Joseph Mullins

Joseph Mullins is an Assistant Professor at the University of Western Ontario. His current research examines how the incentives of various government policies affect child development by shaping parental decision-making. He has recently studied the effect of federal anti-poverty initiatives in the US on the cognitive and behavioral outcomes of children, using data to determine how mothers respond to different labor supply incentives, and the relative importance of two key resources - time and money - in the developmental process.

Brink Lindsey

Brink Lindsey is vice president for research at the Cato Institute in Washington, DC. His research interests include the social and cultural consequences of economic growth, the nature of human capital, economic inequality, and policy barriers to growth. His most recent book is Human Capitalism: How Economic Growth Has Made Us Smarter -- and More Unequal (2013).

Lindsey earned an AB from Princeton University and a JD from Harvard Law School.

Rémi Piatek

Rémi Piatek is currently an Assistant Professor of Economics at the University of Copenhagen. He previously worked as a Post-Doctoral Scholar at the Department of Economics at the University of Chicago from 2010 to 2013, in collaboration with James J. Heckman.

Lance Lochner

Lance Lochner is Professor and CIBC Chair in Human Capital and Productivity in the Department of Economics at the University of Western Ontario. Previous and current research explores: the interaction between human capital and criminal behavior; financial returns to schooling; post-school human capital acquisition; the evolution of earnings inequality in the U.S.; the interaction of early and late investments in human capital; the relationship between family income and early child outcomes as well as educational attainment; and the nature of credit constraints and government lending program