B.A. International Politics and Economics
Middlebury College, 2013
Interests: Migration, particularly the migration-development nexus and the effectiveness of historical immigration policies.
Deterring Emigration with Foreign Aid: An Overview of Evidence from Low-Income Countries (with Michael A. Clemens). Population and Development Review, 44(4): December 2018, pages 667-93;
Immigration Restrictions as Active Labor Market Policy: Evidence from the Mexican Bracero Exclusion (with Michael A. Clemens and Ethan G. Lewis). American Economic Review, 108(6): June 2018, pages 1468-87.
“Europe Is Making Its Migration Problem Worse. The Dangers of Aiding Autocrats” (2018 Foreign Affairs, with Loren Landau and Caroline Wanjiku Kihato);
"Trump is wrong. Norwegian immigrants are not better than Haitians for the US economy." (2018 CNBC commentary, with Cindy Huang).
Immigration to America is down. Wages are up; The Trump administration bars Haitians from visas for low-skilled work; How much you earn depends largely on where you live; European countries should make it easier for refugees to work
New York Times