I am an Assistant Professor of Economics at Lehigh University. I received my PhD in Economics from Washington University in St. Louis in May 2013, and joined Lehigh University in Fall 2013. My primary research fields are macroeconomics and time series analysis, and my secondary research field is econometrics. In particular, I am interested in developing statistical models that can answer empirical questions about how nonlinearities in the business cycle affect labor markets, and how nonlinearities in the business cycle affect the transmission of policy shocks and demand shocks to output, prices, and wages. My research explores issues such as:
In spring 2017, I am teaching Eco 029: Money, Banking, and Financial Markets and Eco 460: Time Series Analysis (Graduate). I also teach Eco 365: Business, Government, and Macroeconomic Policy (undergraduate/ graduate) in fall.