I am an Assistant Professor of Finance at Yale School of Management. I received my PhD from the Economics Department at Columbia University in May 2020.
My research explores topics in corporate finance, real estate, and empirical macroeconomics. I am particularly interested in the spatial dimensions of firm financing and investment. In another set of projects, I examine the incidence of taxes and financial regulation on real estate markets using administrative data.
I am currently hiring for research assistant work. If you are a Yale undergraduate or graduate student, please see application instructions here.
I uploaded a draft of my new paper, "Property Tax Sales, Private Capital, and Gentrification in the U.S."
New September 2022 draft of "Flip or Flop? Tobin Taxes in the Real Estate Market," joint with Chun-Che Chi & Ming-Jen Lin. This draft extends the structural framework to optimal investor-specific taxes, offers a calibration based on price-rent ratio targeting, and incorporates heterogeneity in investor horizon.
New August 2022 draft of "Place-Based Policies and the Geography of Corporate Investment," joint with Shogo Sakabe. This draft includes new welfare results from spatial bonus depreciation policy.
Public use files (beta version) from my job market paper containing local commercial and residential land price indices for Japan, 1975 -- 2015. Please feel free to reach out with comments, or to let me know if you plan to use the data in your work.