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Janet Currie is the Henry Putnam Professor of Economics and Public Affairs at the Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School, and Co-Director of the Princeton Center for Health and Wellbeing. Her research focuses on the economic analysis of child development, particularly socioeconomic differences in health and access to health care. She has been an NBER affiliate since 1991.

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Anna Aizer is a professor of economics at Brown University. She is a health and labor economist with primary interests in children’s health and well-being,  and especially the impact of public programs such as cash transfers on children. She has been an NBER affiliate since 2004.

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