Jason Fletcher

Jason Fletcher is a professor of public affairs at the University of Wisconsin–Madison. A specialist in health economics, economics of education and child and adolescent health policy, Fletcher focuses his research on examining social network effects on adolescent education and health outcomes, combining genetics and social science research, estimating long-term consequences of childhood mental illness, and child and adolescent mental health policy.

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.

Peter Savelyev

Peter Savelyev is an Assistant Professor of Economics at Virginia Commonwealth University and a Research Fellow at IZA. His primary research interests are in the fields of health economics, economics of human capital, genoeconomics, and economics of human development. 

Malte Sandner

Malte Sandner is Professor at the Technical University Nürnberg. He received his Ph.D. in economics the Leibniz University Hannover in 2013. His main research topic is the experimental evaluation of the "Pro Kind" home visiting program. Furthermore, he is interested in empirical education economics and family economics, with a particular focus on disadvantaged families.

Climent Quintana-Domeque

Climent Quintana-Domeque (Barcelona, 1980) is Professor of Economics at the University of Exeter, a Research Fellow at IZA (Bonn) and a network member of the Human Capital Economic Opportunity Family Inequality working group (Chicago). Climent received his Llicenciatura from Universitat Pompeu Fabra (first ranked in the class of 2002) and completed his PhD in Economics at Princeton University in 2008.

David Meltzer

David O. Meltzer M.D., Ph.D. is Chief of the Section of Hospital Medicine, Director of the Center for Health and the Social Sciences, and Chair of the Committee on Clinical and Translational Science at The University of Chicago, where he is Associate Professor in the Department of Medicine, Department of Economics and the Harris School of Public Policy Studies. Meltzer's research explores problems in health economics and public policy with a focus on the theoretical foundations of medical cost-effectiveness analysis and the cost and quality of hospital care.

Sonia Jaffe

Sonia Jaffe is a a research economist in the Office of the Chief Economist at Microsoft. She was previously a Postdoctoral Scholar at the Becker Friedman Institute for Research in Economics at the University of Chicago. She does applied theory research in public economics, law and economics, and industrial organization.  Jaffe co-organized the HCEO conference "Segregation: Measurement, Causes, and Effects" in 2013. Jaffe spent 2012-2013 visiting the Becker Friedman Institute as a pre-doctoral scholar.

Donna Gilleskie

Donna Gilleskie is Professor of Economics at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She studies the economics of individual decisionmaking with regard to health input demand, labor supply behavior, and health production. The approach reflected in my work involves understanding the dynamics of decisionmaking over time and the role of both observed and unobserved individual heterogeneity.

Titus Galama

Titus Galama, Ph.D., MBA, is a Senior Economist at the University of  Southern California (USC) Dornsife Center for Economic and Social Research (CESR), and Director of the CESR Center for the Study of Health Inequality (CSHI), Los Angeles, California, U.S.A. Titus is an award-winning astrophysicist who turned to business/management then policy analysis and economics.

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