David Cesarini

David Cesarini is Associate Professor of Economics at the Center of Experimental Social Science, New York University and co-director of the Social Science Genetic Association Consortium (SSGAC), a research infrastructure developed to facilitate collaborative genetic association analyses of social-science outcomes. His work spans several areas, including health economics, labor economics, economics and psychology, and social-science genetics.

Cesarini received a Ph.D. in Economics from the Massachusets Institute of Technology in 2010.

Magne Mogstad

Magne Mogstad is an assistant professor at the University of Chicago. His research focuses on applied microeconomics, mostly in the areas of labor economics, public economics, and economic inequality. Mogstad spent a few years as a researcher at Statistics Norway and as an assistant professor at University College London.

Mogstad received a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Oslo in 2008. 

Richard Robb

Richard Robb is Professor of Professional Practice at Columbia University's School of International & Public Affairs and CEO of the investment management firm, Christofferson, Robb & Company (CRC).

Robb received a B.A. from Duke University in 1981 and a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Chicago in 1985.

Michela Tincani

Michela Tincani is a Lecturer (Assistant Professor) at University College London, and a Research Fellow at the Institute for Fiscal Studies. Tincani is an empirical microeconomist interested in social inequalities. Her papers combine administrative microdata and quasi-experimental data variation with insights from applied microeconomic theory (dynamic decision-making, general equilibrium, and game theoretic models of social interactions). In ongoing work, she is collecting data on a large randomized experiment on education policy. This approach has two goals.

Hideo Akabayashi

Hideo Akabayashi is a Professor of Economics at Keio University. His research areas are in economics of education and family economics. His publications include an economic theory of child development and empirical investigations concerning the effects of class size and private school vouchers in Japan.

Nabil Al-Najjar

Nabil Al-Najjar is the John L. and Helen Kellog Professor of Managerial Economics and Decision Sciences and Chair of the MEDS department. His research focuses on game theory and decision making under ambiguity. More recently, he studied collective decisions in environments with fundamental or scientific uncertainty (such as uncertainties about climate change, medical treatments, and national security). He designed and taught programs for the leadership of the FBI, and medical organizations such as the American Orthopedic Association and the Radiology Leadership Institute.

Jason Fletcher

Jason Fletcher is a professor of public affairs at the University of Wisconsin–Madison. A specialist in health economics, economics of education and child and adolescent health policy, Fletcher focuses his research on examining social network effects on adolescent education and health outcomes, combining genetics and social science research, estimating long-term consequences of childhood mental illness, and child and adolescent mental health policy.

Joel Kaiyuan Han

Joel Kaiyuan Han is an Assistant Professor of Economics at Quinlan School of Business, Loyola University Chicago.  As an undergraduate, he assisted in research on labor and education economics at the Economic Research Center.

His general research interests are in public economics, empirical microeconomics, and social interactions. His current research covers topics of neighborhood change and its effects on resident children, with a special focus on how parents respond to such changes through parenting behaviors or through neighborhood exit.