Wladimir Zanoni

Wladimir Zanoni is a Researcher in Public Policy at the University of Chicago. His research focuses in understanding how early care and education programs affect the labor supply of low income mothers and the cognitive development of their children.

Zanoni received a B.A. in Economics from Universidad Santa Maria in 1999, and an M.P.P and Ph.D. from the Harris School of Public Policy at the University of Chicago in 2007 and 2010 respectively.

Bruce Meyer

Bruce Meyer, the McCormick Foundation Professor in the Harris School of Public Policy at the University of Chicago, studies poverty and inequality, tax policy, welfare policy, unemployment insurance, workers' compensation, minority entrepreneurship, the health care safety net, and labor supply. His most recent work includes research on the effects of welfare and tax reform on the well-being of single mothers, models and methods to analyze labor supply, changes in poverty and inequality, the effects of disability, and the effects of changes in the health care safety net.

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. 

Limor Golan

Limor Golan is an Associate Professor at Washington University in St. Louis, Department of Economics. Her recent research interests include discrimination and gender gaps in labor market outcomes, the link between fertility, labor supply, parental time investment in children decisions and the intergenerational persistence in education and earnings, and estimation of dynamic general equilibrium models of labor markets with incomplete information.

Monica Costa Dias

Monica Costa Dias is a Research Economist at the Institute for Fiscal Studies, UK, and a Research Fellow at the University of Porto, Portugal. She is interested in modelling individual and household behavior to understand the determinants of education and employment choices, the process of skill formation, earnings, economic well-being and the impact of public policy.

Maria Casanova

Maria Casanova is an  Assistant Professor at California State University, Fullerton. Casanova's main research interest is on inter-temporal decisions of individuals and households, with a focus on labor supply and consumption/saving choices of older individuals. She has studied the sources of coordinated retirement decisions across spouses, the determinants of investment choices of individuals approaching retirement, and the nature and timing of wage declines as individuals age and their physical and cognitive abilities start deteriorating.