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  • ​John Irons

    Fellow , Center on Education and Skills, New America

    Research Affiliate and Digital Fellow, MIT Initiative on the Digital Economy at the Sloan School of Management

    Visiting Scholar, Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University

  • Sir James Alexander Mirrlees, FBA

    Emeritus Professor of Political Economy, University of Cambridge

  • Alicia Giron

    Researcher, Institute of Economic Research

  • David Autor

    Ford Professor of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

  • Tom Shapiro

    Pokross Professor of Law and Social Policy, Brandeis University

    Director, Institute on Assets and Social Policy

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