Fabian T. Pfeffer is Assistant Professor of Sociology, Department of Sociology, and Research Assistant Professor at the Survey Research Center, Institute for Social Research at the University of Michigan. He leads the “Inequality Lab” at the University of Michigan and also serves as a Co-Investigator of the Panel Study of Income Dynamics.
Scott Winship is the Walter B. Wriston Fellow at the Manhattan Institute for Policy Research. Previously a fellow at the Brookings Institution, his areas of expertise include living standards and economic mobility, inequality, and insecurity. Winship is a contributor to Forbes.com, and his research has been published in City Journal, National Affairs, National Review, POLITICO, Wilson Quarterly, and Breakthrough Journal, among other outlets. Recently, Winship contributed a chapter to the reform-conservative volume “Room to Grow” (YG Network, 2014).
Joel Kaiyuan Han is an Assistant Professor of Economics at Quinlan School of Business, Loyola University Chicago. As an undergraduate, he assisted in research on labor and education economics at the Economic Research Center.
His general research interests are in public economics, empirical microeconomics, and social interactions. His current research covers topics of neighborhood change and its effects on resident children, with a special focus on how parents respond to such changes through parenting behaviors or through neighborhood exit.
Kjell G. Salvanes is Professor in Economics at Norges Handelshøyskole (the Norwegian School of Economics), a Research Associate at CEPR, and a Research Fellow at IZA. His research focuses primarily on early childhood experiences and education.
Salvanes received a Ph.D. in Economics from the Norwegian School of Economics in 1989.
Richard Reeves is a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution in Economic Studies, where he also co-directs the Center on Children and Families. He is also an associate director of CentreForum in London. Before his move to Washington, DC in the summer of 2012, he worked as director of strategy to the UK's Deputy Prime Minister, where he led the Government's work on social mobility. He is a former director of Demos.