|Born||1963 (age 56–57)|
|Alma mater|| Cornell University |
|Information at IDEAS / RePEc|
Phillip B. Levine (born 1963)is the Katharine Coman and A. Barton Hepburn Professor of Economics at Wellesley College. He is known for his research on the effect of interventions intended to benefit disadvantaged youth, as well as factors that affect the rate of teenage childbearing in the United States. His research has included a study reporting a beneficial effect of Sesame Street on academic achievement in elementary school children. He is also the founder of MyinTuition, a tool that aims to calculate the actual amount a prospective college student will have to pay in tuition, based on students' income, investments, and homeownership. He was inspired to create the tool when he had difficulty determining whether his sons would qualify for financial aid in college. It was originally launched at Wellesley in 2013, and was being used by 31 colleges across the United States as of January 2018.
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Mary Hall Surface is an American playwright and director of theater, working primarily in the Washington, D.C. area. Surface's work has focused primarily on youth and family content. Surface has received accolades from critics for the inventive use of costumes and music mixed with classic storytelling, often with origins in folk tales. She has earned one Helen Hayes Award for Outstanding Direction of a Resident Musical - out of eight nominations. In addition, soundtrack of her musical The Odyssey of Telémaca co-written with composer David Maddox won the 2004 Parents' Choice Gold Award. Ms. Surface is from Bowling Green, KY and was Kentucky's Junior Miss and First Runner Up in the America's Junior Miss Pageant.
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Melissa S. Kearney is the Neil Moskowitz Professor of Economics at the University of Maryland, College Park and a research associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER). She is also director of the Aspen Economic Strategy Group; a non-resident Senior Fellow at The Brookings Institution; a scholar affiliate and member of the board of the Notre Dame Wilson-Sheehan Lab for Economic Opportunities (LEO); and a scholar affiliate of the MIT Abdul Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL). She has been an editorial board member of the American Economic Journal: Economic Policy since 2019 and of the Journal of Economic Literature since 2017. Kearney served as director of the Hamilton Project at Brookings from 2013 to 2015 and as co-chair of the JPAL State and Local Innovation Initiative from 2015 to 2018.
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