Andrea Weber is a Professor at Central European University. She is an applied labor economist and her research focuses on the interaction of labor markets with social insurance systems, the dynamics of unemployment, gender differences in the labor market, and the mobility of workers in the EU. Andrea received her PhD at the Vienna University of Technology in 2002. Prior to joining CEU she was professor of labor economics at the Vienna University of Economics and Business, professor of economics at the University of Mannheim, and visiting assistant professor at UC Berkeley. She has published many articles in top journals: Econometrica, AER, QJE, JEEA, EJ etc.