Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management
New Zealand Association of Economists
Western Economic Association
Economics of Education
Current Research Projects:
“Wage Effects of Time to Baccalaureate Degree in the United States,” with Melissa Binder
“Merit Aid Scholarships and Human Capital Production in STEM: Evidence from New Mexico”
“Wage and Employment Effects of the Legal Arizona Workers Act,” with Andrew Gill
“Is Losing Merit Aid a ‘Death Sentence’ for Students? Evidence from New Mexico’s Flagship University,” with Melissa Binder and Gail Pacheco
“Repeat Offenders and Repeated Victimization: a Look into their Determinants and Relationship to One Another,” with Gail Pacheco
Erwin, Christopher, and Melissa Binder. “Does Broad-Based Merit Aid Improve College Completion? Evidence from New Mexico's Lottery Scholarship.” Education Finance and Policy (forthcoming).
López, N., Erwin, C., Binder, M., & Chavez, M. J. (2018). Making the invisible visible: advancing quantitative methods in higher education using critical race theory and intersectionality. Race, Ethnicity and Education, 21(2), 180-207.
Graduate Student Excellence Award, University of New Mexico, 2018
Gerald Boyle Memorial Prize in Public Economics, University of New Mexico, 2016
Doctoral Conference Presentation Award, University of New Mexico, 2016