Inferring Inequality: Testing for Median-Preserving Spreads in Ordinal Data
With Ramses Abul Naga and Gaston Yalonetzky. We devise formal statistical tests of the hypothesis that G is not an MPS of F. Rejection of this hypothesis enables the conclusion that G is robustly more unequal than F. R&R in Econometric Reviews.
Deterring bribery with Scotch Hold 'em Poker
With Andrew Clausen. We develop a novel tool for deterring bribes in the classic principal-monitor-agent problem.
Optimal Marine Plastic Abatement
With Nicola Beaumont, Tobias Börger, James Clark, Nick Hanley, Robert Johnston, Keila Meginnis, and Frans de Vries. We estimate the economics gains from an international agreement for marine plastic pollution.
I study incentive design with a principal, an agent, and two monitors, in an environment where the players can write side-contracts to destroy evidence about the agent’s behaviour.
Reintroducing Wolves to Scotland
Policy brief. What are the costs and benefits of reintroducing wolves to Scotland?