Head of Research Department/Professor of Economics
Institute for Employment Research (IAB) / Otto-Friedrich University Bamberg
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.
She received her Ph.D. in economics at the Humboldt-Universitat zu Berlin in 2005.
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