Silke Anger
Research Fellow

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Anger Silke Anger is Head of the Research Department "Education and Employment over the Life Course" at the Institute for Employment Research (IAB) and Professor of Economics, in particular Economics of Education, at the Otto-Friedrich University Bamberg. She received her Ph.D. in economics at the Humboldt University Berlin in 2005. Her research interests include empirical labor economics, economics of education, and health economics. Currently she is working on the importance of cognitive and non-cognitive skills in the labor market, on economic and social consequences of educational reforms, and on intergenerational mobility.

Her work has been published in journals such as Labour Economics, Journal of Population Economics, and Journal of Health Economics.

She joined IZA as a Research Fellow in January 2011.
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IZA Discussion Papers:
No. Author(s)
10561  Silke Anger
Georg Camehl
Frauke Peter
Involuntary Job Loss and Changes in Personality Traits
(forthcoming in: Journal of Economic Psychology, 2017)
9918  Silke Anger
Daniel D. Schnitzlein
Cognitive Skills, Non-Cognitive Skills, and Family Background: Evidence from Sibling Correlations
(published in: Journal of Population Economics, 2017, 30 (2), 591-620)
8139  Sarah Dahmann
Silke Anger
The Impact of Education on Personality: Evidence from a German High School Reform
5749  Silke Anger
The Intergenerational Transmission of Cognitive and Non-Cognitive Skills During Adolescence and Young Adulthood
(revised version published as 'Intergenerational Transmission of Cognitive and Noncognitive Skills' in: John Ermisch, Markus Jäntti, and Timothy Smeeding (eds.), From Parents to Children: The Intergenerational Transmission of Advantage, Russell Sage Foundation, New York, 2012, 393 - 421 )
5489  Silke Anger
The Cyclicality of Effective Wages within Employer-Employee Matches in a Rigid Labor Market
(revised version published in: Labour Economics, 2011, 18 (6), 786-797)
4873  Silke Anger
Michael Kvasnicka
Thomas Siedler
One Last Puff? Public Smoking Bans and Smoking Behavior
(revised version published in: Journal of Health Economics, 2011, 30 (3), 591-601)
429  Silke Anger
Johannes Schwarze
Does Future PC Use Determine Our Wages Today? Evidence from German Panel Data
(published in: Labour, 2003, 17 (3), 337-360)