I am pleased to announce that I will be heading to Cincinnati on October 18-20th for the 2018 edition of the Women in Statistics and Data Sciences Conference. I am extremely grateful to the American Statistical Association for selecting me for their travel award. I look forward to presenting my paper "Cost Efficiencies and Upward … Continue reading Women in Statistics and Data Sciences
There are many ways to attempt to answer the question of "What is the optimal size for my business?" Today I will present you with a simple economic model that might help shed light in this conundrum. Suppose you are choosing between three different store fronts: Space x, space y and space z. Individually, they … Continue reading The optimal size to be…
I will be presenting this Friday at The University of Kansas my newest project on "Anticompetitive Effects of Common Ownership on Hospital Prices"
As an educator at the University of Kansas, I developed a number of skills that are highly transferable to life outside of academia, and that's our topic for the day. What goes into preparing a course? Most students take for granted the class they are taken as if the class has always existed and that … Continue reading How teaching prepares you for a non-academic job
I am incredibly happy to announce that not only that my work was mentioned at the AMSTATNEWS Magazine from the American Statistical Association, I was also featured on the cover. If you would like access to the full magazine, click here. I am incredibly grateful to the American Statistical Association (ASA) and for the Women … Continue reading Cover Girl
I am glad to announce my dissertation proposal was presented on December 1st 2017 and approved with Honors!!! A special thanks to my advisor, Dr. Tarun Sabarwal, as well as to my amazing committee members: Dr. David Slusky, Dr. Paul Johnson, Dr. José Azar and Dr. Jianbo Zhang! My dissertation will be looking at some … Continue reading With Honors!!!
Hoje tive a oportunidade de conhecer presidente Juan Manuel Santos da Colômbia. Ele formou em Economia e Administração na KU. Graças a seu sucesso em trazer paz para Colômbia e fazer tratados de cessar-fogo com as FARCs ele recebeu o prêmio Nobel da paz em 2016. Hoje ele recebeu um doutorado honorário da KU. Seu … Continue reading Juan Manuel Santos (Nobel Laureate) at KU
I have just presented my paper Incorporating Cost Efficiencies into Upward Pricing Pressure at the Missouri Valley Economic Association Conference 2017. I received some wonderful feedback and constructive criticism. A special thanks to Prof. Jannett Highfill from Bradley University for her insightful comments. Next presentation will be on November 8th in which I will offer a seminar at The … Continue reading Missouri Valley Economic Association Conference 2017
This past week I had the opportunity to join some of the finest women in the world in a conference organized by the American Statistical Association. I presented my paper "Cross-Market Unilateral Effects of Mergers on Multimarket Oligopolies" and received some valuable feedback and encouragement from attendees. I can't wait to get back to work … Continue reading Women in Statistics and Data Sciences
Limit Pricing is a fascinating yet widely unexplored concept in economics classes. When teaching our students about how monopolists and/or firms with market power make their decision regarding output and prices, it usually follows a simple premise - firms choose the level of output to maximize profits, which occurs where marginal revenue equals marginal cost, … Continue reading Should Antitrust Agencies be Concerned about Limit Pricing?