I haven’t been doing a great job of blogging this semester for a variety of reasons (grad school is busy, life is hard, writing isn’t my highest priority in ...
If you only want to read a few posts of mine, I recommend the following:
- These three posts (one, two, three), chronicle how I chose to go to graduate school; I talk about my thoughts on values, working, choices, and much more. While it is a long journey (about 14,000 words total), if you read these posts, you'll have a good sense of who I am as a person.
- To see my teaching style (no posts on my pedagogical philosophy yet), you can read posts where I talk about quasi-experimental methods and tau.
- For some random fun posts, read about running dormspam-the-game (which I ran with Whitney!), chalkboards, and whiteboards.
Many of my blogs are hosted on MIT Admissions.
Some of you may have heard the news already, but if you haven’t: on Monday, Joshua Angrist, the Ford International Professor of Economics at MIT, won the Nob...
Over the summer, I’ve centered on a fear that I have in graduate school — the idea that people will judge me solely based on my research, and nothing else.
This summer, I’m trying to do non-academic preparation for grad school. This means that I’m not trying to read papers, or study ahead in textbooks, etc. Inst...