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School of Economic Sciences | WSU Joseph Patten


  • PhD in Economics, Washington State University, Expected May 2021
  • MS in Computer Science, Washington State University, Expected May 2021
  • B.S. in Kinesiology, Brigham Young University, 2012

Fields of Interest

  • Economics of Education
  • Sports Economics

Works in Progress

  • Impacts of Community College Spending and Tuition on For-Profit 2-year Colleges
  • Uncertainty of Outcome and Superstar Effect on Esports Viewership
  • Drought and Herd Composition in Tanzania


  • Causal Inference
  • Machine Learning
  • Statistics
  • Data Visualization (d3.js)
  • Languages/Frameworks: Python, R, Stata, SQL, Spark, Git


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Contact Info:


Office Location:

205C Hulbert Hall
School of Economic Sciences
Washington State University
Pullman, WA 99164-6210