Patrick Chuard is currently a PhD candidate at the University of Saint Gallen at the School of Economics and Political Sciences and is affiliated to the Swiss Institute for Empirical Economic Research. He completed his undergraduate studies in economics at the University of Zurich in 2015 and worked two years as a research associate at the Zurich University of Applied Sciences at the Winterthur Institute for Health Economics. His main research interests lie in the realm of intergenerational mobility, education, labor, and health economics.