Selected Research


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Musicology (see all):

  • Leonard Bernstein's Doodles: Reading Outside the Lines at the Library of Congress. (Journal of the Society for American Music 3(1), (2009), pp. 26-33. (As an appendix to Leonard Bernstein's Jewish Boston: Cross-Disciplinary Research in the Classroom by Carol J. Oja and Kay Kaufman Shelemay.)) (Originally presented as "Leonard Bernstein's Doodles: Grasping Genius Through Graphology" at Leonard Bernstein, Boston to Broadway: Concerts and Symposia at Harvard University, October 14, 2006.)

Current Grants and Fellowships: Star Family Challenge for Promising Scientific Research Grant: "Computer Vision-Automated Surveys for Urban Science and Economic Development" [with E. L. Glaeser, R. Hanna, B. Olken, and N. Naik] (2016-2017), Radcliffe Exploratory Seminar Grant: "Predictive Cities: Leveraging New Data and Methods to Improve Urban Quality of Life" [with E. L. Glaeser, M. Luca, and M. B. Weiss] (2016-2017), NSF Science of Science and Innovation Policy (SciSIP) Grant: "Assessing the Impact of Non-Practicing Entities on U.S. Innovation" [with L. Cohen and U. G. Gurun] (2015-present), NSF Social and Economic Sciences (SES) Grant: "Preferences in Matching Market Design" (2015-present), NSF Interface between Computer Science and Economics & Social Sciences (ICES) Grant: "Understanding the Roles of Intermediaries in Matching Markets" [with E. Budish, A. Hortaçsu, and N. Immorlica] (2012-present), William F. Milton Fund Grant (2014-2015)

Current Affiliations: Harvard Society of Fellows, Harvard Department of Economics, Harvard Business School, Harvard Center of Mathematical Sciences and Applications, Harvard Center for Research on Computation and Society, National Bureau of Economic Research, Human Capital and Economic Opportunity Working Group

Selected Awards: Star Family Prize for Excellence in Advising (2016), Center for Excellence in Education Alumni Award for Outstanding Achievement in STEM and Business (2013), Third Place in Romanian Institute of Science and Technology "Best PhD Thesis in Computational Game Theory" Competition (2011), Yahoo! Key Scientific Challenges Program Selectee (2010), AMS-MAA-SIAM Frank and Brennie Morgan Prize for Outstanding Research in Mathematics by an Undergraduate Student (2010), George Caspar Homans Prize (2009), Thomas Temple Hoopes Prize (2009), First Place American Mathematical Society Karl Menger Prize (2005)