Dissertation Topic/Title: The Urban Productivity Premium: An Occupation Based Approach to Modeling an Agglomerative Force.
Advisor: Mike Lahr
Previous Degrees: BA, Virginia Tech; MCP, University of Pennsylvania
Since my introduction to the provocative and contentious Rise of the Creative Class I have been interested in how occupational endowments affect cities’ economic growth and development. Within this area specifically, I enjoy formalizing the implied mechanics in endogenous growth models.
Teaching and TA Experience
- Fundamentals of Statistics (Pratt - Lecturer) – Summer 2013
- Methods of Planning Analysis II (Rutgers - TA) – Fall 2006, 2007, 2008; Spring 2007, 2009
- Methods of Planning Analysis I (Rutgers - TA) – Spring 2008