I am an Assistant Professor in Agricultural Economics at Colorado State University.

My current research focuses on U.S. agricultural workers, who offer a unique opportunity to examine many interesting economic questions. This work has direct implications for U.S. agricultural producers and can be extended to many other contexts. Many agricultural tasks have easily observed output, making these workers an ideal population to answer questions about factors that affect worker productivity. Further, U.S. agricultural workers are primarily comprised of low-income, immigrant workers, making them a relevant study population for the effects of U.S. welfare and immigration policy.

Upcoming Presentations:

  • Farm Labor: Demand, Supply, and Markets. March 19, 2020 in Davis, CA. Issues: Farm Worker Health and Safety.
  • Production and Operations Management Society Annual Conference. April 24, 2020 in Minneapolis, MN. Policy Implications on Food and Agribusiness Supply Chains. Conference website