David McKenzie

Lead Economist, The World Bank
Oct 25, 2019

David McKenzie is a Lead Economist in the Development Research Group, Finance and Private Sector Development Unit at the World Bank. He received his B.Com.(Hons)/B.A. from the University of Auckland, New Zealand and his Ph.D. in Economics from Yale University. Prior to joining the World Bank, he spent four years as an assistant professor of Economics at Stanford University.


Justin B. Bullock

Assistant Professor of Government and Public Service, Texas A&M
Artificial Intelligence, Artificial Discretion, and Policing
Nov 01, 2019

Justin B. Bullock is an assistant professor in the Public Service and Administration department and a research fellow in the Institute for Science, Technology and Public Policy. Bullock earned his PhD in public administration and policy with a specialization in public management and public policy from the University of Georgia in 2014, as well as a master’s in public administration and a bachelor’s in business administration, also from the University of Georgia.


Amanda Kowalski

Gail Wilensky Professor of Applied Economics and Public Policy, University of Michigan
Nov 07, 2019

Amanda Kowalski, the Gail Wilensky Professor of Applied Economics and Public Policy at the University of Michigan Department of Economics, is a health economist who specializes in bringing together theoretical models and econometric techniques to answer questions that inform current debates in health policy.


Sheila Olmstead

Professor of Public Affairs, Texas LBJ School
The value of water quality: Estimating amenity and recreational benefits
Nov 08, 2019 12:00 PM

Sheila Olmstead is a professor at the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs, The University of Texas at Austin (UT), a visiting fellow at Resources for the Future (RFF) in Washington, DC and a senior fellow at the Property and Environment Research Center in Bozeman, Montana.


Miguel Urquiola

Professor of Economics and International Affairs, Columbia University
Dec 02, 2019

Miguel Urquiola is a Professor of Economics and International Affairs at Columbia University, where he also chairs the Columbia Committee on the Economics of Education.  He is a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) and a Fellow at the Bureau for Research in Development Economics (BREAD).


Anuj K. Shah

Associate Professor of Behavioral Science, Chicago Booth
Jan 24, 2019

Anuj K. Shah studies the psychology that arises from facing resource scarcity. In one line of work, he studies how being short on money and time affects decision-making. In another line of work, he studies how behavioral science can help shape interventions to reduce crime and violence.


Sarah Bermeo

Associate Professor in the Sanford School of Public Policy, Duke University
Feb 07, 2020

Sarah Bermeo is Associate Professor of Public Policy and Political Science in the Sanford School at Duke University. Her research lies at the intersection of international relations and development, with a particular focus on relations between industrialized and developing countries.


W. David Bradford

Professor of Public Administration and Policy, University of Georgia
Feb 14, 2020

W. David Bradford, Ph.D. is the Busbee Chair in Public Policy in the Department of Public Administration and Policy at the University of Georgia.  A significant component of Dr. Bradford’s current research involves the origins of time and risk preferences, and their effects on health care related decisions; he also explores other aspects of behavioral economics, including integrating the adaptation into neoclassical models of consumer choice.


Eli Finkel

Professor of Psychology, Northwestern University
Mar 20, 2020

Eli Finkel is a professor in the psychology department and in the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. He earned has BA (1997) in psychology from Northwestern and his PhD (2001) in social/quantitative psychology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He joined the Northwestern faculty in 2003.


Rebecca Hetey

Associate Director of Criminal Justice Partnerships and Research Scientist, SPARQ
Mar 27, 2020

Rebecca Hetey, Ph.D., is Associate Director of Criminal Justice Partnerships and Research Scientist at SPARQ. She is an expert on race and the criminal justice system and focuses on strategies to improve police-community relations.