In 2017 I was elected Editor for the New York State Economics Association. (NYSEA)
I did this because it represented a tremendous opportunity, and being elected also felt like an honor, despite the fact that I believe I ran uncontested.
It's hard to say no to things as a junior faculty member. The nature of junior faculty life is also such that you get ample time to scheme, and this can lead you down all sorts of rabbit holes.
The previous Editor, Bill O'Dea @ Oneonta, provided big shoes to fill.
That said, there were numerous opportunities to improve the visibility of the journal.
So far, I have done the following:
The Fall 2019 issue of the New York Economic Review is available by clicking here!
I'm super pleased to announce that my article with a dear friend and colleague Alex McQuoid has been published in Applied Economics!
We have a few free copies that can be accessed if you click here. At some point this link will no longer provide free copies, a pre-print version can be found here on ResearchGate and embedded in the post below.
This blog is a therapeutic outlet for me to write about life on the tenure track in economics.