Marina Kartseva has graduate degrees in physics and in economics from the New Economic School (NES). She is a Senior Economist at the Centre for Economics and Financial Research (CEFIR) in Moscow. Her main research interests are in labor, income distribution and policy impact evaluation.
Moshe Hazan is an associate professor in Economics at Tel-Aviv University, a Research Fellow at the CEPR and an Associate Editor of Macroeconomic Dynamics. He received his Ph.D. from the Hebrew University in 2002 and spent a year as a Post–Doctoral Fellow at MIT. During the academic year 2009-2010, he held a position as Visiting Assistant Professor at the University of Pennsylvania. His research focuses on understanding the determinants of long-run economic growth and its interaction with demographic change and gender differences. It also concentrates on current demographic trends in developed countries and their interaction with income inequality and economic growth.
Olga Rastrigina is a Senior Research Fellow at the Institute for Social and Economic Research, University of Essex, UK. Before moving to the UK, Olga spent six years as a Research Fellow at BICEPS.
Currently, Olga is working on the development of the tax-benefit micro-simulation model EUROMOD.