Innovative Knowledge, Firm Creation, and Local Growth (2022). MSc Dissertation
US Cities from 1979-2010 exposed to innovative knowledge flows experience higher long-run firm entry. Causal identification is driven by knowledge in computer-related technologies.
Seasonality of Female Marriage in Bangladesh (In progress)
After rice harvests, female marriage age decreases and marriage rates increase. I develop a marriage model with differentiated female marriage markets to explain these phenomena through the effect of seasonal income. Seasonal income within agricultural societies has a long-run effect on female human capital stocks.
Comparing Returns to Education: A Panel Data Methods Survey (In progress)
Using PSID data, I survey a variety of panel data estimators and compare these estimates from a Mincer model.