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I am a fourth year PhD student at Columbia Business School. My research interests include the future of work, industrial relations, hiring, and causal inference
Before graduate school, I worked as a research associate at the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco and at Innovations for Poverty Action. I studied mathematics and economics at CUNY Queens College as a member of the Macaulay Honors College.
2019 - "CULTURE OF TRUST AND DIVISION OF LABOR IN NONHIERARCHICAL TEAMS"
Strategic Management Journal, joint with Stephan Meier and Matthew Stephenson.
Firms exhibit heterogeneity in size, productivity, and internal structure, and this is true even within the same industry. Our paper provides evidence of a link between an organization's culture—specifically the trust environment—and its level of specialization. We show experimentally that exogenously‐imposed culture endogenously leads to variation in organizational form. We prime trust and demonstrate that the level of trust within an organization affects division of labor and consequently productivity in nonhierarchical teams. This evidence is consistent with a cross‐country link between trust and the division of labor that we observe in data from the European Social Survey.
Columbia Business School
PhD Candidate - Management (Strategy)
2017 - present
Queens College, City University of New York
Member of Macaulay Honors College (full tuition scholarship)
Valedictorian of Class of 2014
“Agency and workplace diversity: Evidence from a two-sided audit” with Bo Cowgill. Available online at
WORK IN PROGRESS
"Causal inference for hiring decisions" with Bo Cowgill
"Mario meets AI: The intra-organizational effects of automation" with Fabrizio Dell'Acqua and Bruce Koguut
"Unionization is contagious: Evidence from close elections"