Raquel Bernal is an Associate Professor of Labor Economics and Econometrics in the Economics Department at Universidad de los Andes in Bogotá, Colombia. Her recent research focuses on the determinants of an individual's performance in the labor market and in particular, the determinants of ability at early stages of life.
Silke Anger is Senior Researcher at the German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin) in the Department German Socio-Economic Panel Study (SOEP) and Research Fellow at the Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA). Her research interests include empirical labor economics and health economics, with a particular focus on cognitive and non-cognitive skills, intergenerational mobility and risky behavior. Her work has been published in journals such as Labour Economics, Journal of Population Economics, and Journal of Health Economics.