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Assistant Professor of Economics, Queen’s University (July 2020 – Current)
Assistant Professor of Economics, University of Toronto (July 2019 – Current) (On Leave 2020-2021)
Postdoc Researcher, Aarhus University (2018 – 2019)


Ph.D. in Economics (University of Minnesota, 2018)
M.A. in Economics (University of Minnesota, 2016)
M.A. in Economics (University of Toronto, 2012)
B.A. (First Class Honours) in Economics (University of Manitoba, 2010)

Major Fields of Concentration

Industrial Organization, Applied Econometrics, Labor, Trade, Computational Methods

Working Papers

“Heterogeneous Passthrough from TFP to Wages,” with Sergio Salgado and Ming Xu
“Firm Productivity and Labor Quality,” with Sergio Salgado, Frederic Warzynksi and Ming Xu
“An Empirical Framework for Matching with Imperfect Competition,” with Kory Kroft and Ismael Mourifié
“MPC Heterogeneity and Firm Level Shocks,” with Sergio Salgado, Bastian Schulz and Ming Xu
“How Substitutable are Labor and Intermediates?” job market paper
“Trade, Occupation Sorting, and Inequality,” with Ming Xu
“The Impact of Research and Development on Quality, Productivity, and Welfare,” with Amil Petrin and Frederic Warzynski
“Allowing for Heterogeneous Preferences over Unobserved Quality in Random Coefficient Models,” with Amit Gandhi, Kyoo-il Kim and Amil Petrin

Honors and Awards

Insight Development Grant (SSHRC, 2020-2022)
Institutional Grant (SSHRC, 2019)
Best Rising Star Paper Prize
(International Industrial Organization Conference, 2018)
Richard L. Sandor Dissertation Fellowship (University of Minnesota, 2017-2018)
Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship (University of Minnesota, 2016-2017)
Graduate Research Partnership Program Fellowship (University of Minnesota, 2016)
Travel Grant (Council of Graduate Students, University of Minnesota, 2016)
First Place, Hardy Third-Year Paper Competition (University of Minnesota, 2015)
Distinguished Teaching Assistant (University of Minnesota, 2014 & 2015)
Herbert Mohring Fellowship in Economics (University of Minnesota, 2013)
CLA Graduate Fellowship (University of Minnesota, 2012)
CGS Doctoral Fellowship (SSHRC, 2012-2016)
Graduate Fellowship (University of Toronto, 2011)
Joseph-Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarship (SSHRC, 2011)
Faculty Gold Medal in Honours (University of Manitoba, 2010)
Dr. A.W. Hogg Scholarship (University of Manitoba, 2009)
Isbister Scholarship (University of Manitoba, 2009)
UMSU Scholarship (University of Manitoba, 2009)

Invited Conference Presentations

“Heterogeneous Passthrough from TFP to Wages,” presented at the SITE Summer Workshop (Stanford, 2019), Society for Economic Dynamics Annual Meeting (St. Louis, 2019), 14th Nordic Summer Institute in Labor Eco- nomics (Uppsala, 2019), 12th Annual Nordic Meeting on Register Data and Economic Modelling (Ebeltoft, 2019), Comparative Analysis of Enterprise Data (Ann Arbor, 2019), Midwest Economics Association (St. Louis, 2019), 2nd Annual Dale T. Mortenson Conference (Sønderborg, 2018).
“How Substitutable are Labor and Intermediates?”, presented at the ETSG (Warsaw, 2018); IZA World Labor Conference (Berlin, 2018); International Industrial Organization Conference (Indianapolis, 2018); Danish International Economics Workshop (Aarhus, 2017); Annual Conference of the Canadian Economic Association (Ottawa, 2016).
“Trade, Occupation Sorting, and Inequality,” presented at The Mid-West Macroeconomics Meeting (Baton Rouge, 2017); the North American Summer Meeting of the Econometric Society (Philadelphia, 2016); the Annual Conference of the Canadian Economic Society (Toronto, 2015).
“Allowing for Heterogeneous Preferences over Unobserved Quality in Random Coefficient Models,” presented at the North American Summer Meeting of the Econometric Society (St. Louis, 2017).
“The Impact of Research and Development on Quality, Productivity and Welfare,” presented at the Midwest Economics Association (St. Louis, 2019), Comparative Analysis of Enterprise Data (Ann Arbor, 2019).

Seminar Presentations

2018: Aarhus University, Bank of Canada, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, Georgetown University in Qatar, McGill University, McMaster University, Ohio State University, Pennsylvania State University, Queen’s University, Ryerson University, UBC Sauder School of Business, University of Cambridge, University of Copenhagen, University of Toronto, University of Western Ontario, York University.

Research Visits

Department of Economics, University of Toronto (March 2019); Department of Economics, Queen’s University (March 2019); Research Department, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis (August, 2017); Department of Economics, Aarhus University (October 2015, June 2017);

Referee Service

The Quarterly Journal of Economics, Journal of Political Economy, Journal of Industrial Economics, Structural Change and Economic Dynamics

Teaching Experience

Instructor, Department of Economics, University of Toronto (2019-present).
– Managerial Economics 1 (Competitive Strategy), Managerial Economics 2 (Personnel Economics).
Teaching Assistant, Department of Economics, University of Minnesota (2013-2015).
– Led recitation sections for the Graduate Applied Econometrics sequence, Principles of Microeconomics, Principles of Macroeconomics, and International Trade.