From July 17 to 27, 2011, Brant Morefield was visiting researcher in the ZEW research department "Labour Markets, Human Resources and Social Policy". Brant is a Senior Analyst/PhD Economist for Abt Associates Inc., Domestic Health Division and holds a PhD in Economics from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. His research has investigated the evolution of health and human capital over time. Currently, he is researching nursing home qualities in the US. During his research stay at ZEW, Brant was studying the effects of parental health shocks on children's non-cognitive skill development.