Adam works in the areas of industrial organization and the economics of education. He is a native of Massachussets, and lived in New Haven, CT from 2009 to 2015 and received his Ph.D in Economics from Yale University. He is currenty an Assistant Professor of Economics at Princeton University. His research in education examines the design of assignment mechanisms and policies for increasing the equity in the process of allocating scarce seats at schools and colleges. In other research Adam has studied the effects of the Texas Top Ten program and the efficiency of assignment mechanims in higher education in Chile.
Christopher Neilson is an academic economist who works with local governments to help improve policies and research in education. Chris moved from Chile to New Haven in 2008, where as a New Haven Public School parent, he coached youth sports and an afterschool Lego Robotics team for five years. He received his PhD in Economics from Yale University in 2014. He is currently an Assistant Professor of Economics at Princeton University but continues to live in New Haven, CT where he works with local policy makers. He is also a Faculty Research Fellow at the National Bureau of Economic Research and affiliate researcher of J-PAL. In 2018, Chris founded a non-profit organization called ConsiliumBots to accelerate the adoption of new information technology by the public sector in education. In other research, Chris has studied how to reduce dropout rates, increase learning outcomes and improve the equitable access to higher eduction in other countries such as Chile, Peru, Colombia and the Dominican Republic.
University of Chicago
Seth Zimmerman is an academic economist who studies labor economics and public policy with a focus on education economics. Seth is a native of Massachusetts and lived in New Haven, CT from 2008 to 2014 and recived his PhD in Economics from Yale University. He is now an Assistant Professor of Economics and the Richard N. Rosett Faculty Fellow at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. He is also a Faculty Research Fellow at NBER, a Research Fellow at IZA, and a Research Scholar at Yale University. Professor Zimmerman studies Labor Economics and Public Finance.