Research

Working Papers

 "Competing Campuses: Equilibrium Prices, Admissions, and Undergraduate Programs in US Higher Education"  Link (revision coming soon)

"The Effect of Vaccine Mandates on Disease Spread: Evidence from College COVID-19 Mandates'', with Riley Acton (Miami), Wenjia Cao (MSU), Scott Imberman (MSU), Michael Lovenheim (Cornell) (under review). NBER WP #30303 https://www.nber.org/papers/w30303

Media Coverage:  Chronicle of Higher Education, Inside Higher Ed, MarketWatchThe Philadelphia Inquirer, Forbes, Higher Ed Dive, The Economist

Published and Forthcoming

 "Progressivity of Pricing at US Public Universities," with Sarah Turner (UVA), Economics of Education Review, 2022, Volume 88. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.econedurev.2022.102239 NBER WP #29829: https://www.nber.org/papers/w29829
 
 
"The Influence of Peer Institutions on Colleges’ Decisions: Evidence from Fall 2020 Reopening Plans," with Riley Acton (Miami) and Allison Luedtke (St. Olaf). Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 2022, Volume 195, pp. 288-302. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jebo.2022.01.016
 
 "Missed Exams and Lost Opportunities: Who Could Gain from Expanded College Admission Testing?," with Sarah Turner (UVA), AERA Open, 2019, Volume 5, Issue 2, pp 1-20. https://doi.org/10.1177%2F2332858419855030

"Network Structure and Consolidation in the U.S. Airline Industry, 1990-2015," with Federico Ciliberto (UVA) and Jonathan W. Williams (UNC-Chapel Hill), The Review of Industrial Organization,, Volume 54, Issue 1, pp 3–36.  https://doi.org/10.1007/s11151-018-9635-y

"Transitioning from High School to College: Differences across Virginia," with Jessie Romero (Richmond Fed) and Sarah Turner (UVA). Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond Economic Brief, 2017, 17-12. https://www.richmondfed.org/publications/research/economic_brief/2017/eb_17-12

Work in Progress

"College Financial Aid Policies," with Chao Fu (UW-Madison)  and John Stromme (UW-Madison)

"Competition, Wages, and the Emergence of Computer Science Degree Programs in the U.S.," with Devaki Ghose (World Bank) and Ekaterina Khmelnitskaya (UBC - Sauder)