Rodolfo Manuelli

Rodolfo Manuelli is the James S. McDonnell Distinguished University Professor at Washington University in St. Louis. He held faculty positions at Northwestern University, Stanford University, University of Wisconsin and Washington University in St. Louis. His current work is on dynamic models of human capital accumulation and labor supply.

Manuelli received a Licenciado in Economics from the University of Buenos Aires in 1975, and an M.A. and  Ph.D  in Economics from the University of Minnesota both in 1986. 

Corinne Low

Corinne Low is an Assistant Professor at the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. She studies issues of human capital and intra-household allocation in the US, Zambia, and Kenya. Her research brings together applied microeconomic theory with lab and field experiments to understand the determinants of who gets how much across gender and age lines.

David Lagakos

David Lagakos is an Assistant Professor of Economics at the University of California San Diego. Previously, he has worked as an Assistant Professor of Economics at Arizona State University from 2009 to 2013. Before that he was a research economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis. His research focuses on economic growth, productivity, human capital and labor markets.

Benoit Julien

Benoit Julien is an Associate Professor of Economics at University of New South Wales. His main research focus is on developing theoretical models of frictional markets, and to investigate how different forms of frictions (information, coordination, financial), along with different pricing mechanisms, affect the equilibrium market allocations. In particular, such models are suitable to investigate how the equilibrium choice variables such as asset, consumption, physical and human capital depend on frictions and pricing environments.

Felicia Ionescu

Felicia Ionescu is a Principal Economist in the Research Department at the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System. She joined the Federal Reserve Bank in July 2013, prior to which she was an Assistant Professor of Economics at Colgate University. 

Miriam Gensowski

Miriam Gensowski is a Senior Researcher at the Rockwool Foundation Research unit. Prior, she was assistant and associate professor at the University of Copenhagen, Department of Economics.

Miriam's research is focused on human capital, covering labor economics, the economics of education, and applied microeconometrics. In particular, she has worked on the role of multi-dimensional abilities and psychological traits in life outcomes, their dynamics and determinants, the returns to education, intergenerational occupational mobility, and the role of skills on occupational choice.

Esther Eiling

Esther Eiling is an Associate Professor of Finance at the University of Amsterdam. Her research focuses on human capital, labor mobility and asset pricing, as well as international finance. One of her recent papers examines the asset pricing implications of heterogeneity in human capital. In particular, she finds that the cross-section of expected stock returns is primarily affected by industry-level rather than aggregate labor income risk. Her research has been published in the Journal of Finance, the Review of Finance and the Journal of International Money and Finance.

Marco Cosconati

Marco Cosconati is an economist at the Bank of Italy. His research interests lie in the economics of the family with special attention to parent-child interaction and human capital.

He received his Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania in 2009. 

Hoyt Bleakley

Hoyt Bleakley is an Associate Professor of Economics at the University of Michigan. He studies economic development, human capital, economic history, economic geography, and international macroeconomics. This has led him to do research ranging from the eradication of tropical diseases to language skills and immigration. He is also Research Associate Professor at the Institute for Survey Research and a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research.

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