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Badi H. Baltagi

Badi H. Baltagi

Distinguished Professor, Economics Department

Senior Research Associate, Center for Policy Research

Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania, 1979

Areas of Expertise

Econometrics, health econometrics, wage curve, gravity models
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
Carmen Carrión-Flores

Carmen Carrión-Flores

Research Assistant Professor, Economics Department

Senior Research Associate, Center for Policy Research

Ph.D., The University of Arizona, 2007

Areas of Expertise

Environmental economics, regional and urban economics, labor economics, applied econometrics
Sean J. Drake

Sean J. Drake

Assistant Professor, Sociology Department

Senior Research Associate, Center for Policy Research

Ph.D., University of California, Irvine, 2017

Areas of Expertise

Race and ethnicity, schools and education, neighborhood organization and inequality, refugee youth, immigrant incorporation, poverty and homelessness, ethnographic methods
Alfonso Flores-Lagunes

Alfonso Flores-Lagunes

Professor, Economics Department

Senior Research Associate, Center for Policy Research

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

Research Affiliate, Center for Aging and Policy Studies

Melvin A. Eggers Economics Faculty Scholar

Ph.D., The Ohio State University, 2001

Areas of Expertise

Labor economics; applied and theoretical econometrics; bi-directional effects of education and health; mental health; obesity; polygenic risk scores; food insecurity; public programs and health

Joss Greene

Joss Greene

Assistant Professor, Sociology Department

Senior Research Associate, Center for Policy Research

Ph.D., Columbia University, 2021

Areas of Expertise

Gender/sexuality, race/ethnicity, punishment, organizations, social movements, qualitative methods
Sarah Hamersma

Sarah Hamersma

Associate Professor and Director of Doctoral Studies, Public Administration and International Affairs Department

Senior Research Associate, Center for Policy Research

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

Research Affiliate, Center for Aging and Policy Studies

Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2004

Areas of Expertise

Public economics, labor economics, applied econometrics
Madonna Harrington Meyer

Madonna Harrington Meyer

University Professor, Sociology Department

Meredith Professor of Teaching Excellence

Senior Research Associate, Center for Policy Research

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

Faculty Affiliate, Aging Studies Institute

Research Affiliate, Center for Aging and Policy Studies

Ph.D., Florida State University, 1991

Areas of Expertise

Social policy, aging and the life course, family policies
Colleen Heflin

Colleen Heflin

Associate Dean, Chair and Professor, Public Administration and International Affairs Department

Senior Research Associate, Center for Policy Research

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

Research Affiliate, Center for Aging and Policy Studies

Ph.D., University of Michigan, 2002

Areas of Expertise

Social policy, poverty policy, child and family policy
Yilin Hou

Yilin Hou

Professor, Public Administration and International Affairs Department

Senior Research Associate, Center for Policy Research

Senior Research Associate, Moynihan Institute of Global Affairs

Tenth Decade Faculty Scholar

Ph.D., Syracuse University, 2002

Areas of Expertise

Fiscal policy, public budgeting, intergovernmental fiscal relations
Hugo Jales

Hugo Jales

Associate Professor, Economics Department

Senior Research Associate, Center for Policy Research

Ph.D., University of British Columbia, 2015

Areas of Expertise

Labor economics, econometrics
Gabriela Kirk

Gabriela Kirk

Faculty Fellow, Sociology Department

Senior Research Associate, Center for Policy Research

Ph.D., Northwestern, 2022
Jeffrey D. Kubik

Jeffrey D. Kubik

Professor, Economics Department

Senior Research Associate, Center for Policy Research

Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1997

Areas of Expertise

Public finance, labor economics
Yoonseok Lee

Yoonseok Lee

Associate Professor and Director of Graduate Studies, Economics Department

Melvin A. Eggers Economics Faculty Scholar

Senior Research Associate, Center for Policy Research

Ph.D., Yale University, 2006

Areas of Expertise

Econometric theory, applied econometrics
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
Yingyi Ma

Yingyi Ma

Professor and Director of Graduate Studies, Sociology Department

Director, Asian/Asian American Studies

Senior Research Associate, Center for Policy Research

Advisory Board Member, East Asia Program

Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University, 2007.

