Rasmus Landersø is research professor at the Rockwool Foundation, centered in Copenhagen, Denmark. He received his PhD in economics from Aarhus University in 2015. His work focuses on providing knowledge of the origins of inequality in skills and opportunity, labour market attachment and educational attainment of marginalised groups, and the determinants of human capital accumulation and criminal behavior. He has published research articles in Journal of Political Economy, AEJ: Applied, and Economic Journal among others, and was awarded the 'Young Labor Economist' prize from the European Association of Labor Economists in 2011. Rasmus is also associate editor of the Journal of Human Capital.