Peer-Reviewed Works

The Match Between College Coursework and Occupations, Revise and resubmit, Education Economics, With Sarah Thomas, Pooya Almasi, and Orkideh Gharehgozli (pdf)

Misperceptions and Mismeasurements: An Analysis of Subjective Economic Inequality, In press, Research on Economic Inequality (pdf)

Educational Aid Policy and Inequality: The Case for Merit- and Need-Based Aid, In press, Review of Social Economy (pdf)

Works in Progress

Analysis of Student Progress in Online Courses, with Jeff Leek

Comparison of Plotting System Outputs in Beginner Analysts, with Leslie Myint, Leah Jagger, and Jeff Leek

Misperception of Body Size as Motivated Belief, with Antonio Trujillo


Anatomy of Income Inequality in the United States: 1979-2013, LIS Working Papers

  • Featured in PAA Affairs, Population Association of America, Winter 2016

Gender Differences and Inequality in the U.S. Labor Market, With Sarah Thomas (pdf)

The Impact of the Internet on Economic Growth in Upper-Middle-Income Countries, Master’s Thesis, Department of Economics, Texas Tech University, Presented at Southern Economic Association (November 2011)


crsra: Tidying and Analyzing ‘Coursera’ Research Export Data, with Jeff Leek and John Muschelli (CRAN)

  • Read the paper about the package here, Submitted to the R Journal

Publications in Other Disciplines

An Innovative Bed Temperature-Oriented Modeling and Robust Control of a Circulating Fluidized Bed Combustor, with A. A. Jalali, and P. Famouri, “ Chemical Engineering Journal (link)

Bed Temperature Control of a Circulating Fluidized Bed Combustion System Using H∞ Algorithm, with A. A. Jalali, Proceeding of IEEE International Conference on Control, Automation and Systems, Seoul, Korea, 2007

Bed Temperature Control of a Circulating Fluidized Bed Combustion System, with H. R. Pourshaghaghi, A. A. Jalali, and P. Famouri, Proceeding of IEEE International Power Engineering Conference, Singapore, 2007