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PhD in Economics, Andrew Young School of Public Policy Studies, Georgia State University, 2022

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


Published Paper

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

Working paper

Work in Progress

·       “Ethnic diversity and political decentralization”

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

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE                                                                                                                                                     

Sr. Research Associate, Center for State and Local Finance         2018 – Present

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