Office Hours:
W 9-12, 1-4 and by appointment
-Ph.D., Economics, University of Kansas (2013)
-M.A., Economics, University of Kansas (2009)
-M.Sc., Applied Economics, St. Cloud State University (2006)
-B.A. Mathematics, Lakeland College (2003)

I am an assistant professor of Economics in the Department of Business Administration and Economics at Simpson College.  My research interests include international trade, econometrics and experimental economics.


A Test for Slope Heterogeneity in Fixed Effects Models, with Ted Juhl, Econometric Reviews, forthcoming

An Experimental Test of the Persistence of Gender-Based Stereotypes with Philip Grossman, Economic Inquiry, 2011, Volume 49, Issue 2

Farmers Are Growing an Appreciating Crop of Land, with Rob Grunewald, Fedgazette, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, 2006

Working Papers:

The Co-Movement of FDI and Migration in OECD Countries  with Paul Comolli, under review

Heterogeneous Slopes for Heterogeneous Firms: Correcting Heterogeneity Bias in Fixed-Effects Estimates of Gravity Distance Coefficients, with Alexandre Skiba, working paper

Curriculum Vitae:



Courses I teach at Simpson:

Introduction to Economics, International Trade and Finance, Investments and Securities, Macroeconomics, Money and Banking.

Courses I plan to develop:

Economic Forecasting



In my (limited) spare time I enjoy fishing, hunting, and collecting Americana.

Recommended reading for economics students:

Greg Mankiw’s Blog

Paul Krugman’s Blog

The Wall Street Journal (some articles require a subscription)


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