Ging Cee Ng is a Ph.D. student in economics with interests in Microeconomic Theory and Public Economics. Prior to Chicago, she worked in the Research and Statistics Group at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, where she worked on research and policy projects in corporate finance, monetary policy, and macroeconomics.
Trajtenberg has been a Professor of Economics at Tel Aviv University since 1984. Currently he serves as a member of the Knesset, the Israeli Parliament for the (opposition) Labor Party, for which he was candidate for Finance Minister. Prof. Trajtenberg headed the Higher Education system in Israel from 2009 through 2014 (e.g. Chairman of the Planning and Budgeting Committee of the Council of Higher Education), and prior to that served as (first) Head of the National Economic Council at the Prime Minister Office (2006-2009).