Works in Progress (by subject area)
"Oil prices, oil output, and fertility rates in ND counties."
I attempt to separate the effects of oil prices and oil output on the fertility rates in North Dakota counties. (Presented at PAA Conference Session 110, April 2019).
"Individual and Partner Employment type and household fertility" (with Dara Morehouse)
We investigate the effect of different household employment options on fertility outcomes for households in the United States (Presented at WEAI Conference, Session 190, June 2018.)
"Family violence and Demographics" (with Thomasine Heitkamp)
This paper combines interviews examining the issue of family violence and social infrastructure with economic and demographic variables and analysis with attention to the demands placed upon, and implications for the performance of, the social work profession/industry.
Budget and Fiscal Matters
"Cross Border Effects and Discretionary Spending" (with Dana Harsell)
This paper uses discretionary spending items to evaluate the competitive responses of budgeting across state lines.