Our Research Team

Our Research Team

Pierre-Richard Agénor

Pierre-Richard Agénor

Pierre-Richard Agénor is the Hallsworth Professor at the University of Manchester. Prior to joining the University of Manchester, Professor Agénor was Lead Economist and Director of the Macroeconomics and Policy Assessment Skills Program, World Bank. Prior to that, he was an Economist and Senior Economist in the Research Department of the International Monetary Fund. During
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Madina Agénor

Madina Agénor

Madina Agénor, ScD, MPH is an Adjunct Assistant Professor of Social and Behavioral Sciences at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. She is also the inaugural Gerald R. Gill Assistant Professor of Race, Culture, and Society in the Department of Community Health at Tufts University. As a social epidemiologist and health services researcher, Dr. Agénor
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Levi Altringer

Levi Altringer

Levi Altringer is a PhD Candidate in Economics at Colorado State University in Fort Collins where he also received a master’s degree in Economics. His research interests include stratification economics, the political economy of race and gender, social reproduction, applied microeconomics, and public economics. Recently he has been investigating the role of social reproduction in
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Neha Bairoliya

Neha Bairoliya

Dr. Bairoliya is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Finance and Business Economics at the Marshall School of Business at the University of Southern California. Bairoliya received her Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Minnesota in 2015.  Her research interests lie in analyzing demographic transitions and understanding the macroeconomic and welfare effects of
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Elissa Braunstein

Elissa Braunstein

Elissa Braunstein is Professor of Economics at Colorado State University in Fort Collins, as well Editor for the journal Feminist Economics. Most recently she worked for 2.5 years as a Senior Economist and Head of the unit on Economic Cooperation and Integration Among Developing Countries at the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD).
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Lídia Brun

Lídia Brun

Lídia is from Barcelona and lives in Brussels, where she studied the Master in Quantitive Economics in ECARES and is currently doing her PhD. Her research interests are in the fields of Macroeconomics and Econometrics. Her PhD research is on the links between Inequality and Household Debt, an emerging and hot topic. Despite the consensus
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Binderiya Byambasuren

Binderiya Byambasuren

Binderiya Byambasuren is entering her fourth year of PhD in Economics at American University. Her research focuses on gender distributional effects of rising demand for long-term care in a macroeconomic framework. She is currently working with the Care Work and the Economy Working Group 3 to help develop a CGE model to incorporate eldercare for
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Seung-Eun Cha

Seung-Eun Cha

Seung-Eun Cha received her Ph.D. in Human Development and Family Studies from Seoul National University. Her doctoral dissertation dealt with examining the impact of the family role, as spouse and parent, on individual health experience, based on gender difference. After receiving her Ph.D. her research interests expanded to midlife development, life transition issues, and retirement
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Jiyeun Chang

Jiyeun Chang

Jiyeun Chang, Ph. D., is a Research Fellow and Vice President at the Korea Labor Institute (KLI). Dr. Chang earned her Ph. D. in sociology from the University of Wisconsin, Madison and joined KLI in 1999. Her research interests include: female and elderly labor market, work-life balance, and income inequality. She is currently working on
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Gretchen Donehower

Gretchen Donehower

Gretchen Stockmayer Donehower is a Research Specialist with the Center on the Economics and Demography of Aging at the University of California at Berkeley and an Adjunct Fellow of the East West Center, University of Hawaii. Her current research projects include National Transfer Accounts (ntaccounts.org) which is focused on understanding the age dimension of economic
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