Hillel Rapoport

Hillel Rapoport is Professor of Economics at the Paris School of Economics, University Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne, and a research fellow at IZA, CESifo, Harvard Center for International Development, the Kiel Institute for the World Economy, CEPII and EUI's Migration Policy Center. A member of Bar-Ilan University’s Economic Department until 2013, he also held visiting positions at Stanford University (in 2001-03) and at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government (in 2009-11).

Avi Goldfarb

Avi Goldfarb is the Ellison Professor of Marketing at the Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto. He is a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research and a Senior Editor at Marketing Science. Previously, he has served in editorial roles at the Journal of Economics and Management Strategy, the International Journal of Industrial Organization, and Management Science. His research focuses on understanding the opportunities and challenges of the digital economy.

Norberto Pignatti

Norberto Pignatti is a Professor and Head of the Energy and Environment Policy Research Center at the International School of Economics - Tbilisi. Before becoming part of ISET resident faculty in 2009 he worked at the Development Centre of the OECD in Paris, at the World Bank in Washington D.C. and at the University of Bologna. He currently teaches Economics of Energy Markets, Cost-Benefit Analysis and Program Evaluation in the second year of ISET Master Program.

Hanzhe Zhang

Hanzhe Zhang has been an Assistant Professor in the Department of Economics at Michigan State University since August 2015.  His research and teaching interests are microeconomics, matching theory, game theory, labor economics, and family economics. In particular, he is interested in price-theoretical and game-theoretical analyses of human capital investments and their consequences in the labor market and the marriage market.

Zhang received a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Chicago in 2015 and a B.A. and an M.A. from the University of Pennsylvania in 2010.

Fabian Kosse

Fabian Kosse is Professor of Economics at LMU Munich and Research Affiliate at the Institute of Behavior and Inequality (briq). Prior to this, he was a Postdoctoral Research Associate at the Institute for Applied Microeconomics (University of Bonn). His main fields of interests are economics and psychology, and applied microeconomics.

He received a Ph.D. in Economics from the Bonn Graduate School of Economics (BGSE). Previously, he studied Economics and Management at the University of Mannheim and the University of Miami.

Barbara Wolfe

Barbara Wolfe is the Richard A. Easterlin Professor of Economics, Population Health Sciences, and Public Affairs and Faculty Affiliate at the Institute for Research on Poverty at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Her research focuses broadly on poverty and health issues.

Ian Coxhead

Ian Coxhead is an economist at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He specializes in the study of growth, trade and development, with a regional focus on the emerging and transitional economies of Asia. His research is focused on labor markets, migration and educational choices as the primary mechanisms through which individuals and households in such economies are affected by and respond to changes in economic conditions emanating from policy reform, globalization and real global shocks.

Shuaizhang Feng

Shuaizhang Feng is Professor and Dean of the Institute for Economic and Social Research at Jinan University, Guangzhou China. He is also a Research Fellow at IZA since December 2008. He received his Ph.D. in economics from Cornell University in 2006. He has published in journals such as American Economic Review, Proceedings of National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, Review of Economics and Statistics, and Journal of Business and Economic Statistics.

Josh Kinsler

Josh Kinsler is an Assistant Professor in the Economics Department at the University of Georgia. Professor Kinsler’s research is focused on the economics of education, both at the primary and secondary levels. At the primary school level, Professor Kinsler has examined the robustness of common value-added models for evaluating teacher effectiveness, racial disparities in school discipline, and the impact of discipline on student and school outcomes. In higher education, Prof.

Nicola Fuchs-Schündeln

Nicola Fuchs-Schündeln is professor for Macroeconomics and Development at Goethe University Frankfurt. Prior to joining the faculty of Goethe University in 2009, she was an assistant professor at Harvard University. Her research focuses on the analysis of household saving and labor supply behavior, labor market integration, and the endogeneity of preferences. She has published among others in the American Economic Review and the Quarterly Journal of Economics. Nicola Fuchs-Schündeln is a member of the Scientific Advisory Board of the German Federal Ministry of Finance.