Daniel Kemptner works as a research associate in the Public Economics Department and Graduate Center of DIW Berlin. After having studied economics at the University of Mannheim and the University of Toronto, he joined the Graduate Center of DIW Berlin in September 2009. In June 2013, he obtained his Ph.D. at the Free University Berlin. In his thesis, he investigated the links between education, health risks and economic outcomes. The main chapter focuses on the analysis of health-related life cycle risks of consumption and old age poverty.