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University of Oxford

Johannes Abeler

Johannes is an Associate Professor in the Department of Economics at the University of Oxford. After studying electrical engineering and industrial engineering, he completed a PhD in economics. His research is in the area of behavioural economics. He has studied the economic effects of honesty, disappointment, fairness, complexity, and fungibility.

Toulouse School of Economics and Institute for Fiscal Studies

Rossi Abi-Rafeh

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Daron Acemoglu

Daron Acemoglu an Institute Professor at MIT and an elected fellow of the National Academy of Sciences, American Philosophical Society, the British Academy of Sciences, the Turkish Academy of Sciences, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the Econometric Society, the European Economic Association, and the Society of Labor Economists. He is also a member of the Group of Thirty.

He is the author of five books, including New York Times bestseller Why Nations Fail: Power, Prosperity, and Poverty (joint with James A. Robinson), Introduction to Modern Economic Growth, and The Narrow Corridor: States, Societies, and the Fate of Liberty (with James A. Robinson).

His new book, Power and Progress: Our Thousand-Year Struggle Over Technology and Prosperity (joint with Simon Johnson), will be published May 2023.

His academic work covers a wide range of areas, including political economy, economic development, economic growth, technological change, inequality, labor economics and economics of networks.

Daron Acemoglu has received the inaugural T. W. Shultz Prize from the University of Chicago in 2004, and the inaugural Sherwin Rosen Award for outstanding contribution to labor economics in 2004, Distinguished Science Award from the Turkish Sciences Association in 2006, the John von Neumann Award, Rajk College, Budapest in 2007, the Carnegie Fellowship in 2017, the Jean-Jacques Laffont Prize in 2018, the Global Economy Prize in 2019, and the CME Mathematical and Statistical Research Institute prize in 2021.

He was awarded the John Bates Clark Medal in 2005, the Erwin Plein Nemmers Prize in 2012, and the 2016 BBVA Frontiers of Knowledge Award.

He holds Honorary Doctorates from the University of Utrecht, the Bosporus University, University of Athens, Bilkent University, the University of Bath, Ecole Normale Superieure, Saclay Paris, and the London Business School.

Heinz College, Carnegie Mellon University

Alessandro Acquisti

Alessandro Acquisti studies have spearheaded the application of economics and behavioral economics to the study of privacy. His articles have won numerous awards and have been published in outlets across multiple fields, including economics, marketing, computer science, and psychology. His findings have been featured in international media outlets, including Economist, NYT, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Financial Times, Wired, CNN, and 60 Minutes.

IFS

Stuart Adam

Stuart works in the Direct Tax and Welfare sector. His research focuses on analysing the design of the tax and benefit system, and he has written about many aspects of tax and benefit policy, including income tax and National Insurance; capital gains tax; VAT; housing taxation; tax credits; incapacity benefits; council tax benefit; work incentives and redistribution; support for families with children; and local government finance. Stuart was an author and editor of the Mirrlees Review of the UK tax system.

University of Oxford

Renée Birgit Adams

Renée B. Adams is a Professor of Finance at Said Business School, University of Oxford. She is a Fellow of the European Corporate Governance Institute and the Asian Bureau of Finance and Economic Research. She is an expert on corporate governance, bank governance and gender. Her work has a strong policy orientation and draws on economics, finance, management and psychology. She co-founded the American Finance Association’s “Academic Female Finance Committee” in 2015 and chaired it until 2020.