Economics & Complex Networks and Systems
David is currently an Economics PhD candidate and a PhD student in Complex Networks and Systems. He completed his BA in Economics and Mathematics from the State University of New York at Geneseo in 2017. His research focuses on understanding the economic impacts of transportation, infrastructure, and technology vis-à-vis patterns of international trade. David’s job market paper analyzes the effects and welfare consequences of the 2016 Panama Canal expansion. David is also working on modeling the propagation and dynamic effects of carbon taxes on maritime shipping networks. Outside of IU, David has worked as a consultant for the World Bank’s Transport Global Practice and as a research associate for a shipping-market management-consulting firm. If he’s not on campus, you can find David exploring the trails and caves of southern Indiana.