This is a personal website to showcase my academic projects, op-eds, and creative writing.
The CARES Act provided supplemental unemployment insurance benefits of $600 a week to all workers who qualify for benefits. These benefits expire at the end of July. Should this supplement be extended? The CARES act unemployment insurance should … [Continue reading] about CARES Act — should congress continue benefits after July 31st?
This is the final project for Econometrics Class Does the size of a site determine the quality of water management? I study determinants of overwatering for commercial and public sites in Northern California. I investigate how total landscaped … [Continue reading] about Does Having More Make You Use Less? Scarcity Effects on Water Use
Brooke Whitcomb Motivation is difficult, and it's hard to stick to a plan. How should a person optimize a plan to make better decisions? In their paper, "Paying Not to Go to the Gym", DellaVigna and Malmender find that gym members who pay $70 per … [Continue reading] about Paying Not To Go to the Gym
This is my proposal for research on Food Waste Reduction strategies at Davidson College. My proposal was accepted and implemented in the Spring of 2020. The final research was not completed due to Covid-19. … [Continue reading] about Comparing Different Food Waste Reduction Strategies at College Dining Services
This paper is my final project in my introduction stats class Abstract This study focuses on the relationship between descriptive social norms and pro-environmental behavior. I evaluate visual cues in the form of the fullness of a … [Continue reading] about The Effect of Social Norms on Pro-Environmental Sorting Trash Behavior