Curriculum Vitae

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Purdue University, Department of Economics West Lafayette, IN
Assistant Professor 2015-present
Duke University, Department of Economics Durham, NC
Research Assistant, Professors James Roberts and Andrew Sweeting 2010-2015
Research Assistant, Professor Daniel Xu 2012-2013
Research Assistant, Professor Wesley Cohen Summer 2012
Research Assistant, Professor Curtis Taylor Summer 2010
Houlihan Lokey Chicago, IL
Financial Analyst, Industrials M&A Group 2007-2008
Summer Financial Analyst, Financial Advisory/Corporate Finance Summer 2006
Rathbone Investment Management Cambridge, England
Finance Intern Summer 2005


Duke University Durham, NC
Ph.D. in Economics May 2015
M.A. in Economics September 2010
Indiana University Bloomington, IN
B.A. in Economics, with honors and highest distinction August 2007
B.S. in Business, with honors and highest distinction August 2007


Industrial Organization; Applied Microeconomics; Law & Economics


Title:           Essays in Industrial Organization
Committee: James Roberts (co-chair), Andrew Sweeting (co-chair), Peter Arcidiacono, Tracy Lewis, Yi (Daniel) Xu


“Repositioning and Market Power after Airline Mergers”
      (with Sophia Ying Li, Yongjoon Park, James Roberts, Andrew Sweeting, and Jun Zhang)
      2022, RAND Journal of Economics, 53(1), 166-199.
      Winner of the Lanzillotti Prize for Best Paper in Antitrust Economics, 2018 International I.O. Conference


“Can Stricter Bankruptcy Laws Discipline Capital Investment? Evidence from the U.S. Airline Industry”
“Duopoly Investment Behavior in the Presence of Chapter 11 Reorganization”
“Spillover Impacts of Airline Bankruptcy: Evidence from Housing Markets in Smaller Cities”
      (with Qi Ge, Donggeun Kim, Myongjin Kim, and Sean O’Connor)
“Controlling for Entry Threat Effects in Merger Analysis”
      (with Myongjin Kim)
“The Dual Effects of Mergers on Peripheral Markets: Evidence from the U.S. Airline Industry”
      (with Myongjin Kim)
“Income and Product Quality Dispersion in the U.S. Airline Industry”
      (with Mouli Modak and Brian Roberson)


“Subcontracting and Tacit Collusion in the Airline Industry”
      (with Silke Forbes, Donggeun Kim, and Myongjin Kim)
“Price Dispersion and the Threat of Entry: Incumbent Responses to U.S. Airline Mergers”
      (with Qi Ge and Myongjin Kim)
“Optimal Capital Structure in Oligopolistic Equilibrium”
      (with Peter Hansen)
“A Comparison of Airline Quality Metrics”
      (with Myongjin Kim and Mouli Modak)


Purdue University, Department of Economics West Lafayette, IN
Assistant Professor Spring 2017-2021
Topics in IO: Estimating Games (Ph.D. Program)
Assistant Professor Spring 2016-2022
Industrial Organization (Undergraduate Program)
Assistant Professor Fall 2015-2022
Topics in Economics: I.O. Seminar Series (Ph.D. Program)
Duke University, Department of Economics Durham, NC
Instructor Summer 2013
Special Topics in Economics: MATLAB (Ph.D./M.A. Program)
Evaluations   –   Syllabus
Instructor Summer 2013
Special Topics in Economics: Stata (Ph.D./M.A. Program)
Evaluations   –   Syllabus
Teaching Assistant to Professor Haluk Ergin Spring 2011
Microeconomic Analysis II: Game Theory (M.A. Program)
Duke University, Fuqua School of Business Durham, NC
Teaching Assistant to Professor Brendan Daley Spring 2012-2013
Managerial Economics (Global Executive MBA Program)
Teaching Assistant to Professor Tracy Lewis Fall 2010-2012
Co-Designer and Guest Lecturer, Multi-Sided Platforms Module Fall 2012
Fundamentals of Business Economics (Master of Management Studies Program)
Indiana University, Student Academic Center Bloomington, IN
Undergraduate Teaching Intern Fall 2005-2006
Learning Strategies for Finite Mathematics (Undergraduate Program)


National Science Foundation Research Grant SES-1658613 (with Andrew Sweeting) 2017-2022
Krannert Research Data Initiative, Data Purchase Grant, Purdue University 2018,2021
Krannert Outstanding/Distinguished Teacher, Purdue University 2016-2022
Graduate School Tuition Scholarship, Duke University 2009-2015
Allen and Joyce Temple Graduate Fellowship, Duke University Summer 2014
Economics Department Graduate Student Research Fellowship, Duke University 2009-2013
Stuart Irwin Harris Fellowship, Duke University Summer 2012
Economics Department First-Year Ph.D. Fellowship, Duke University 2009
Herman B Wells Scholarship (full-ride merit scholarship), Indiana University 2003-2007
James E. Moffat Scholarship Recognition Award, Indiana University 2006-2007
Omicron Delta Epsilon Undergraduate Paper Award, Indiana University 2007
Beta Gamma Sigma Scholastic Award, Indiana University 2007
Phi Beta Kappa, Indiana University 2007
Samuel G. Alpert Memorial Scholarship, Indiana University 2006
National Merit Scholarship 2003


Computer Skills: MATLAB, Stata, Mathematica, Python, LaTeX, MS Office, HTML/CSS, Flash, Photoshop
Languages: English (native), Spanish (proficient)
Interests: Jesus Christ, Family, Piano, Songwriting
Citizenship: United States
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