Employment

  • Present 2010

    Assistant Professor of Economics

    Webster University Geneva, George Herbert Walker School of Business and Technology

  • Present 2015

    Chercheur Associée

    GATE Lyon Saint-Etienne (Groupe d'Analyse et de Théorie Economique, CNRS)

  • 2010 2009

    Research Associate

    Florida State University, Institute for Energy Systems, Economics, and Sustainability

  • 2009 2006

    Quinn Fellow in Experimental Economics

    Florida State University, xs/fs Laboratory

  • 2006 2005

    Economist

    United States Bureau of Labor Statistics, Division of Industry Productivity

Education

  • Ph.D. 2009

    Ph.D. in Economics

    Florida State University

  • M.S.2004

    Master of Science in Economics

    Florida State University

  • B.A.1999

    Bachelor of Arts in Economics

    Florida State University

Awards and Grants

  • 2015
    Programme Avenir Lyon Saint-Etienne - Management Economie Lyon St Etienne (PALSE - MAELYSE) Project Grant, with Marie Claire Villeval (CNRS GATE, University of Lyon), David Cooper (Florida State University), & EMLyon Business School
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    PALSE - MAELYSE awarded funds for a longitudinal study of entrepreneurship using techniques of experimental economics, which aims to study if there are specific characteristics that can predict an entrepreneur’s success over time.
  • 2014
    The Einaudi Institute for Economics and Finance (EIEF) Grant, with Marcello Puca (University of Italian Switzerland - USI) & Simone M. Sepe (The University of Chicago School of Law, Toulouse IAST)
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    EIEF awarded funds for the project entitled, "Collective decision making when communication is costly." This research examines how decisions in small groups are altered when choosing to communicate to with other group members bears a cost.
  • 2012
    The International Foundation for Research in Experimental Economics (IFREE) Grant, with Marco Pagnozzi (University of Naples Federico II, CSEF)
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    IFREE Small Grants Program has awarded funds for the project entitled, "An Experimental Analysis of Speculation and Strategic Demand Reduction in Multi-Object Auctions." This work investigates how bidders with zero-use value make entry and bidding decisions in a multi-object auction with post-auction resale markets.
  • 2010-2013
    Webster University Geneva Grant
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    Faculty Research Grants which supported the following papers: "Multi-Object Auctions with Resale: An Experimental Analysis," with Marco Pagnozzi (University of Naples Federico II, CSEF); and "The Impact of Beliefs on Effort in Telecommuting Teams," with Glenn Dutcher (Ohio University).
  • 2007-2009
    Florida State University Fellowship, Grant, & Teaching Award
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    1. Brim Dissertation Fellowship awarded by the Department of Economics which supported the completion of my dissertation research, "Auctions with Resale" during the 2008-2009 Academic Year.
    2. Dissertation Research Grant awarded by The Graduate School - Feb. 2008
    3. Charles E. Rockwood Graduate Student Teaching Award, Department of Economics, Dec. 2007
  • 2008
    Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation Fellowship
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    Summer Intensive PhD Seminar in Entrepreneurship, June 2008
  • 2006
    U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Recognition and Achievement Awards
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    The Instant Recognition Award and the Achievement Recognition Award were awarded in Aug. 2006 for my work on capital productivity.