Current Research

Working Papers:

“Inclusive Pathways to Invention: Racial and Ethnic Diversity Among Collegiate Student Inventors in a National Prize Competition” (with April Burrage, Janell Ciemiecki, and Stephanie Couch), Technology & Innovation, Forthcoming.

“Why U.S. Immigration Barriers Matter for the Global Advancement of Science” (with Ruchir Agarwal, Patrick Gaulé, and Geoff Smith), Research Policy, Forthcoming.

“Top Talent, Elite Colleges and Migration: Evidence from the Indian Institutes of Technology” (with Prithwiraj Choudhury and Patrick Gaulé), Revise and Resubmit, Journal of Development Economics.

“Closing Gender Wage Gaps in Ukraine: Composition, Returns and the Minimum Wage” (with Katherine Terrell), Revise and Resubmit, Industrial & Labor Relations Review.

“Information and Social Norms: Experimental Evidence on the Labor Market Aspirations of Saudi Women” (with Monira Essa Aloud, Sara Al-Rashood, and Basit Zafar)

“Price Shocks and Scientific Production: Evidence from Minimum Wages, Grad Unions and University Procurement Contracts” (with Raviv Murciano-Goroff)

“Location and Scientific Productivity: Evidence from the Soviet Brain Drain”

“Do Scientists Care About Kudos? A Field Experiment on Status Rewards in Academia” (with Patrick Gaulé, Eva Guinan and Karim Lakhani)

Research in Progress:

“Did the Soviets Solve the “Productivity Puzzle”? Gender Differences in Science in the Soviet Union”

“The Long-run Impacts of Patents on Inventors: Evidence from Patent Interferences” (with Jeffrey Lin and Nicholas Reynolds)

“How Does Return Migration Impact Knowledge Production? Evidence from China’s Thousand Talents Program” (with Zheng Wang)

“Factor Demand Adjustment in University Research Laboratories” (with Raviv Murciano-Goroff)

“Immigration Restriction and Literacy: Evidence from Ellis Island Ship Manifests” (with Jenny Withrow)

“Multi-Disciplinary Researchers: Field Experimental Evidence” (with Kevin Boudreau)