Moiz Bhai

Moiz Bhai is an applied microeconomist with research interests in health, labor, and the economics of education. His recent focus has been on occupational licensing laws especially for for nurse practitioners and how these laws influence health care outcomes. He also focuses on the Medicare Advantage program and how it contributes to equity and efficiency through shaping enrollment and utilization decisions.

Martin Garcia-Vazquez

Martin Garcia-Vazquez is a Ph.D. Student at the University of Minnesota. His research lies in Labor Economics broadly defined. His current research topics include Health Economics, Child Development, and the Econometrics of structural models.

Daniel Millimet

Daniel Millimet is the Robert H. and Nancy Dedman Trustee Professor in the Department of Economics at Southern Methodist University and a research fellow at the Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA). His research focuses on the theory and application of microeconometric methods, particularly methods designed to estimate causal effects and deal with measurement error. His applications span a diverse set of topics in labor, environmental, and health economics, as well as international trade.

Stefanie Schurer

Stefanie Schurer is an Associate Professor in the School of Economics at the University of Sydney. Her research interest is the Economics of Human Development. Most of her current projects explore the evolution of skills, preferences, and health over the lifecourse and the role that parents and the public sector play in determining these skills. She is involved in several linked administrative data projects in Australia, evaluating among others the impact of early-life medical care and cash/in-kind transfers on children’s skill development.

Kate Ho

Kate Ho is a Professor of Economics and the Co-director of the Center for Health and Wellbeing at Princeton University. Prior to this, she was an Associate Professor of Economics at Columbia University. Her research focuses on the industrial organization of the medical care market.

Barbara Wolfe

Barbara Wolfe is the Richard A. Easterlin Professor of Economics, Population Health Sciences, and Public Affairs and Faculty Affiliate at the Institute for Research on Poverty at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Her research focuses broadly on poverty and health issues.

Rong Hai

Rong Hai is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Economics at the University of Miami. She was previously a Postdoctoral Scholar at the Center for the Economics of Human Development and Becker Friedman Institute for Research in Economics at University of Chicago from 2013 to 2016.. Her research interests are Public Economics, Labor Economics, Health Economics, and Household Finance.

Hai received a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania in 2013.

Elaine Liu

Elaine M. Liu is a Professor of Economics at the University of Houston. She received her B.A. from Wellesley College and her Ph.D. in Economics from Princeton University. Professor Liu’s research lies at the intersection of the fields of development economics, health economics, labor economics, and behavioral economics. Her works have been published in venues including the Review of Economic Studies, Review of Economics and Statistics, Proceedings of National Academy of Sciences.

Xu Lin

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.

Rusty Tchernis

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.

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