Tasha Fairfield holds a Ph.D in political science from the University of California, Berkeley, an M.A. in Latin American studies and an M.S. in physics from Stanford University, and an A.B. in physics, summa cum laude, from Harvard. She is currently on leave as a 2017-18 Mellon Foundation Fellow at Stanford University's Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences (CASBS).
Fernanda Brollo's current research interests are in political economics, development economics and public finance.
F. Daniel Hidalgo is the Cecil and Ida Green Associate Professor of Political Science at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He received his doctorate in Political Science at the University of California at Berkeley and received a BA at Princeton University.
Professor Garcia-Jimeno received his PhD from MIT and has taught at Penn since 2011. His research focuses on political economy, economic history, theory and econometrics.
Barry R. Weingast is the Ward C. Krebs Family Professor, Department of Political Science, and a Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution. He served as Chair, Department of Political Science, from 1996 through 2001. He is a member of the National Academy of Sciences and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.