Editorial Advisory Board

Maintaining diligence and independence is critical to our mission.  Our Editorial Advisory Board helps set the direction, tone and substantive methodological approach of Y Analytics, as well as guides publication of new materials.

Helene D. Gayle

President & CEO, The Chicago Community Trust

Judith Rodin

Former President, The Rockefeller Foundation;

President Emerita, University of Pennsylvania

Laura Tyson

Distinguished Professor of the Graduate School, Haas School of Business;

Chair, Board of Trustees, Blum Center for Developing Economies University of California, Berkeley

Robert J. Zimmer

President, The University of Chicago

Research Advisory Council

The Research Advisory Council advises Y Analytics on the continuous improvement of its methodologies and on engagement with researchers. We do not seek 100% agreement, but rather challenge and guidance in pursuit of evermore effective, research based decisions about how capital can be allocated for the good of the planet and its people.

Michael Callen

Assistant Professor, Rady School of Management, UC San Diego;

Affiliate at NBER, CEPR, BREAD, J-PAL, and CEGA

Shawn Cole

John G McLean Professor of Business Administration, Harvard Business School

Esther Duflo

Abdul Latif Jameel Professor of Poverty Alleviation and Development Economics, Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology;

Co-founder and co-director, Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL)

Michael Greenstone

Milton Friedman Distinguished Service Professor in Economics, the College, and the Harris School, The University of Chicago;

Director, the Becker Friedman Institute, the interdisciplinary Energy Policy Institute, and the Tata Center For Development, The University of Chicago

Dean Karlan

Professor, Economics & Finance, Kellogg School of Management;

Co-Director, Global Poverty Research Lab, Northwestern University;

President and Founder, Innovations for Poverty Action

Paul Niehaus

Associate Professor, Department of Economics, UC San Diego;

Co-founder, GiveDirectly and Segovia;

Research Fellow, NBER; Affiliate, BREAD, J-PAL, and CEGA


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