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Associate Professor of Economics

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Mailing Address:
University of California
Department of Economics
530 Evans Hall #3880
Berkeley, CA 94720

Office: 631E Evans Hall
Phone: (540) 392-5641
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  • Labor Economics
  • Applied Econometrics
  • Economics of Education

Selected Papers:

  • Who Gets What May Not Matter: Understanding School Match Effects
    (with Atila Abdulkadiroglu and Parag Pathak)
    Working paper
    Draft coming soon
  • Empirical Bayes Methods in Labor Economics
    In preparation for Handbook of Labor Economics
    Draft coming soon


  • NBER SI Methods Lecture: Empirical Bayes Methods -- Theory and Application (with Jiaying Gu, 2022; slides, video)
  • AEA Continuing Education Program: Labor Economics and Applied Econometrics (2021)
  • AEA Continuing Education Program: Cross-Section Econometrics (2017, 2020)
  • UC Berkeley Economics 244: Applied Econometrics, Ph.D. level (Fall 2015, 2017-2019, 2021, Spring 2021, 2023)
  • UC Berkeley Economics 250A: Labor Economics I, Ph.D. level (Spring 2018, Fall 2018-2019, 2021, Spring 2021, 2023)
  • UC Berkeley Economics 152: Wage Theory and Public Policy, undergraduate level (Spring 2015-2016, 2018-2020)
  • University of Chicago Economics 34620: Topics in Human Capital (Spring 2017)
  • UC Berkeley Economics 250B: Labor Economics II, Ph.D. level (Spring 2014-2016)