Myrna Wooders

Myrna Wooders is a Fellow of the Econometric Society, Editor of Journal of Public Economic Theory, President of the Association of Public Economic Theory, Founding Editor of Economics Bulletin, Charter Member of the Game Theory Society, Economic Theory Fellow, and has been an elected member of the Game Theory Society Council. Myrna has researched primarily in the areas of public economic theory, game theory and network theory. She has published extensively on club theory, networks, the theory of local public goods and coalition theory.

Stefanie Stantcheva

Stefanie Stantcheva is currently a Junior Fellow at the Harvard Society of Fellows, and will begin an appointment as an Assistant Professor at the Harvard Department of Economics in July 2016. She was a junior fellow at the Harvard Society of Fellows 2014-2016.

Daniel Silverman

Dan Silverman is the Rondthaler Professor of Economics at Arizona State University. His research is centered on topics in public economics and includes work on economic decision-making quality, and psychological models of intertemporal choice. Silverman's recent work has been published in the Journal of Political Economy, the Review of Economic Studies, and the Journal of Public Economics. His study of advantageous selection in the Medigap insurance market received the 2009 iHEA Arrow award for the best paper in health economics.

Antonio Merlo

Antonio Merlo is the George A. Peterkin Professor and department chair of economics at Rice University. He was previously the Lawrence R. Klein Professor of Economics and the Director of the Penn Institute for Economic Research (PIER) at the University of Pennsylvania. He is a Research Fellow of CEPR and CESifo and a Research Associate of NBER. Before joining the Economics faculty at the University of Pennsylvania, Professor Merlo taught at the University of Minnesota and New York University.

Sonia Jaffe

Sonia Jaffe is a a research economist in the Office of the Chief Economist at Microsoft. She was previously a Postdoctoral Scholar at the Becker Friedman Institute for Research in Economics at the University of Chicago. She does applied theory research in public economics, law and economics, and industrial organization.  Jaffe co-organized the HCEO conference "Segregation: Measurement, Causes, and Effects" in 2013. Jaffe spent 2012-2013 visiting the Becker Friedman Institute as a pre-doctoral scholar.

Fabian Kindermann

Fabian Kindermann is a Professor of Economics at the University of Regensburg and a Junior Research Fellow at the Network for the Studies on Pensions, Ageing and Retirement (Netspar). Before he has been a Postdoc Visiting Scholar at Northwestern University and Assistant Professor at University of Wuerzburg. His research interests are in Public Economics and Macroeconomics. Dr. Kindermann's current research focuses on education finance and education decisions, family economics, social security, and optimal tax policy.

Robert Gary-Bobo

Robert Gary-Bobo is Professor of Economics at the University of Paris I Pantheon-Sorbonne and at the Paris School of Economics 2003-2007; currently Professor of Economics at ENSAE (National School of Statistics, France) and researcher at CREST.

He mainly worked on Microeconomic Theory, Game Theory and applications to Public Economics. He recently worked on the Economics of Education, both on theory and applied econometrics.

Daniele Coen-Pirani

Daniele Coen-Pirani is an Associate Professor in the Department of Economics at the University of Pittsburgh. His research interests are at the intersection of macroeconomics, labor economics, and public economics. His research interests in the area of human capital accumulation include the evolution of educational attainment in the U.S. and around the world, and the implications for inequality and efficiency of alternative approaches to financing primary and secondary education.

Hau Chyi

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.

Stefania Albanesi

Stefania Albanesi is a Professor of Economics at the University of Pittsburgh, a fellow at the Center for Economic and Policy Research, and a Research Associate at NBER. Albanesi's research interests are in macroeconomics, public economics, and labor economics. Her current research concentrates on understanding the determinants of household borrowing and default behavior, and on quantifying the impact of changing trends in female participation on aggregate business cycles.