About Us

  • Staff

    Elaine Clokey
    Research Administrative Analyst

    Vanessa Jordan
    Research Administrative Analyst

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    David Frisvold
    Adviser
    Emory University
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    Richard Rogerson
    Adviser
    Princeton University
    Robert Shimer
    Adviser
    University of Chicago
  • Advisory Council

    Tim Arnst
    Universal
    Orlando, FL

    Ed Castile
    Alabama Industrial Development Training
    Birmingham, AL

    Keith Jackson
    AT&T
    Atlanta, GA

    Ann Machado
    Creative Staffing
    Miami, FL

    Anoop Mishra
    WorkforceQA
    Birmingham, AL

    Les Range
    U.S. Department of Labor
    Atlanta, GA

    Ken Richards
    Resource Mosaic
    Atlanta, GA

    Dwight Sandlin
    Signature Homes
    Birmingham, AL

    Roni Snyder
    Career Professionals, Inc.
    Morristown, TN

    Mike Stockard
    Elwood Staffing
    Birmingham, AL

  • Contributors

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    Chris Cunningham
    Research Economist and Assistant Policy Adviser
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    Tim Dunne
    Research Economist and Policy Adviser
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    Lei Fang
    Research Economist and Assistant Policy Adviser
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    Todd Greene
    Vice President, Community and Economic Development
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    Patrick Higgins
    Senior Economist
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    Julie Hotchkiss
    Research Economist and Policy Adviser
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    Karen Kopecky
    Research Economist and Assistant Policy Adviser
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    Federico Mandelman
    Research Economist and Associate Policy Adviser
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    John Robertson
    Vice President and Senior Economist
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    Pedro Silos
    Research Economist and Associate Policy Adviser
  • Visiting Scholars

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    Laura Argys
    Interim Dean and Professor
    University of Colorado Denver
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    Chris Bollinger
    Professor
    University of Kentucky
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    Henry S. Farber
    Hughes-Rogers Professor of Economics
    Princeton University
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    Lance Lochner
    Professor and Director, CIBC Centre for Human Capital and Productivity
    Western Ontario University
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    Mike Morrissey
    Professor
    University of Alabama Birmingham
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    Tom Mroz
    Professor
    Clemson University
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    Joe Sabia
    Associate Professor
    San Diego State University
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    Kathleen Thomas
    Associate Professor of Economics
    Mississippi State University
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    Jeffrey Zax
    Associate Chair and Professor
    University of Colorado Boulder