Ariel Kalil is a professor at the University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy. At Harris, she directs the Center for Human Potential and Public Policy and co-directs the Behavioral Insights and Parenting Lab. She also holds appointments as an adjunct professor in the Norwegian School of Economics in Bergen, Norway and in the School of Business Administration at the University of Stavanger, Norway. She is a developmental psychologist who studies economic conditions, parenting, and child development.
Plamen Nikolov is an Affiliated Professor at the State University of New York and an Affiliated Professor at The Harvard University Institute for Quantitative Social Studies. He specializes in designing and conducting randomized control trials (RCTs) and cohort studies, particularly in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). He researches topics related to international relations, foreign policy, development, human capital, gender, finance, and entrepreneurship, focusing on three key themes: human capital dynamics, the economics of longevity, and productivity within LMICs.
Brent Donnellan is an Associate Professor of Psychology at Michigan State University. He investigates research questions at the intersections of personality psychology, developmental psychology, and psychological assessment. His current efforts focus on personality development, the role of individual differences in interpersonal relationships, and theoretical models linking economic conditions to human development. Donnellan is currently an Associate Editor for the Journal of Research in Personality and for Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin.
Turhan Canli is an Associate Professor of Integrative Neuroscience at Stony Brook University. Canli's primary research interests cover the fields of psychology, neuroscience, and molecular biology. Dr. Canli is the Director of the Graduate Program in Genetics, which coordinates education and training activities across 100 laboratories at Stony Brook University, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, and Brookhaven National Laboratory, and currently supports 50 Ph.D. students in Genetics.
Daniel Benjamin is an Associate Professor in the Economics Department at the University of Southern California. He is a behavioral economist doing both theoretical and experimental research.