NEW: "Business exit during the COVID-19 pandemic: Non-traditional measures in historical context," with Leland D. Crane, Aaron Flaaen, Adrian Hamins-Puertolas, and Christopher Kurz. FEDS working paper #2020-089.


I am an economist at the Federal Reserve Board of Governors. My research focuses on entrepreneurship, firm dynamics, and macroeconomics. I am also a member of the Conference on Research in Income and Wealth (CRIW).

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