Itai Sher is an Associate Professor of Economics at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. His research is at the intersection of ethics and economics. His primary focus is on incorporating broader ethical criteria into formal economic evaluation. Sher’s recent work has included topics such as the normative assessment of tax policy, freedom of choice, voting institutions, and value pluralism in normative economics.
Robert Moffitt is the Krieger-Eisenhower Professor of Economics at Johns Hopkins University, where he has worked since September 1995. Prior to assuming his position at Johns Hopkins, Professor Moffitt was Professor of Economics at Brown University, where he taught for eleven years. Professor Moffitt's research is on the economics of the labor market, the family, and welfare systems for the poor. He has also studied statistical, econometric, and methodological issues in economics and other social science research, including a focus on data quality issues. Dr.
Glenn C. Loury is the Merton P. Stoltz Professor of the Social Sciences and Professor of Economics at Brown University. He has taught previously at Boston, Harvard and Northwestern Universities, and the University of Michigan. Professor Loury is a distinguished academic economist who has contributed to a variety of areas in applied microeconomic theory: welfare economics, game theory, industrial organization, natural resource economics, and the economics of income distribution. He has lectured before academic societies throughout the world.