Our Team

Bruce D. Meyer

Bruce D. Meyer

McCormick Foundation Professor, CID Project Founder

Bruce D. Meyer is the founder of the CID Project and serves as the McCormick Foundation Professor at the University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy. His research focuses on poverty and inequality, tax policy, government safety net programs such as unemployment insurance, workers’ compensation, food stamps, and Medicaid, and the accuracy of household surveys. Meyer received his BA and MA in economics from Northwestern University and his PhD in economics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

bdmeyer@uchicago.edu

Derek Wu

Derek Wu

Postdoctoral Scholar

Derek Wu is a Postdoctoral Scholar at the CID Project and a 2021 PhD from the University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy. He begins as an Assistant Professor at the Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy at the University of Virginia in the Fall. His research focuses on poverty and inequality, the effects of government programs, and the economics of education. Wu received his AB from Princeton University’s School of Public and International Affairs.

derekwu@uchicago.edu

Angela Wyse

Angela Wyse

Graduate Research Fellow

Angela Wyse is a Graduate Research Fellow at the CID Project and a PhD student at the University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy. Her research focuses on poverty, homelessness, and immigration. Wyse received her BA from the University of Michigan and an MPP from the Harvard Kennedy School of Government.

awyse@uchicago.edu

Gillian Meyer

Gillian Meyer

Menard Family Pre-Doctoral Fellow

Gillian Meyer is a Menard Pre-Doctoral Fellow at the CID Project. Her research at the CID Project focuses on government benefit data and homelessness. Meyer received her BA in economics and mathematics from Pomona College.

gplmeyer@uchicago.edu

Connor Murphy

Connor Murphy

Menard Family Pre-Doctoral Fellow

Connor Murphy is a Menard Pre-Doctoral Fellow at the CID Project. His research at the CID Project focuses on household consumption surveys and homelessness. Murphy received his BA in Economics and Applied Mathematics from the University of Notre Dame.

connormurphy@uchicago.edu

Matthew Stadnicki

Matthew Stadnicki

Menard Family Pre-Doctoral Fellow

Matthew Stadnicki is a Menard Pre-Doctoral Fellow at the CID Project. His research at the CID Project focuses on tax and earnings data and the effects of government programs. Stadnicki received his BA in economics and mathematics from Northwestern University.

mstadnicki@uchicago.edu

Affiliated Researchers

Nikolas Mittag is an Associate Professor at CERGE-EI. His CID Project research focuses on misreporting in surveys and developing new methods to correct survey errors.

James Sullivan is the Gilbert F. Schaefer College Professor of Economics and co-founder of the Wilson Sheehan Lab for Economic Opportunity at the University of Notre Dame. His CID Project research focuses on real-time poverty measurement and the relationship between income and consumption.

 

CID Project Alumni

Kevin Corinth (Staff Director, Joint Economic Committee, U.S. Congress), Brian Curran (Graduate Student, University of Chicago); Grace Finley (Graduate Student, Harvard University); Alexa Grunwaldt (Graduate Student, Yale University); Victoria Mooers (Graduate Student, Columbia University)

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