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Robert Lantis

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Robert Lantis

Economics Doctoral Student

I am a 5th year Ph.D. student in the Department of Economics at Purdue University. As an undergraduate, I received an Economics (B.S.) from Purdue University as well.

My primary research interests are in labor economics . My job market paper focuses on estimating the effect that peer ability has on a student's study habits, and on their academic performance as well. I was awarded the Purdue Research Foundation Grant in 2012-2013 for this paper. A second paper addresses how the effect of peer ability varies within and between races. A third paper which is a joint work with Brittany Teahan estimates the effects that unemployment benefit generosity has on an individual's alcohol use and abuse following unemployment.

In addition to my research interests I have taught Principles of Microeconomics and recitation for Introduction to Economic Principles. I earned the Krannert Award for Outstanding Teaching for both courses.

Contact Information:
Robert Lantis Krannert Building
403 W. State Street
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2056

Cell Phone: (269) 338-4994
Email: rlantis@purdue.edu

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