Martha Bailey

Martha Bailey is a Professor of Economics and a Research Professor at the Population Studies Center at the University of Michigan. She is also a Faculty Research Fellow at the National Bureau of Economic Research. Prior to joining the University of Michigan economics faculty, she was a scholar in the Robert Wood Johnson Health Policy Program. She has served on the editorial board at the Journal of Economic History and currently serves on the board of editors at the Journal of Economic Literature and Demography.

Noam Yuchtman

Noam Yuchtman is an Assistant Professor at the Haas School of Business at UC-Berkeley and a Faculty Research Fellow at the NBER. He received a PhD in economics at Harvard University, where he studied labor economics and economic history. Noam's research is focused on educational institutions, legal institutions, political economy, and historical development. He has studied these topics in contexts ranging from Victorian England to medieval Europe, to Imperial China, and also in contemporary settings.

Hoyt Bleakley

Hoyt Bleakley is an Associate Professor of Economics at the University of Michigan. He studies economic development, human capital, economic history, economic geography, and international macroeconomics. This has led him to do research ranging from the eradication of tropical diseases to language skills and immigration. He is also Research Associate Professor at the Institute for Survey Research and a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research.