Marianne (email@example.com) is an Associate Professor of Economics at UC Irvine; a Research Associate in the NBER programs on Children and Health Economics; a member of the Irvine Network on Interventions in Development; and a Research Fellow at IZA. Her research interests include economics of education, program evaluation, safety net programs and their impacts on the health and well-being of children and other disadvanted groups, and economic demography.
Sean P. Corcoran (firstname.lastname@example.org) (Ph.D Economics, University of Maryland) is an associate professor of educational economics at New York University's Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development, and an affiliated faculty of the Robert F. Wagner School of Public Service. He has been a research associate of the Economic Policy Institute in Washington, D.C. since 2004, and was selected to be resident visiting scholar at the Russell Sage Foundation in 2005-06. He currently serves on the editorial boards of Education Finance and Policy and Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis, and is a former member of the board of directors of the Association for Education Finance and Policy (AEFP).
Brian Jacob (email@example.com) is the Walter H. Annenberg Professor of Education Policy, Professor of Economics, and Director of the Center on Local, State, and Urban Policy (CLOSUP) at the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy. He is also a research associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research and an Executive Committee Member of the National Poverty Center. He has previously served as a policy analyst in the NYC Mayor's Office and taught middle school in East Harlem. His primary fields of interest are labor economics, program evaluation, and the economics of education. His current research focuses on urban school reform and teacher labor markets. In recent work, he has examined school choice, education accountability programs, housing vouchers, and teacher promotion policies. He received his PhD from the University of Chicago.
Robin (firstname.lastname@example.org) is a skillful evaluator of educational interventions with a special interest in how policies and programs can affect instructional quality and outcomes in elementary schools. She has extensive experience conducting evaluations of education reform initiatives, measuring educational outcomes, and analyzing student achievement and other outcome data. In addition to her substantive evaluation work, she is an expert in and publishes articles on evaluation methods. Much of her work focuses on strategically leveraging school reforms designed to maximize academic outcomes for children across all ethnic groups and income levels. Jacob joined the faculty of the School of Education and the Institute for Social Research (ISR) at the University of Michigan in 2006.
José (email@example.com) is a Doctor in Sociology from Louvain University, former Minister of Culture, and Education Under-secretary. He has been a consultant for the World Bank, UNESCO, ECLA, PAHO, REPLAC, LAES, and Ministry of Labor of Chile, among others. José is the author of more than 40 domestic and international articles, as well as author and co-author of four books on poverty, education, and culture. He leads the Innovation Center for Education at Fundacion Chile. In addition, he currently manages the research line on educational leadership, which represents the Fundación Chile at the Centro de Estudios de Políticas y Prácticas Educativas (CEPPE) (Study Center on Educational Policies and Practices).