I am a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Economics at Duke University. My research interests are urban economics, public economics, and development economics.

My job market paper uses linked censuses from Scotland, housing sales, and detailed neighborhood amenities data to investigate how religious exposure in childhood affects preference for diversity in residential location choice as adults. I find that religious homophily is the strongest for low income individuals with Roman Catholic and other religion backgrounds in Glasgow, Scotland. The heterogeneity in religious preferences contributes to inequality across religious backgrounds as reflected in average neighborhood income.

I will join Bates White Economic Consulting as an economist in Fall 2020.