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PhD in Economics, Andrew Young School of Public Policy Studies, Georgia State University, 2017-2022 (expected)

MSc in Finance, University of North Texas, 2016

BSc in Accounting, Nicholls State University, 2013

BSc in Finance, Nicholls State University, 2013


Fields of interest: Public Economics, Labor Economics, Development Economics

Working Paper

· “Political Decentralization and Corruption: Exploring the Conditional Role of Parties” (with Dr. Jorge Martinez and Dr. Charles Hankla) (Link)

Work in Progress

· “Fiscal decentralization, Party institutionalization, and Climate change”

· “Household wealth and labor migration: Study of 2015 Earthquake in Nepal”

· “The effect of old-age benefit and women’s’ bargaining power on fertility rate: Evidence from cross country study” (with Xiangyu Meng and Tien Hoang)

· “Ethnic diversity and political decentralization”

· “Natural resource revenue sharing and ‘resource curse’”


Research Assistant, International Center for Public Policy, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA 2018 – Present

Graduate Research Assistant, Department of Economics, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA 2018 – Present

Student Advisor, Finance Department, University of North Texas (UNT), Denton, TX 2015 – 2017

Senior Analyst, Student Investment Group, University of North Texas (UNT), Denton, TX 2014 – 2017

Loan Processor, Centralized Modification Department, Nationstar Mortgage LLC, Lewisville, TX 2013 2014

Building Manager, Bollinger Student Union, Nicholls State University, Thibodaux, LA 2009 – 2013