989