My background is in social and community psychology. I have been taking part in the implementation of the first early childhood intervention in France ("CAPEDP" RCT, 2005-2011) and I am involved in the EuropeanNetwork on Early Childhood Interventions (www.eneci.org). I am currently employed by the French National Institute for Prevention and Health Education and I am associated to the University of Quebec in Montreal.
Edward (Ted) Melhuish is Professor of Human Development at Birkbeck, University of London, and Research Professor at the University of Oxford, and is director of the Institute for the Study of Children, Families & Social Issues. He has undertaken research in 12 countries, including the Effective Pre-school, Primary & Secondary Education (EPPSE) and the National Evaluation of Sure Start (NESS) projects.
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.
Simona de Falco is a Research Fellow at the University of Trento. She is a developmental psychologist with clinical experience in diagnostic assessment of parent-child relationship and of autism spectrum disorders. Her main research interests focus on parent-child interaction and its relation with child psychological abilities (language, play skills, joint attention, emotional availability) in typical and atypical development. de Falco taught Developmental Psychology at the University of Trento from 2006 to 2010, and taught Disability Psychology at the University of Valle D'Aosta in 2005.