Myra Yazbeck is currently an Associate Professor at the University of Ottawa. She received her PhD in Economics from Université Laval in 2011. In 2012, she completed a year of post-doctoral studies at McGill University, Department of Epidemiology Biostatistics and Occupational Health, where she developed a research agenda on health inequalities. Yazbeck's dissertation focuses on the impact of social networks on health outcomes. Her research interests are mainly in the field of health economics, social interactions/networks and inequality.
Hon Ho Kwok is an Assistant Professor at the University of Hong Kong. His research focuses on econometrics, social interactions, and social networks.
Kwok received his M.Sc. and Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and his BEcon&Fin and MPhil from the University of Hong Kong.
Kegon Tan is an Assistant Professor of Economics at the University of Rochester. He was previously a graduate fellow of the Institute for Research on Poverty. His interests are in the formation and intergenerational transmission of human capital and social inequality. His main interest is in intergenerational mobility and inequality. My research investigates multiple mechanisms through which parents affect their children, both in early and late life.
Martin Weidner is a Lecturer (Assistant Professor) in the Economics Department at University College London. His main research interest is microeconometrics, in particular panel data models, social interactions and social networks.
Weidner received a Diploma in Physics from the University of Wurzburg in 2033, a Ph.D. in Physics from the University of Hamburg in 2006, and a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Southern California in 2011.
Yannis M. Ioannides holds the Max and Herta Neubauer Chair in Economics at Tufts University. His research interests combine social economics and inequality, macroeconomics, and social interactions and urban structure on a world scale. He has published more than one hundred scientific works. Ioannides served as a member of the “MacArthur Foundation Research Network on Social Interactions and Economic Inequality” and is currently a member of the “Human Capital and Economic Opportunity: A Global Working Group,” of the Becker Friedman Institute for Research in Economics, University of Chicago.