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Amy Finkelstein is the John and Jennie S. MacDonald Professor of Economics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the co-founder and Co-Scientific Director of the Jameel Poverty Action Lab-North America.  Her research interests focus on public finance and health economics, particularly market failures and government intervention in insurance and health care markets. She has been an NBER affiliate since 2001.

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Heidi Williams is the Charles R. Schwab Professor of Economics at Stanford University. Her research investigates the causes and consequences of technological change, with a particular focus on health care markets. She has been an NBER affiliate since 2010.

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