Andrea Weber is professor of economics at the Central European University and a guest professor at the Vienna University of Economics and Business. Her previous positions include a professorship in economics at the University of Mannheim, a research position at RWI Essen financed by a grant from the Leibniz Society, and a visiting assistant professorship at the University of California at Berkeley. She studied mathematics at the Technical University of Vienna and economics at the Institute for Advanced Studies. She received her PhD at the Technical University of Vienna in 2002 and a habilitation degree from the University of Linz in 2008. She is also affiliated as research consultant with the Austrian Institute of Economic Research in Vienna, as research associate at the Centre for Economic Policy Research in London, and is an affiliate of the CESifo Research Network in Munich.
Her research areas are labor economics and microeconometrics with special focus on the role of institutions and labor market policies on individual labor supply decisions, the interaction of discrimination and market competition, the effects of economic shocks such as job displacement on individual outcomes. Her research has been published in Econometrica, Quarterly Journal of Economics, Journal of Labor Economics, Journal of Applied Econometrics, and American Economic Review Papers and Proceedings among others.
Andrea Weber joined IZA as a Research Fellow in September 2003.