Esmée Zwiers is a Postdoctoral Research Associate at the Center for Health and Wellbeing at Princeton University. She is an applied microeconomist who works mainly in the fields of labor economics, family economics, and health economics. Esmée is particularly interested in the influence of childhood circumstances in the child’s human capital formation, which was also the topic of her dissertation. Esmée earned her Ph.D. in Economics from Erasmus University Rotterdam and the Tinbergen Institute. She also holds a BSc and MSc degree in Economics from Erasmus University Rotterdam.