Los tres investigadores que lideran este proyecto son Adam Kapor, Christopher Neilson y Seth Zimmerman. Comenzaron su colaboración con las Escuelas Públicas de New Haven en 2010 y han continuado trabajando con el distrito desde entonces. Antes de investigar el sistema de elección escolar, estudiaron el impacto de un gran proyecto de construcción de escuelas sobre los precios de las viviendas y los resultados de los estudiantes.
Adam works in the areas of industrial organization and the economics of education. He received his Ph.D in Economics from Yale University and his undergraduate degree from Harvard College. His research examines the design of mechanisms and policies for allocating scarce seats at U.S. schools and colleges.
Christopher Neilson is an academic economist who studies public policies in education. He received his PhD in Economics from Yale University and is currently an Assistant Professor of Economics at Princeton University. In other work he studies how to improve school outcomes in other countries such as Chile, Peru and the Dominican Republic.
University of Chicago Booth School of Business
Seth Zimmerman is an Assistant Professor of Economics and the Richard N. Rosett Faculty Fellow at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. He is also a Faculty Research Fellow at NBER, a Research Fellow at IZA, and a Research Scholar at Yale University.
Professor Zimmerman studies Labor Economics and Public Finance. He received his PhD in Economics from Yale University, and his undergraduate degree from Dartmouth College.
Asistentes de Investigación
Los asistentes de investigación coordinaron los equipos de encuesta, analizaron los datos y redactaron los resultados de la investigación.
Data and Field
Fabiola is a Senior Research Associate at the Industrial Relations and Education Research Section of Princeton University, where she works on projects related to labor economics and education on developing countries.
Survey and Data Manager
Felipe Arteaga joined J-PAL LAC as a Research Associate in July 2014. Previously, he worked as an intern at J-PAL LAC on a project that seeks to measure the impact of parents' involvement on students' education.