Daniel Schunk

Daniel Schunk is a professor of public economics at the Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz (Germany), a permanent research fellow at the University of Zurich (Switzerland), and a research professor at the German Institute for Economic Research in Berlin (Germany). His research focuses on experimental and behavioral economics, on economics of education and on public policy and it has been published in economics journals (e.g.

John Eric Humphries

John Eric Humphries is a Cowles Foundation postdoctoral associate at Yale University and will be an assistant professor in economics at Yale University starting in July 2018. His research focuses on topics in labor economics and applied microeconomics. In particular, he studies how educational and career dynamics are affected by public policy. Much of my work considers how policies affect the acquisition of human capital and the role of cognitive and non-cognitive skills in the labor market. 

Jane Cooley Fruehwirth

Jane Cooley Fruehwirth is an Associate Professor in economics at the University of North Carolina. Prior to this, she was a Reader (associate professor) at the University of Cambridge and a fellow of Christ's College. She also spent several years as an assistant professor at the University of Wisconsin. Her research interests include social economics, economics of education and more recently religiosity and mental health.

Fruehwirth received a B.A. wih High Honors, Magna Cum Laude from The College of William and Mary in 2000, and a Ph.D. in Economics from Duke University in 2006.

Pia Pinger

Pia Pinger is Professor in the Department of Economics at the University of Cologne and briq Research Associate. Her main fields of research are education economics, behavioral economics, and applied microeconometrics. The common theme of her research program is human capital and socioeconomic inequalities. She has written papers on educational decision-making, early childhood health, personality and economics, and on the effect of macroeconomic shocks on education and health outcomes.

Milagros Nores

Milagros Nores is an Assistant Research Professor at NIEER, Rutgers University, Graduate School of Education. Her expertise is in early childhood attainment, the economics of education, poverty, and international and comparative education. She runs early childhood studies in the U.S. and Latin America. She holds a Ph.D. in Education and Economics from Columbia University and an Ed.M. in Educational Administration and Social Policy from Harvard University. Dr.

Michael Lovenheim

Michael Lovenheim is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Policy Analysis and Management at Cornell University. Prior to this, he was a Searle Freedom Trust Post-doctoral Scholar at the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research before coming to Cornell. His main areas of work center around empirical issues in the economics of education and local public finance.

Colm Harmon

Colm Harmon is Professor of Economics at the University of Sydney since 2012. Prior to Sydney he was Professor at University College Dublin (UCD) and Director of the UCD Geary Institute. He has held visiting appointments at the Industrial Relations Section at Princeton University, the Australian National University, University College London and the University of Warwick.

Robert Gary-Bobo

Robert Gary-Bobo is Professor of Economics at the University of Paris I Pantheon-Sorbonne and at the Paris School of Economics 2003-2007; currently Professor of Economics at ENSAE (National School of Statistics, France) and researcher at CREST.

He mainly worked on Microeconomic Theory, Game Theory and applications to Public Economics. He recently worked on the Economics of Education, both on theory and applied econometrics.

Dennis Epple

Dennis Epple is Thomas Lord University Professor of Economics at Carnegie Mellon University. He has a Master of Public Affairs from the Woodrow Wilson School and a PhD in Economics from Princeton University. His research focuses on the political economy of state and local governments, household life cycle location choices, the economics of education, and learning by doing.

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