Nicolas Petrosky-Nadeau is a macroeconomist interested in the functioning of labor and credit markets in the presence of trading frictions. His current work focuses on deep recessions with high unemployment, with special attention to the role of housing as collateral for consumer credit in goods markets.
Gerda Falkner is the Director of the Institute for European Integration Research in Vienna. Since 1992 she has been employed at the University of Vienna, first as a researcher, and later as a professor of political science, in the Department of Government (Institut für Staatswissenschaft).
Dr. Paola Mattei, BSc (Georgetown University), M.Phil. (Oxon), PhD (LSE), University Lecturer in Comparative Social Policy and Governing Body Fellow of the European Studies Centre at St Antony’s (elected 2010).
Giovanni Laino is associate professor in Town Planning at the Department of Urban Design and Planning of the University of Naples Federico II. He is a former member of the pilot comittee of the European Programme "Quartiers en Crise" and vice president of the European Association of the "Regie du Quartiers".
A Greek and Swiss binational, Yannis Papadopoulos received his Ph.D. in political science from the University of Geneva in 1987, and is currently a professor of public policy at the University of Lausanne. He has held visiting positions at the European University Institute, Sciences Po and Ecole Normale Supérieure (ENS), and has been affiliated as a research director with the CNRS.