Research

I completed PhD coursework in Labor Economics and Industrial Organization. I do research in applied economics revolving around the study of worker productivity. My work generally is in the areas of Labor Economics, Industrial Organization, Sports Economics, Health Economics, and the Economics of Education.

Publications:

“New Evidence in the Study of Shirking in Major League Baseball” Available online at Journal of Sport Management.
Link: Shirking in Major League Baseball

“Arts Majors as Entrepreneurs and Innovators” (with N. Alper and G. Wassall) Available online at Small Business Economics.
Link: Arts Majors as Entrepreneurs and Innovators

“Patterns of buprenorphine/naloxone prescribing: An analysis of claims data from Massachusetts”, The American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse, vol. 46(2), 2020, pp. 216-223. (with A. Modestino, M. Hasan, M. Alam, L. Young, and G. Young)
Link: Patterns of buprenorphine/naloxone prescribing

“Reducing Inequality Summer by Summer: Lessons from an Evaluation of the Boston Summer Youth Employment Program”, Evaluation and Program Planning, vol. 72, 2019, pp. 40-53. (with A. Modestino)
Link: Reducing Inequality Summer by Summer

“Contract Options and Performance: The Case of Major League Baseball”, Atlantic Economic Journal, vol. 46(4), 2018, pp. 379-388.
Link: Contract Options and Performance: The Case of Major League Baseball

Revisions Requested:

“School’s Out: How Summer Youth Employment Programs Impact Academic Outcomes” (with A. Modestino)
Link: Paper_School’s-Out-How-Summer-Youth-Employment-Programs-Impact-Academic-Outcomes_060719

Works in Progress:

“It’s a party in the MLB: An analysis of shirking between games in Major League Baseball”
“Using Census Data to Understand Diversity in the Sports Industry in the United States”
“The Impact of the Great Recession on Arts Majors”