Stefanie Schurer is an Associate Professor in the School of Economics at the University of Sydney. Her research interest is the Economics of Human Development. Most of her current projects explore the evolution of skills, preferences, and health over the lifecourse and the role that parents and the public sector play in determining these skills. She is involved in several linked administrative data projects in Australia, evaluating among others the impact of early-life medical care and cash/in-kind transfers on children’s skill development.
Peter Savelyev is an Assistant Professor in Economics at The College of William and Mary, USA. His primary research interests are in the field of health economics and the emerging fields of the economics of human development and the economics of personality.