Research

Publications

Employer Screening Costs, Recruiting Strategies, and Labor Market Outcomes: An Equilibrium Analysis of On-Campus Recruiting
Labour Economics, Vol. 55, 2018.
      Accepted Version
      Earlier Version: IZA Discussion Paper 10912
      Media: Harvard Business Review

Dynamic Responses to Labor Demand Shocks: Evidence from the Financial Industry in Delaware
Journal of Urban Economics, Vol. 106, July 2018.
     Accepted Version
     Earlier Version: Upjohn Institute Working Paper 17-276

The Consequences of Teenage Childbearing Before Roe v. Wade (with Kevin Lang)
American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, Vol. 7(4), 2015
     NBER Working Paper No. 19627

The Wage Effects of Not-for-Profit and For-Profit Certifications: Better Data Somewhat Different Results (with Kevin Lang)
Labour Economics, Vol. 24, 2013
     NBER Working Paper No. 19135

Working Papers

Local Labor Markets and Human Capital Investments
Online Appendix
Conditionally Accepted, Journal of Human Resources

The Boss is Watching: How Monitoring Decisions Hurt Black Workers (with Costas Cavounidis and Kevin Lang)
NBER Working Paper 26319
Under Review

Firm Decisions and Variation in the Returns to College: Evidence from Employer Recruiting
Earlier Version: Geography and Employer Recruiting
Media: U of I News Bureau, MarketWatch, National Association of Colleges and Employers, NACE Journal
Under Review

University Selectivity, Initial Job Quality, and Longer-Run Salary
IZA Discussion Paper 10911

A Test of Adverse Selection in the Market for Experienced Workers (with Kevin Lang)
NBER Working Paper 22387

Works in Progress

Recruiting Intensity over the Business Cycle (with Eliza Forsythe)

The Effect of Outside Options on Wages: Evidence from Orchestras (with Dana Shaat)

The Quality of Employer Screening

Interindustry Competition for Talent: Theory and Evidence from Recruiting Strategies