Bobby is an applied microeconomist with specialties in labor, education, and health. He received his Ph.D. in Economics at Clemson University. He is now an Assistant Professor of Economics at St. Bonaventure University. He is also a research affiliate at the HCEO Global Working Group and CSOR research center. Before joining St. Bonaventure, he was a postdoctoral research fellow in the School of Labor and Employment Relations at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign.
Bobby’s work includes occupational licensing, peer effects, and hospital networks. His research has been featured in quality outlets such as the Review of Economics and Statistics, Journal of Health Economics, Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Labour Economics, Economic Inquiry, British Journal of Industrial Relations, China Economic Review, and AEA Papers & Proceedings.