|Institution|| University of Chicago |
Harris School of Public Policy
|Field|| Behavioral economics,|
|Alma mater|| University of Michigan (PhD)|
University of Colorado (MA)
University of Wisconsin (BA)
| Greg Duncan |
Ariel Kalil (born July 18, 1969) is a developmental psychologist and professor at the University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy and the director of the Center for Human Potential and Public Policy.She studies economic conditions, parenting, and child development. She is an expert in using tools from behavioral economics to influence parenting behavior. Her work has been featured in The New York Times , Slate , and The Washington Post . Along with the Harris School's former dean Susan Mayer, Kalil is the co-director of the Behavioral Insights in Parenting Lab.
Kalil received bachelor's degrees from the University of Wisconsin–Madison in 1991, and MA from the University of Colorado Boulder in 1993. She then completed her Ph.D. in developmental psychology from the University of Michigan in 1996, followed by a postdoc from at the same institution.
Kalil was hired as an assistant professor at the University of Chicago in 1999. She was promoted to associate professor (with tenure) in 2004, and full professor in 2009. Kalil has also received the following awards:
Kalil is also a contributor to Brookings, Education Next, and Behavioral Scientist.She was previously a board member of the Panel Study of Income Dynamics while at Michigan.
James Joseph Heckman is a Nobel Prize winning American economist who is currently at the University of Chicago, where he is The Henry Schultz Distinguished Service Professor in Economics and the College; Professor at the Harris School of Public Policy; Director of the Center for the Economics of Human Development (CEHD); and Co-Director of Human Capital and Economic Opportunity (HCEO) Global Working Group. He is also Professor of Law at the Law School, a senior research fellow at the American Bar Foundation, and a research associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research. In 2000, Heckman shared the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences with Daniel McFadden, for his pioneering work in econometrics and microeconomics. As of December 2020, according to RePEc, he is the second most influential economist in the world.
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Yamuna Krishnan is a professor at the Department of Chemistry, University of Chicago, where she has worked since August 2014. She was born to P.T. Krishnan and Mini in Parappanangadi, in the Malappuram district of Kerala, India. She was earlier a Reader in National Centre for Biological Sciences, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Bangalore, India. Krishnan won the Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize for science and technology, the highest science award in India in the year 2013 in the Chemical Science category.
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