His research encompasses the fields of macroeconomics and labor economics, focusing on the quantitative study of labor markets (employment, unemployment, vacancies, human capital accumulation and destruction, the determination of wages, worker mobility across jobs and occupations, and the behavior of these variables over the business cycle) using dynamic general equilibrium models developed mostly in the field of macroeconomics.
Associate Professor, University of Pennsylvania, July 2011 - present.
Awards and Fellowships
- Excellence in Refereeing Award, American Economic Review, 2012.
- TM Brown Thesis Prize for best doctoral dissertation in Economics, UWO, 2005.
- Review of Economic Studies European Meetings (REStud Tour), 2003.
- Special University Scholarship, University of Western Ontario, 1997-2002.
- International Graduate Student Scholarship, University of Western Ontario, 1997-2002.
- Graduate Teaching Assistantship, University of Western Ontario, 1997-2002.
- Edmund S. Muskie Fellowship, Vanderbilt University, 1995-1997.
- University Tuition Scholarship, Vanderbilt University, 1995-1996.
- Award for the Best Thesis in Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia in 1995.
- University Scholarship, Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia, 1991-1995.