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Joy Buchanan is a millennial mom and an Assistant Professor of Economics at Samford University. Her publications, mostly in behavioral and experimental economics, are listed at her website. You can also find her on Twitter at @aboutJoy Writing every day is an aspiration.

Jeremy Horpedahl is an Associate Professor of Economics at the University of Central Arkansas. His research has been published in Public Choice, Econ Journal WatchConstitutional Political Economy, the Atlantic Economic Journal, and Public Finance and Management. He has two young children, a wonderful wife, and the best home bar in the largest dry county in the US. Follow him on Twitter @jmhorp, if you dare.

Michael Makowsky is an economist at Clemson University. He enjoys applying the fully-baked theories of others and arriving at his own quarter-baked conclusions. Given the slightest provocation he will explain how to fix sports he himself has never played well or, often, even at all. His actual research can be found at michaelmakowsky.com.

Zachary Bartsch is an Assistant Professor at Ave Maria University. His research includes macroeconomics and economic uncertainty. You can find him on twitter at @zachary_bartsch 

James Bailey is a health economist at Providence College. He can generally be found chasing knowledge, frisbees, or his two kids. He is online at @1ArmedEconomistPursuit of Truthiness, and james-bailey.net

Vincent Geloso is an Assistant Professor of Economics at George Mason University and earned his Ph.D. from the London School of Economics. Professor Geloso specializes in the measurement of living standards today and in the distant past. He combines his specialization in economic history with a specialization in political economy in order to explain differences in living standards over time and space. His most recent articles have been published in Public Choice, Explorations in Economic History, Economic Inquiry, European Review of Economic History, Contemporary Economic Policy and Southern Economic Journal.

Scott Buchanan is the inventor or co-inventor on over 100 U.S. patents. He can also be found blogging at letterstocreationists.wordpress.com


Santiago Gangotena – Ecuadorean physicist converted to economics, teaches economics at Universidad San Francisco de Quito. Interested in music, philosophy, programming, and the liberal arts. In my research I build artificial worlds to make economic experiments (Agent Based Modeling). Great Danes and gardens in my spare time.

Doug Norton teaches economics at his alma mater Florida State University in Tallahassee, Florida. His research is at the intersection of economics, psychology, and sociology and focuses on topics related to collective action, poverty, religion, and culture. But, man cannot live on economics alone. Doug is also a devoted husband, father to three, and loves his local Catholic church.

Darwyyn Deyo is an Assistant Professor of Economics at San Jose State University where she researches law and economics and health economics. She has published on occupational licensing, the economics of crime, and tort reform. She is also an Affiliate Scholar at the Knee Center for the Study of Occupational Regulation and enjoys talking to her friends about the economics in science fiction, Jane Austen, and other contemporary media.

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