BSc (De La Salle); MSc (Illinois); MA Stat; PhD (North Carolina State)
Areas of specialization: Macroeconomics; Monetary economics; Applied econometrics
My research focuses on household expenditure behavior. I am particularly interested in examining the response of consumption to income changes at the aggregate and household level.
I earned my MS in policy economics from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and then MS in statistics and PhD in economics from North Carolina State University in Raleigh. My research and teaching interests are in macroeconomics, monetary economics, and applied econometrics. I teach macroeconomics both at the undergraduate and graduate level. In 2006 and 2011, I served in the role of Associate Chair for Undergraduate Studies in the Department of Economics. I will continue to advise economics students on their academic plan.