I am a Doctoral Candidate in Economics at the University of Kansas, and a Doctoral Research Fellow with the Institute for Policy and Social Research (IPSR). My expected date of completion is May 2020.

Research Interests:

My primary research interests include Applied Microeconomics, Economics of Education, Environmental Economics and Public Economics. My research experience includes synthesizing multiple datasets; designing research methodologies spanning datasets measured at the aggregate and individual level; extensive experience in matching techniques ranging from synthetic control, propensity score matching to k-distance join methods; establishing causal inferences using econometric models such as Feasible Generalized Least Squares, Fixed Effects, Difference-in-Differences, Instrumental Variables and Bayesian Statistics.



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