Wendy K. Tam Cho is Professor in the Departments of Political Science, Statistics, and Asian American Studies, Senior Research Scientist at the National Center for Supercomputing Applications, Faculty in the Illinois Informatics Institute, and Affiliate of the Cline Center for Democracy and the Computational Science and Engineering Program at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Fred Finan is a professor of economics at UC Berkeley whose research interests are Development Economics and Political Economy. He is an affiliate of Bureau for Research and Economic Analysis of Development(BREAD), and a research fellow at IZA and National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER).
Alberto Díaz-Cayeros is an Associate Professor of International Relations and Pacific Studies at UCSD and the Director of the Center for U.S.-Mexican Studies (USMEX). He is affiliated with the Center for Democracy, Development, and Rule of Law (CDDRL), the Stanford Center for International Development (SCID), and is a member of the board of the Center for Latin American Studies.
Erik Olin Wright is a professor in the Department of Sociology, University of Wisconsin - Madison. His extensive writings on class analysis provide a perspective that seems more useful for structural class analysis in North America. He incorporates analysis of recent developments in capitalism in this class analysis.