Román Andrés Zárate

Román Andrés Zárate is Assistant Professor in the Department of Economics at the University of Toronto. His research inter­ests include labor eco­nom­ics and eco­nom­ics of edu­ca­tion. He is cur­rent­ly involved in an SEII project that eval­u­at­ing the effect of exam schools and affir­ma­tive action poli­cies in Chicago. Roman received his PhD in eco­nom­ics at MIT […]

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Christopher Walters

Christopher Walters is an Assistant Professor of Economics at the University of California, Berkeley.  His research focus­es on labor eco­nom­ics and the eco­nom­ics of edu­ca­tion, with empha­sis on school per­for­mance at the pri­ma­ry and ear­ly child­hood lev­els.   Christopher has served as a co-author on sev­er­al SEII stud­ies of char­ter schools in Massachusetts.  He received a […]

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Camille Terrier

Camille is Assistant Professor at HEC Lausanne. Her research focus­es on the eco­nom­ics of edu­ca­tion and labor eco­nom­ics. She is cur­rent­ly exam­in­ing the recruit­ment of teach­ers, the cen­tral­ized assign­ment process used to assign teach­ers to schools, the role of prin­ci­pals in col­leges, and the impact of teach­ers’ gen­der bias­es on stu­dents’ per­for­mance. Camille attend­ed the […]

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Peng Shi

Peng is inter­est­ed in devel­op­ing quan­ti­ta­tive method­olo­gies for the bet­ter­ment of soci­ety. His cur­rent research focus­es on opti­miza­tion in match­ing mar­kets, with appli­ca­tions in school choice, pub­lic hous­ing, and online mar­ket­places. His research on school choice has won mul­ti­ple awards, includ­ing the ACM SIGecom Doctoral Dissertation Award, the INFORMS Public Sector Operations Best Paper Competition, […]

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Elizabeth Setren

Elizabeth Setren is the Gunnar Myrdal Assistant Professor of Economics at Tufts University. She received her Ph.D. in Economics from MIT. She was pre­vi­ous­ly a post­doc­tor­al fel­low at the National Bureau of Economics Research (NBER) and an Assistant Economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. Her work focus­es on edu­ca­tion and labor economics […]

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Amanda Pallais

Amanda Pallais is the Paul Sack Associate Professor of Political Economy and Social Studies in the Economics Department at Harvard University.  Her research focus­es on the bar­ri­ers pre­vent­ing work­ers from achiev­ing effi­cient employ­ment out­comes and stu­dents from opti­mal­ly invest­ing in human cap­i­tal. Her research has explored the extent to which the cost of devel­op­ing a reputation […]

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Yusuke Narita

Yusuke Narita is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Economics at Yale University. His research inter­ests cen­ter around the design of edu­ca­tion and labor mar­kets. He is a co-author on an SEII project that is explor­ing how ran­dom­ness in school assign­ment opens the door to qua­si-exper­i­­men­­tal research designs for the eval­u­a­tion of school effec­tive­ness. Narita received his Ph.D. in Economics from […]

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Jack Mountjoy

Jack Mountjoy is an Assistant Professor of Economics and Robert H. Topel Faculty Scholar at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. His research explores the eco­nom­ics and econo­met­rics of edu­ca­tion, labor mar­kets, and social mobil­i­ty. Prior to join­ing Chicago Booth, he com­plet­ed a Postdoctoral Fellowship in Economics at Princeton University in the Industrial […]

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Peter Hull

Peter Hull is an Assistant Professor of Economics at the University of Chicago, where he research­es top­ics in labor eco­nom­ics and applied econo­met­rics. He is prin­ci­pal­ly involved in SEII’s devel­op­ment of improved val­ue-added mod­els and “school find­er” sys­tems. Peter received his Ph.D. in eco­nom­ics from MIT in 2017. Prior to join­ing the University of Chicago […]

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Sally Hudson

Sally Hudson is an Assistant Professor of Public Policy, Education, and Economics at the University of Virginia. Sally is a labor econ­o­mist with a focus on high­er edu­ca­tion finance and applied econo­met­rics. She works close­ly with the Susan Thompson Buffett Foundation on SEII projects. Sally received her Ph.D. in Economics from MIT in 2016 after […]

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