Josh Kinsler is an Assistant Professor in the Economics Department at the University of Georgia. Professor Kinsler’s research is focused on the economics of education, both at the primary and secondary levels. At the primary school level, Professor Kinsler has examined the robustness of common value-added models for evaluating teacher effectiveness, racial disparities in school discipline, and the impact of discipline on student and school outcomes. In higher education, Prof.
Peter Rupert serves as Chair of UCSB's Department of Economics, Executive Director of the Economic Forecast Project, and Associate Director of the Laboratory for Aggregate Economics and Finance, founded by Nobel Laureate and Henley Professor of Economics, Finn E. Kydland. Prior to joining UCSB, Dr.
Albert Park is Chair Professor of Social Science, Professor of Economics, and Senior Fellow of the Institute for Advanced Study at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. He is also a research fellow of the Center for Economic Policy Research (CEPR); the Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA), and the International Growth Centre (DFID/Oxford/LSE). He previously held faculty positions at the University of Michigan and University of Oxford.
Chao Fu is the Mary Claire Aschenbrenner Phipps Professor of Economics at the University of Wisconsin–Madison. Her broad research area is empirical microeconomics that combines economic theories and econometrics tools to study policy relevant questions. Her research covers a wide range of topics, including education, urban policing, worker training, post-disaster reallocation and health insurance systems. A common theme of her research has been evaluating policy impacts from an equilibrium perspective.
Bart Golsteyn is Professor of Economics at the Department of Macro, International, and Labor Economics at Maastricht University. His research interests are in human capital and social economics.
Golsteyn received an M.Sc. in Economics and Ph.D. in Economics from Maastricht University in 1999 and 2007 respectively.
Hau Chyi is an Assistant Professor of Economics at the Hanquing Advanced Institute of Economics and Finance at Renmin University in Beijing, China. He is also a current visiting scholar and researcher at the University of Chicago's Harris School of Public Policy and NORC. He is an applied microeconomist who specializes in topics on labor and public economics. Chyi's current research focuses mainly on two areas: the effects of maternal decisions on children's developments, and the effects of various policies on the decisions of low-skilled, single mothers.
Anders Björklund has been a Professor of Economics at SOFI, Stockholm University since 1990. His research has focused on labor and family economics and is mainly empirical. Sweden is his main focus of interest, but often in a comparative perspective. In recent years, his main focus has been on intergenerational mobility and the role of family background.
Björklund received his Ph.D. in Economics from the Stockholm School of Economics in 1981.