About me: I am an incoming Assistant Professor at the UC Berkeley School of Law and current postdoctoral fellow at UC Berkeley’s Center for Law, Economics, and Politics. I study how legal institutions shape social and economic inequality, from domestic and comparative perspectives.
Research interests (law): law of democracy, crime/criminal justice, law and inequality, local government, race and the law
Research interests (social science): economic history, political economy, development, labor
Right-to-Carry Laws and Violent Crime: A Comprehensive Assessment, Journal of Empirical Legal Studies (2019) (with John J. Donohue and Kyle Webber) [Link]
The Impact of Right-to-Carry Laws and the NRC Report: Lessons for the Empirical Evaluation of Law and Policy, American Law and Economics Review (2011) (w/ John J. Donohue and Alex Zhang) [Link]