Hi and welcome to my website! I am a PhD student in Economics at Stanford University. My research interests are in macroeconomics, finance and real estate.

I will be a postdoctoral fellow at Harvard University 2023-2025 and will join the Institute for International Economic Studies at Stockholm University as an Assistant Professor in fall 2024.

You can reach me at higginsb[at]stanford[dot]edu.


Working papers

Racial Segmentation in the US Housing Market (Job market paper)
Paper (2023)

Savings and Consumption Responses to Persistent Income Shocks
(with Terry O’Malley and Fang Yao)
Paper (2022), Slides

Mortgage Borrowing Limits and House Prices: Evidence from a Policy Change in Ireland
Paper (2021), Slides