Xu Lin is an Assistant Professor of Economics at Wayne State University. Her research fields include Econometrics, Labor Economics and Health Economics. She is particularly interested in theoretical specifications and estimations of spatial autoregressive models, as well as empirical applications of theses models to analyze social interaction effects in a variety of behaviors and outcomes. Prior to joining Wayne State University, she was an Assistant Professor of Economics at Tsinghua University, P.R.China.
Jan Stuhler is Assistant Professor at the Department of Economics at Universidad Carlos II de Madrid, Research Affiliate at the Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA), the Centre for Research and Analysis of Migration (CReAM), and Visiting Researcher at the Swedish Institute for Social Research (SOFI).
His research focuses on applied microeconomics, with recent work on intergenerational mobility and a focus is on measurement and interpretation. He also works on migration, with particular attention to its effect on local labor markets.
Rusty Tchernis is a Professor of Economics in the Andrew Young School of Policy Studies at Georgia State University. He is also a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) and a Research Fellow at the Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA). His primary areas of research are Applied Econometrics, Health Economics, and Labor Economics. Within these fields he is interested in program evaluation, spatial econometrics, and Bayesian methods, as well as the economics of childhood obesity.
Jeffrey Smith is the Paul T. Heyne Professor of Economics and Richard Meese Professor of Applied Econometrics at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He was previously Professor of Economics and Public Policy at the University of Michigan. From 1994 to 2001 he was on the faculty at the University of Western Ontario and from 2001 to 2005 he was on the faculty at the University of Maryland. His research centers on experimental and non-experimental methods for the evaluation of interventions, with particular application to social and educational programs.
Mark Rosenzweig is the Frank Altschul Professor of International Economics and director of the Economic Growth Center at Yale University. He taught previously at Harvard University, the University of Pennsylvania, and the University of Minnesota. He has made seminal contributions to understanding economic development by combining theory with shrewd empirical work, with the latter focused mainly in South Asia and China.
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 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 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 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 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.