My Research

My research program is situated at the intersection of monetary and political economics. A theme that runs throughout my research is that economic policy outcomes are the result of interest group activity conditioned by the set of incentives and constraints generated by the political institutions within which this activity takes place. This approach has guided my research on monetary history, the constitutional political economy of alternative monetary regimes, and the organization of political institutions. 

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My Teaching Philosophy

There are three guiding principles that form the foundation of my pedagogical approach. The first is that students should be exposed to material beyond that found in textbooks. Next, critical engagement with a diverse set of ideas is a necessary part of the learning process. And third, it takes varied iterations of core concepts to ensure that students achieve the learning objectives associated with their course of study.

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