Weerachart Kilenthong

Weerachart Tee Kilenthong is an assistant professor in the Faculty of Economics at the University of the Thai Chamber of Commerce (UTCC) and the director of the Research Institute for Policy Evaluation and Design (RIPED). His research interests include growth and development, macroeconomics, contract theory, financial economics, labor and education economics. He received a Bachelor degree in Engineering (First Class Honor with Gold Medal) from Masters Degree in Physics from Chulalongkorn University.

C. Katharina Spiess

C. Katharina Spies is a professor for educational and family economics at the Free University in Berlin and the acting head of the department for "educational economics" at the German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin). She is part of the Research Group of the Socio-Economic Panel Study (SOEP) at the DIW Berlin. Katharina is a member of several advisory boards on the federal and state level. Her main research interest is in the field of early childhood research.

Malte Sandner

Malte Sandner is Professor at the Technical University Nürnberg. He received his Ph.D. in economics the Leibniz University Hannover in 2013. His main research topic is the experimental evaluation of the "Pro Kind" home visiting program. Furthermore, he is interested in empirical education economics and family economics, with a particular focus on disadvantaged families.

Bart Golsteyn

Bart Golsteyn is Professor of Economics at the Department of Macro, International, and Labor Economics at Maastricht University. His research interests are in human capital and social economics.

Golsteyn received an M.Sc. in Economics and Ph.D. in Economics from Maastricht University in 1999 and 2007 respectively.

Thomas Dohmen

Thomas Dohmen is the Professor of Applied Microeconomics at Universität Bonn (Germany) and Professor of Education and the Labour Market at the School of Business and Economics of Maastricht University. From December 2007 until December 2012, he was Director of the Research Centre for Education and the Labour Market (ROA). From January 2003 until November 2007, he was employed as a Research Associate at IZA. He studied economics at Maastricht University, where he received his Master's degree (M.A.) in Economics in December 1998 and his doctoral degree in May 2003.

Silke Anger

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.

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