My research interest is in

Inequality.Economics of Education.Development Economics.

Working Papers

Anatomy of Income Inequality in the United States: 1979-2013, Job Market Paper

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

A Reassessment of Skill Match in the U.S. Labor Market, With Sarah Thomas, Pooya Almasi, and Orkideh Gharehgozli (pdf)

Misperceptions and Mismeasurements: An Analysis of Subjective Economic Inequality, Working Paper (pdf)

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

Inequality and Credit Constraints in Higher Education, Working Paper

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)

Non-Academic Publications

Immigration Reform: STEM Legislation Would Give US Economy a Much Needed Boost, (with Shahin Kaveh), PolicyMic.com (December 2011)

Why We Can’t Cut Government Funding For Our Schools, PolicyMic.com (January 2013)

Non-Economics Academic Publications

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

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