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Robert Bifulco

Robert Bifulco

Professor, Public Administration and International Affairs Department

Senior Research Associate, Center for Policy Research

Ph.D., Syracuse University, 2001

Areas of Expertise

Education finance and policy, program evaluation

Kalena Cortes

Kalena Cortes

Senior Research Associate, Education Finance and Accountability Program

Verlin and Howard Kruse ’52 Founders Associate Professor, Texas A&M University

PhD, University of California at Berkeley

Areas of Expertise

Economics of education, improving academic performance of urban students, increasing access to postsecondary education, raising educational attainment of immigrant students

Deborah Freund

Deborah Freund

Senior Research Associate, Education Finance and Accountability Program

University Professor, Claremont Graduate University

PhD, The University of Michigan

Areas of Expertise

Value-based reimbursement, medicaid managed care, health disparities

Andrew S. London

Andrew S. London

Professor, Sociology Department

Associate Dean for Research and Administration, Maxwell School

Tenth Decade Faculty Scholar

Senior Research Associate, Lerner Center for Public Health Promotion and Population Health

Faculty Associate, Aging Studies Institute

Research Affiliate, Center for Policy Research

Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania, 1993

Areas of Expertise

Medical sociology; HIV/AIDS; demography; aging and the life course; families, poverty, welfare and low-wage work; carework; veterans; LGBT/sexuality studies

Leonard M. Lopoo

Leonard M. Lopoo

Professor, Public Administration and International Affairs Department

Paul Volcker Chair in Behavioral Economics

Director, Maxwell X Lab

Senior Research Associate, Center for Policy Research

Research Affiliate, Lerner Center for Public Health Promotion and Population Health

Ph.D., University of Chicago, 2001

Areas of Expertise

Child and family policy, behavioral economics, economic demography

Amy Lutz

Amy Lutz

Associate Professor, Sociology Department

Senior Research Associate, Center for Policy Research

Ph.D., University of Albany, State University of New York, 2002

Areas of Expertise

Race and ethnicity, immigration, bilingualism, educational inequality

Jerry Miner

Jerry Miner

Professor Emeritus, Economics Department

Senior Research Associate, Center for Policy Research

Ph.D., University of Michigan, 1958

Areas of Expertise

Public economics, human resources economics, school finance

Ross Rubenstein

Ross Rubenstein

Senior Research Associate, Education Finance and Accountability Program

Professor and Dan E. Sweat Distinguished Chair in Educational and Community Policy, Georgia State University

Ph.D., New York University, 1997

Areas of Expertise

K-12 rducation policy and finance, college scholarship programs, state and local public finance

John Ruggiero

John Ruggiero

Senior Research Associate, Education Finance and Accountability Program

Edmund B. O'Leary Professor of Economics, University of Dayton

Ph.D., Syracuse University, 1995

Areas of Expertise

Public finance, urban and regional economics, local public finance

Timothy Smeeding

Timothy Smeeding

Senior Research Associate, Education Finance and Accountability Program

Lee Rainwater Distinguished Professor of Public Affairs and Economics, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Ph.D., University of Wisconsin–Madison, 1975

Areas of Expertise

Social and economic mobility across generations, inequality of income, consumption and wealth, poverty in national and cross-national contexts

Vincent Tinto

Vincent Tinto

Senior Research Associate, Education Finance and Accountability Program

Distinguished Professor Emeritus, School of Education

Ph.D., The University of Chicago

Areas of Expertise

Student success and the impact of learning communities on student growth and attainment

Michael J. Wasylenko

Michael J. Wasylenko

Professor Emeritus, Economics Department

Maxwell Advisory Board Professor of Economics

Senior Research Associate, Education Finance and Accountability Program

Ph.D., Syracuse University, 1975

Areas of Expertise

Public finance, public finance in developing countries, urban economics

Jeffery Weinstein

Jeffery Weinstein

Senior Research Associate, Education Finance and Accountability Program

Senior Financial Economist, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation

Ph.D., Yale University, 2008

Areas of Expertise

Consumer finance, economics of education, public economics, and urban economics

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