Areas of Expertise

Education, migration, Asian/Asian American studies
Shannon Monnat

Shannon Monnat

Professor, Sociology Department

Lerner Chair in Public Health Promotion and Population Health, Lerner Center for Public Health Promotion and Population Health

Director and Senior Research Associate, Center for Policy Research

Co-Director, Policy, Place, and Population Health Lab

Research Affiliate, Aging Studies Institute

Research Affiliate, Center for Aging and Policy Studies

Ph.D., University at Albany, SUNY, 2008

Areas of Expertise

Rural demography, social and structural determinants of health and health disparities, spatial differences in morbidity and mortality
Jan Ondrich

Jan Ondrich

Professor, Economics Department

Senior Research Associate, Center for Policy Research

Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, Madison, 1983

Areas of Expertise

Econometrics, labor economics, urban economics
David Popp

David Popp

Professor, Public Administration and International Affairs Department

Caroline Rapking Faculty Scholar in Public Administration and Policy

Senior Research Associate, Center for Policy Research

Senior Research Associate, Center for Environmental Policy and Administration

Ph.D., Yale University, 1997

Areas of Expertise

Environmental economics, economics of technological change
Stuart Rosenthal

Stuart Rosenthal

Professor, Economics Department

Maxwell Advisory Board Professor of Economics

Senior Research Associate, Center for Policy Research

Faculty Affiliate, Aging Studies Institute

Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, Madison, 1986

Areas of Expertise

Urban economics, state and local public economies, real estate finance and housing
Michah Rothbart

Michah W. Rothbart

Assistant Professor, Public Administration and International Affairs Department

Senior Research Associate, Center for Policy Research

Ph.D., New York University, 2016

Areas of Expertise

Nonprofit and public financial management, public budgeting, education policy
Alexander Rothenberg

Alexander Rothenberg

Assistant Professor, Economics Department

Senior Research Associate, Center for Policy Research

Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley, 2012

Areas of Expertise

Urban economics, development economics, applied econometrics
Rebecca Schewe

Rebecca Schewe

Associate Professor, Sociology Department

Senior Research Associate, Center for Policy Research

Senior Research Associate, Center for Environmental Policy and Administration

Senior Research Associate, Program for the Advancement of Research on Conflict and Collaboration

Research Affiliate, Autonomous Systems Policy Institute

Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2011

Areas of Expertise

Environmental and natural resource sociology
Ying Shi

Ying Shi

Assistant Professor, Public Administration and International Affairs Department

Senior Research Associate, Center for Policy Research

Ph.D., Duke University, 2017 

Areas of Expertise

Economics of education, labor economics, political economy
Saba Siddiki

Saba Siddiki

Associate Professor and Director of the M.P.A. Program, Public Administration and International Affairs Department

Chapple Family Professor of Citizenship and Democracy

Director, Center for Policy Design and Governance

Senior Research Associate, Center for Policy Research

Senior Research Associate, Center for Environmental Policy and Administration

Senior Research Associate, Program for the Advancement of Research on Conflict and Collaboration

Research Affiliate, Autonomous Systems Policy Institute

Ph.D., University of Colorado Denver, 2011

Areas of Expertise

Policy design, implementation, and compliance; collaborative policymaking; institutional analysis; sustainability technology and behavior; environmental policy; food policy

Perry Singleton

Perry Singleton

Associate Professor, Economics Department

Senior Research Associate, Center for Policy Research

Ph.D., University of Maryland, 2007

Areas of Expertise

Public finance, health economics
Yulong Wang

Yulong Wang

Assistant Professor, Economics Department

Senior Research Associate, Center for Policy Research

Ph.D., Princeton University, 2017

Areas of Expertise

Econometrics, applied econometrics
Maria Zhu

Maria Zhu

Assistant Professor, Economics Department

Senior Research Associate, Center for Policy Research

Ph.D., Duke University, 2019 

Areas of Expertise

Labor economics, economics of education
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