Our Team

Our research group brings economists together with computer scientists to leverage advances in continuous data acquisition, high performance computing, and machine learning in applied microeconomics.

Peter Christensen

Assistant Professor at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics

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Economists

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Mateus Souza
nogueir2@illinois.edu
Agricultural and Consumer Economics PhD, 2019

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Abdollah Farhoodi
farhood2@illinois.edu
Economics PhD

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Alex Stevens
ansteve2@illinois.edu
Agricultural and Consumer Economics PhD, 2019

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Ignacio Sarmiento Barbieri
srmntbr2@illinois.edu
Postdoctoral Associate
(PhD Economics 2018)

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Bryan Parthum
parthum2@illinois.edu
Applied Microeconomics PhD, 2019

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Nazanin Khazra
khazra2@illinois.edu
Economics PhD


Computer Scientists

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Yifang Zhang
zhang303@illinois.edu
Computer Science MS, 2016

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Alex Moore
am8@illinois.edu
Computer Science BS, 2020

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Tom Phillips
thomasp3@illinois.edu
Computer Science MS, 2019

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Francis Ng
cng10@illinois.edu
Math and Computer Science BS,2017
Master of Computer Science, 2019

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Erick Li
zhiyuan5@illinois.edu
Civil Engineering, 2018

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Chris Kim
chkim12@illinos.edu
Computer Science BS, 2019

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Daniel Rychel
drychel2@illinois.edu
Computer Science BS, 2020

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Yuchen Liang
yliang35@illinois.edu
Electrical and Computer Engineering BS, 2019


Alumni

Eric Rosenberg, Computer Science BS 2016: Apple Inc
Stephen Sullivan, Computer Science BS 2017: Jump Trading
Lance Zheng, Computer Science BS 2018: Yelp
Abhishek Banerjee, Computer Engineering BS 2018
Jiajun Xu, Computer Science MCS 2019
Roshan Rajan, Computer Engineering BS 2019: Microsoft
Jonathan Shobrook, Mathematics and Computer Science BS 2020
Elena Lee, Computer Science BS 2019
Surya Tadigadapa, Computer Engineering BS 2017: Microsoft
Jian Zou, UIUC ECON 2nd year PHD 2022
Eli Yu, Statistics and Computer Science BS 2019
Amanda Ang, Agricultural and Applied Economics PhD 2017: University of South California
Renato Schwambach Vieira, Agricultural and Consumer Economics PhD 2019
Yuwei(Alice) Chen, Library and Information Science MS 2017: Umass Amherst
Sam Chadri, Computer Science BS 2019