James Robinson is a University Professor at Harris Public Policy at the University of Chicago. He studied economics at the London School of Economics, the University of Warwick and Yale University. He was formerly the Wilbur A. Cowett Professor of Government at Harvard University. He was recently named Faculty Director of the Pearson Institute. His main research interests are in comparative economic and political development with a particular interest in Latin America and Sub-Saharan Africa.
Professor Greenstone is the Milton Friedman Professor of Economics and the Director of the Energy Policy Institute at Chicago (EPIC). His research largely focuses on environmental and energy economics. Prior to rejoining the faculty at Chicago, Professor Greenstone was the 3M Professor of Economics at Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
David O. Meltzer M.D., Ph.D. is Chief of the Section of Hospital Medicine, Director of the Center for Health and Social Sciences, and Chair of the Committee on Clinical and Translational Science at The University of Chicago, where he is Professor in the Department of Medicine, and affiliated faculty of Harris Public Policy and the Department of Economics. Professor Meltzer's research explores problems in health economics and publics policy with a focus on the theoretical foundations of medical cost-effectiveness analysis and the cost and quality of hospital care.