I am a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Cambridge, Institute for New Economic Thinking. I graduated from Columbia University in 2014 with a PhD in Economics. I previously studied at École Polytechnique in Paris.

My research interests are in applied macroeconomics and economic history, especially the effects on the labor market and the occupational structure of technology adoption: computers, electricity, and steam power.

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The Labor Market Consequences of Electricity Adoption: Concrete Evidence from the Great Depression

Paper Working paper | | Feb 2015

When the adoption of a new labor‐saving technology increases labor productivity, it is an open question whether the economy adjusts in the medium‐term by decreasing employment or increasing output. This paper studies the effects of cheaper electricity on the labor market during the Great Depression.