Giulia La Mattina

Giulia La Mattina is an Associate Professor of Economics at the University of South Florida and a Research Fellow at IZA. Her fields of research are development economics and labor economics. Her current research interests are in the economics of the family and gender. She holds a Ph.D. in Economics from Boston University, and a B.Sc. and M.Sc. in Economics from Bocconi University.

David Mitchell

David Mitchell serves as the Distinguished Professor of Political Economy at Ball State University and the director of the Institute for the Study of Political Economy. Before starting at Ball State University, he taught at the University of Central Arkansas, St. Mary’s College of California, and the University of South Alabama. I was a visiting scholar in the finance department at National Dong Hua University in Taiwan from 2017-2018.

Moiz Bhai

Moiz Bhai is an applied microeconomist with research interests in health, labor, and the economics of education. His recent focus has been on occupational licensing laws especially for for nurse practitioners and how these laws influence health care outcomes. He also focuses on the Medicare Advantage program and how it contributes to equity and efficiency through shaping enrollment and utilization decisions.

Nicholas Wright

Nicholas A. Wright is an Assistant Professor in the Economics Department at Florida International University. His research utilizes experimental and quasi-experimental methods to study policy-relevant issues in education, public health, and development economics. His research agenda can be divided into three different strands (i) evaluating educational programs in developing countries, (ii) examining how light-touched interventions can be leveraged to improve students’ academic outcomes, and (iii) examining the impact of various policies on public health and crime.

Henning Hermes

Henning Hermes is Postdoctoral Researcher and Deputy Director of the Ludwig Erhard ifo Center for Social Market Economy and Institutional Economics at the ifo Institute Munich. His research focuses on Experimental and Behavioral Economics, covering topics in Labor, Education, and Inequality. In one of his current lines of research, he wants to better understand inequality in access to early childcare and the consequences for child development, parental labor market participation, and gender equality.

Xincheng Qiu

Xincheng Qiu in an Assistant Professor at the Department of Economics, W. P. Carey School of Business, Arizona State University. He received his Ph.D. from the Department of Economics, University of Pennsylvania, in May 2023.

Paul Hufe

Paul Hufe is an economist working at the intersection of public, labor, and normative economics.

His research agenda is driven by two main objectives. First, he aims to strengthen the methodological toolkit to quantify the extent of inequality of opportunity in current societies. Second, he studies which circumstantial life factors cause the unequal distribution of life chances.

Anson Zhou

Anson Zhou is an Assistant Professor in Economics at the University of Hong Kong. His research fields are macroeconomics and labor economics, with particular interests in human capital accumulation, fertility, and social mobility.

Anson earned his BEcon&Fin from the University of Hong Kong, an M.A. in Economics from New York University, and a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Ian Fillmore

Ian Fillmore is an Assistant Professor of economics at Washington University in St. Louis. He is interested in the intersection of industrial organization, labor economics, and econometrics. His current areas of research include the economics of education and education markets, the effects of technological change on workers, and optimal taxation.

J. Carter Braxton

J. Carter Braxton is an assistant professor in economics at the University of Wisconsin - Madison. Carter completed his PhD in economics at the University of Minnesota, and has an undergraduate degree in economics from Davidson College. His research interests are in macroeconomics, labor economics, and consumer finance.

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