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David S. Moore

David S. Moore is Shanti S. Gupta Distinguished Professor of Statistics, Emeritus, at Purdue University and was 1998 president of the American Statistical Association. He received his AB from Princeton and his PhD from Cornell, both in mathematics. He has written many research papers in statistical theory and served on the editorial boards of several major journals. Professor Moore is an elected fellow of the American Statistical Association and of the Institute of Mathematical Statistics and an elected member of the International Statistical Institute. He has served as program director for statistics and probability at the National Science Foundation. In recent years, Professor Moore has devoted his attention to the teaching of statistics. He was the content developer for the Annenberg/Corporation for Public Broadcasting college-level telecourse Against All Odds: Inside Statistics and for the series of video modules Statistics: Decisions through Data, intended to aid the teaching of statistics in schools. He is the author of influential articles on statistics education and of several leading texts. Professor Moore has served as president of the International Association for Statistical Education and has received the Mathematical Association of America’s national award for distinguished college or university teaching of mathematics.


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Jack Parkinson

Jack Parkinson is an Associate Professor in Economics at the University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC). He received his Hons. BA from Western University and his MA and PhD from the University of Toronto. He has worked as a corporate tax policy analyst for the Ontario Ministry of Finance while teaching during his lunchtime or evenings. Over the past twenty years he has taught on all three campuses of the University of Toronto. Currently, he teaches introductory microeconomics, intermediate and advanced macroeconomics, money and banking, economics of organization, and applied economic statistics.


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Margaret Ray

Margaret Ray is Professor of Economics at the University of Mary Washington, where she specializes in teaching introductory economics. She received her BS in Economics from Oklahoma State University and her PhD in Economics from the University of Tennessee. Her research is primarily in the areas of economic education and equine industry economics. In 2003 she taught AP economics at Collegiate School in Virginia. Ray received the National Council on Economic Education’s Excellence in Teaching Economics award in 1991. She has been involved in the AP Economics program since 1992, serving as a reader and question leader, writing test items, overseeing the AP course audit, writing College Board “Special Focus” articles, and contributing activities to the National Council on Economic Education’s AP Economics resource. She has been a College Board Endorsed Consultant for economics since 2001 and she conducts several professional development workshops and institutes each year. She currently serves on the Steering Committee for the College Board’s AP National Conference.


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Chad Syverson

Chad Syverson's research spans several topics, with a particular focus on the interactions of firm structure, market structure, and productivity. His work has been published in several top journals and has earned several National Science Foundation Awards, Olin Foundation Grants, and a Brookings Dissertations Fellowships.
 
"My engineering background definitely spurred my research interest in productivity. I like to visit factories and investigate how things are put together, what can go wrong when they are, and what factors influence firms' operating success (or lack thereof)."
 
Syverson is an associate editor of the Rand Journal of Economics, an editorial board member of the B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy, and a research associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research in the Productivity, Industrial Organization, Environmental and Energy Economics, and EFG Programs. He also serves on the board of the Chicago Census Research Data Center. Prior to these appointments, Syverson was visiting scholar at the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis and a mechanical engineer co-op for Loral Defense Systems and Unisys Corporations.
 
He earned two bachelor's degrees in 1996 from the University of North Dakota, one in economics and one in mechanical engineering. He earned a master's degree in 1998 and a PhD in 2001, both in economics from the University of Maryland. Syverson joined the Chicago Booth faculty in 2008.


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Alex Tabarrok

Alex Tabarrok is Bartley J. Madden Chair in Economics at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University and director of research for The Independent Institute. Tabarrok is co-author with Tyler Cowen of the popular economics blog, Marginal Revolution. His recent research looks at bounty hunters, judicial incentives and elections, crime control, patent reform, methods to increase the supply of human organs for transplant, and the regulation of pharmaceuticals. He is the editor of the books, Entrepreneurial Economics: Bright Ideas from the Dismal Science; The Voluntary City: Choice, Community, and Civil Society; and Changing the Guard: Private Prisons and The Control of Crime. His papers have appeared in the Journal of Law and Economics, Public Choice, Economic Inquiry, Journal of Health Economics, Journal of Theoretical Politics, The American Law and Economics Review, Kyklos and many other journals. His popular articles have appeared in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and many other magazines and newspapers.


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Alan M. Taylor

Alan M. Taylor is Professor of Economics at the University of California, Davis. He received his B.A. in 1987 from King’s College, Cambridge, U.K and earned his Ph.D. in economics from Harvard University in 1992. Taylor has been teaching international macroeconomics, growth, and economic history at UC Davis since 1999, where he directs the Center for the Evolution of the Global Economy.  He is also a research associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research and coauthor (with Maurice Obstfeld) of Capital Markets: Integration, Crisis and Growth (Cambridge University Press, 2004). Taylor was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship in 2004 and was a visiting professor at the American University in Paris and London Business School in 2005–06.  He lives in Davis, with his wife Claire, and has two young children, Olivia and Sebastian.


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Alan M. Taylor

Alan M. Taylor is Professor of Economics at the University of California,Davis. He received his B.A. in 1987 from King’s College, Cambridge, U.K and earned his Ph.D. in economics from Harvard University in 1992. Taylor has been teaching international macroeconomics, growth, and economic history at UC Davis since 1999, where he directs the Center for the Evolution of the Global Economy. He is also a research associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research and coauthor (with Maurice Obstfeld) of *Capital Markets: Integration, Crisis and Growth* (Cambridge University Press, 2004). Taylor was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship in 2004 and was a visiting professor at the American University in Paris and London Business School in 2005–06. He lives in Davis, with his wife Claire, and has two young children, Olivia and Sebastian.


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Sarah E. Turner

Sarah Turner is a University Professor of Economics & Education and the Souder Family Professor at the University of Virginia, where she holds appointments in the Department of Economics, the Curry School of Education, and the Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy. She is also a Faculty Research Associate of the National Bureau of Economics Research. Turner received her PhD in economics from the University of Michigan and her undergraduate degree from Princeton University. Professor Turner’s research focuses on how students make choices about college going, the impact of financial aid, and the determinants of postsecondary degree attainment. Turner’s research also examines global education markets and the role of high-skill immigration in labor market outcomes. Turner is a co–principal investigator (with Caroline Hoxby) of the Expanding College Opportunities project, a randomized controlled trial that had a substantial impact on college choice for high-achieving low-income students. Professor Turner’s research has received funding from federal agencies and private foundations including the Institute for Education Sciences, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the Spencer Foundation, and the Smith Richardson Foundation.


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