Arianna Zanolini

Arianna Zanolini is an impact evaluation expert working at the intersection between economics and public health in resource limited settings. She has a specific interest in maternal and child health, particularly early childhood development, and in HIV policies. She is currently based in Zambia, where she has been living since 2012. During her time in Zambia, Dr.

Junjian Yi

Junjian Yi is an Assistant Professor in Economics at the National University of Singapore. Prior to this, he was a post-doctoral scholar in the Department of Economics at the University of Chicago. Yi focuses on both theoretically and empirically analyzing family behaviors and human capital.

Yi received both M.Phil. and Ph.D. degrees in Economics from Chinese University of Hong Kong in 2007 and 2011, respectively, supervised by Prof. Junsen Zhang and an M.A. in Economics from Zhejiang University in 2005.

Alessandra Voena

Alessandra Voena is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Economics and the University of Chicago. Prior to moving to Chicago, she was a Giorgio Ruffolo Fellow in the Sustainability Science Program at Harvard's Kennedy School of Government. Her research focuses on economics of the family, labor economics, and development economics. While at Stanford, she was a Graduate Dissertation Fellow at the Michelle R. Clayman Institute for Gender Studies and was selected to participate in the May 2011 Review of Economic Studies European Tour.

Margaret Triyana

Margaret Triyana is Visiting Assistant Professor at the Keough School of Global Affairs at the University of Notre Dame. She was previously Assistant Professor at the Nanyang Technological University. Her research focuses on two main themes. The first theme concentrates on early life conditions and human capital outcomes in developing countries. Her projects range from analyzing the effects of in-utero interventions to early life pollution. The second theme focuses on health inequality in developing countries.

Sean Sylvia

Sean Sylvia is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Health Policy and Management at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. His research focuses on the design and evaluation of health interventions and policies in China. In recent projects he has studied performance-based incentives for providers, school-based health and nutrition programs, early childhood development interventions, and the measurement of and interventions to improve the quality of primary care.

Sylvia received his Ph.D. from the University of Maryland in 2014.

Javaeria Qureshi

Javaeria Qureshi is an Assistant Professor of Economics at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Her research interests lie in the economics of education, labor economics and development, with a focus on the interactions between human capital production, gender, and the role of the family.

Martí Mestieri

Martí Mestieri's research lies at the intersection of macroeconomics and development economics. He is particularly interested in human capital acquisition and technology adoption. His research topics include the design of educational systems in the presence of private information and borrowing constraints, the effects of the IT revolution on wage inequality and the pattern of specialization, and the study of the interplay between technology diffusion and economic development.

Costas Meghir

Meghir joined UCL in 1985, where I remained until 2010. He is currently Professor of Economics at Yale University. His research spans a broad set of fields, including family economics, household consumption, savings and labor supply behavior, wage determination and earnings dynamics, educational choice and its effects on wages and individual careers, the impact of quality of education, intergenerational transmission of education and health and the economics of crime.

Rajshri Jayaraman

Raji Jayaraman's research in development and labor economics examines the role of incentives and social preferences on the decisions and performance of students, workers, and consumers. She has examined the effect of incentive pay on worker productivity; school feeding programs on student outcomes; defaults on charitable donations; and immigration on employment. In collaboration with theorists, she has also worked on the identification of peer effects in social interactions models.

Samuel Berlinski

Samuel Berlinski is Principal Economist at the Research Department of the Inter-American Development Bank. Prior to joining the Bank in 2010, he was an Assistant Professor of Economics at University College London and previously held appointments at Universidad de San Andrés and the London School of Economics. His work has appeared in numerous journals including the Journal of Public Economics, Journal of Law and Economics and Economic Development and Cultural Change.

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