Team directory: P

Team directory: P

Photo: Dan Renzetti, OPAC

Rohini Pande, Henry J. Heinz II Professor of Economics

Rohini Pande is the Henry J. Heinz II Professor of Economics and Director of the Economic Growth Center, Yale University.

ISPS graduate policy fellow 2022

Belisa Pang,

Belisa Pang is a Ph.D. student at Yale School of Management and a J.D. student at Yale Law School. Her research primarily focuses on empirical studies of consumer and corporate bankruptcy. As an ISPS fellow, Belisa will use statistical methods to analyze the effect of childcare on success in bankruptcy.

Limor Peer, Associate Director for Research

Office Location: 238 Prospect Street
Phone: 203-432-0054
Email: limor.peer@yale.edu

Danielle Petrafesa, Senior Administrative Assistant

Address: 238 Prospect Street
Phone: 203-432-9736
Email: danielle.petrafesa@yale.edu

Benjamin Polak, William C Brainard Professor of Economics; Professor of Management

Professor Polak is an expert on decision theory, game theory, and economic history. His work explores economic agents whose goals are richer than those captured in traditional models. His work on game theory ranges from foundational theoretical work on common knowledge, to applied topics in corporate finance and law and economics. Most recently, he has made contributions to the theory of repeated games with asymmetric information. Other research interests include economic inequality and individuals’ responses to uncertainty.

Gwen Prowse

Gwen Prowse, Graduate Student, Political Science & African American Studies

Gwen Prowse is a joint doctoral student in political science and African American studies. She currently serves as the co-director for the ISPS Policy Fellows program.  Gwen’s research focuses on historical and contemporary issues of urban inequality in general, and for Black Americans in particular.  She uses a mixed methods approach to investigate how these inequalities shape political behavior. Prior to coming to Yale, Gwen worked in education and community development, both as a high school teacher and instructional coach in southeastern Arkansas and Delaware.