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California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo

Jacqueline Doremus

Jacqueline Doremus is an Assistant Professor in the Economics Department of the Orfalea College of Business with expertise in environmental and natural resource economics, health and industrial organization. She earned her PhD at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor in 2015. Prior to that, she worked at the US Agency for International Development in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo. She graduated from Stanford University in 2004 with a BS in Earth Systems and minor in Economics.

Alexander Dow

University of Stirling and University of Victoria, Canada

Sheila Dow

Sheila Dow’s research focuses on the methodology and history of economics, money and banking, regional finance and macroeconomics. In addition to her academic career she has worked as an economist in the government sector, and has been a special advisor to the UK Treasury Select Committee. Her recent books include Foundations for New Economic Thinking (2012) and A History of Scottish Economic Thought (edited with A. Dow, 2006).

William Dow

University College Dublin

Orla Doyle

Dr. Orla Doyle is an Associate Professor in the UCD School of Economics and a Research Fellow at the UCD Geary Institute for Public Policy at University College Dublin. The core focus of her research is the economics of human behaviour. She has developed, led, and consolidated a large research programme dedicated to evaluating the effectiveness of early childhood intervention programmes using experimental designs. She is the Director of the UCD Childhood and Human Development Research Centre.


Elaine Drayton

Elaine is research economist at the Institute for Fiscal Studies, working in the Education and Skills sector. Her research interests include understanding the origins of socioeconomic inequalities and the role that policies can play during the early years, adolescence and early adulthood in reducing socioeconomic gaps. Current projects include investigating the contribution of universities to social mobility and the mechanisms behind this. Prior to joining the IFS, she worked as a researcher at the Early Intervention Foundation where her work focused on assessing the effectiveness of early intervention programmes.