Matthew Gentzkow is Professor of Economics at Stanford University. He studies empirical industrial organization and political economy, with a focus on media industries. He received the 2014 John Bates Clark Medal, given by the American Economic Association to the American economist under the age of forty who has made the most significant contribution to economic thought and knowledge.
Cesi Cruz is an Assistant Professor of Political Science at the University of British Columbia.
James D. Fearon is Theodore and Frances Geballe Professor in the School of Humanities and Sciences and Professor of Political Science at Stanford University. He is also a Senior Fellow at the Freeman-Spogli Institute for International Studies. His research focuses on political violence – interstate, civil, and ethnic conflict in particular.
John Duggan is a professor of political science and economics at the University of Rochester, and he is a research associate of the W. Allen Wallis Institute of Political Economy. He was director of the W. Allen Wallis Institute of Political Economy for the period 2002-2012, and he was co-managing editor for the journal Social Choice and Welfare for the period 2008-2015.
John W. Patty is a Professor of Political Science at the University of Chicago and Co-editor of the Journal of Theoretical Politics. Professor Patty’s research focuses on mathematical models of political institutions. His substantive interests include political legitimacy, the US Congress, the federal bureaucracy, American political development, and democratic theory.