Nirav Mehta is an assistant professor of Economics at the University of Western Ontario. He is a labor economist who studies topics in education and health. Mehta is currently studying the effects of social interactions, school choice, ability tracking, teacher incentive schemes, and contracting in health care.
Juan Pantano is a Senior Research Associate at the Center for the Economics of Human Development. He was previously an assistant professor in the Department of Economics at Washington University in St.Louis. His research spans several areas in empirical microeconomics, with particular interest in family economics and the economics of fertility. He is a member of the American Economic Association, The Econometric Society and the Population Association of America.
Antonio Merlo is the George A. Peterkin Professor and department chair of economics at Rice University. He was previously the Lawrence R. Klein Professor of Economics and the Director of the Penn Institute for Economic Research (PIER) at the University of Pennsylvania. He is a Research Fellow of CEPR and CESifo and a Research Associate of NBER. Before joining the Economics faculty at the University of Pennsylvania, Professor Merlo taught at the University of Minnesota and New York University.
Michael Keane is Nuffield Professor of Economics at Oxford University. His current research interests include: labor economics, empirical microeconomics, econometrics, consumer choice behavior, and marketing.
Keane received a B.S. in Economics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and an M.A. and Ph.D. in Economics from Brown University.
Professor Behrman is William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor of Economics at the University of Pennsylvania and a Research Associate at Penn’s Population Studies Center. He also serves as the Economics/Social Science member of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)/National Institute of Child Health and Development (NICHD) National Advisory Council.