Michael S. Bernstam, a research fellow at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University, is an economic demographer who studies economic systems in their relationship with income, population, financial development, natural resources, the environment, conflict, and other social change.

Alvin Rabushka, a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution of Stanford University, works in the public policy areas of taxation in the U.S. and abroad, and economic development in the Pacific Rim countries, Israel, and the transition economies of Central and Eastern Europe, notably Russia.