Eric is a PhD Candidate in the Department of Economics at the University of Michigan and a predoctoral trainee at the Population Studies Center (PSC). His main research fields are labor and public economics. He has also conducted research on topics in industrial organization and economic demography.
One of his recent papers explores the consequences of growing up in a disadvantaged neighborhood by examining long-run outcomes of children who moved from public housing due to building demolition. This research received the 2015 Parker Prize by the Department of Economics, which is awarded annually for outstanding research in the area of labor economics and human resources.