PhD, Economics, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, May 2013
MPP, Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs, University of Minnesota, 2009
BA, Economics, The Evergreen State College, 2005
Health Economics, Labor Economics, Economics of Education
Intergenerational Health Transmission, Determinants of Racial Differences in Parenting Practices, Nurse Unionizations and Patient Outcomes
Thompson, O. (2016). “Determinants of Racial Differences in Parenting,” Journal of Political Economy, Forthcoming.
Dube, A., Kaplan, E. and Thompson, O. “Nurse Unions and Patient Outcomes,” Industrial and Labor Relations Review, Forthcoming.
Thompson, O. (2016). Drug Policy and Intergenerational Mobility in the United States. Contemporary Economic Policy, 34(1). 127 – 145.