My research is generally related to public policy and health, with a central theme of risk-taking behavior.
Exploring the Effects of Sports Gambling Laws on Premature Deaths
Analyze the effects of sports gambling laws on personal finance, divorces, suicides and premature deaths using a two-way fixed effects difference-in-differences approach.
Exploring the Effects of Recreational Marijuana Dispensaries in Illinois and Michigan to Child Welfare System Involvement in Wisconsin
Analyze the cross-border spill-over effects of marijuana dispensaries using a difference-indifferences design with continuous treatment effects based on distance, using restricted Child Protective Services data from the Wisconsin Administrative Data Core.
Minimum Wage Generosity and Racial Disparities in Geographic Access to Financial Services
Research project for Professor Megan Doherty Bea that investigates the effects of state minimum wage law changes to payday lending and banking.
Money Matters online financial literacy program evaluation and development
I work with Professor J. Michael Collins to provide experimental evidence of the effectiveness of Money Matters online financial education program together with UW-Extension.