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I am an Assistant Professor of Economics at the United States Military Academy at West Point, Director of Long-Run Research in the Office of Economic and Manpower Analysis, IZA Research Affiliate, CESifo Research Network Affiliate, and Global Labor Organization Fellow. Starting July 2021, I will be an Assistant Professor of Economics at Brigham Young University. My research interests lie at the intersection of the economics of education, behavioral economics, applied microeconomics, and labor economics. Contact me at richard.patterson@westpoint.edu