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Prof. Dr. Andrea Weber

Office Address:

Department of Economics/Abteilung Volkswirtschaftslehre
Universität Mannheim
L 7,3-5
D-68131 Mannheim

room:    4.20
phone:  +49-621-181 1928

mail:      a.weber (at) uni-mannheim.de

Andrea Weber is Professor of Economics at the University of Mannheim, Research Associate at the Center of Economic Policy Research (CEPR) in London, Research Fellow at the Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) in Bonn, Fellow of the CESifo Research Network in Munich, and Research Consultant with the Austrian Institute for Economic Research (WIFO) in Vienna.

Prior to joining University of Mannheim she was researcher at the RWI in Essen and visiting assistant professor at the University of California at Berkeley. Andrea Weber obtained her Ph.D. from the Technical University of Vienna and a habilitation degree at the University of Linz. 

Detailed CV here 


Working Papers

What Works? A Meta Analysis of Recent Active Labor Market Policy Evaluations, with David Card and Jochen Kluve, Appendix of studies included in the meta analysis

Does Extending Unemployment Benefits Improve Job Quality? with Arash Nekoei. Online Appendix,  In media: VoxEu

Coworkers, Networks, and Job Search Outcomes, with Perihan O. Saygin and Michèle A. Weynandt

Nonparametric Evidence on the Effects of Financial Incentives on Retirement Decisions, with Day Manoli, revised version March 2015.        Previous version: January 2014

Extracting Firm Information from Administrative Records: The ASSD Firm Panel, with Martina Fink, Esther Kalkbrenner and Christine Zulehner


Published Papers

Inference on Causal Effects in a Generalized Regression Kink Design, with David Card, David S. Lee, Zhuan Pei. Econometrica, forthcoming.

-  Previous Versions: Upjohn Institute Working Paper, 01/2015

-  Nonlinear Policy Rules and the Identification and Estimation of Causal Effects in a Generalized Regression Kink Design, NBER Working Paper 18564.

Mothers' Long-run Career Patterns after First Birth, with Sylvia Frühwirth-Schnatter, Christoph Pamminger and Rudolf Winter-Ebmer, Journal of the Royal Statistical Society, forthcoming

Recall Expectation and Duration Dependence, with Arash Nekoei, American Economic Review Papers and Proceedings, 105(5), 146-146, 2015.

Labor Market Uncertainty and Unemployment: What is Causing the Reduction in Fertility?, with Emilia Del Bono and Rudolf Winter-Ebmer, Journal of Population Economics, 28(2), 463-478, 2015.

Competition and Gender Prejudice: Are Discriminatory Employers Doomed to Fail?, with Christine Zulehner, Journal of the European Economic Association, 12(2), 492-521, 2014. (Web-Appendix)

Labor Market Entry and Earnings Dynamics: Bayesian Inference Using Mixtures-of-Expert Markov Chain Clustering, with Sylvia Fruehwirth-Schnatter Christoph Pamminger and Rudolf Winter-Ebmer, Journal of Applied Econometrics, 27, 1116-1137, 2012.

Clash of Career and Family: Fertility Decisions after Job Displacement, with Emilia Del Bono and Rudolf Winter-Ebmer, Journal of the European Economic Associaion, 10(4), 659-683, 2012. Web Appendix.

Does Indivisible Labor Explain the Difference between Micro and Macro Elasticities? A Meta-Analysis of Extensive Margin Elasticities, with Raj Chetty, Adam Guren and Day Manoli, NBER Macroeconomics Annual, 2012.

Are Micro and Macro Labor Supply Elasticities Consistent? A Review of Evidence on the Intensive and Extensive Margins, with Raj Chetty, Adam Guren and Day Manoli, American Economic Review Papers and Proceedings, 101(3), 471-475, 2011.

The Effects of Marginal Employment on Subsequent Labour Market Outcomes, with Rene Böheim, German Economic Review, 12(2), 165-181, 2011.

Active Labor Market Policy Evaluations: A Meta-analysis, with David Card and Jochen Kluve, The Economic Journal, 2010, 120, F452-F477,  list of included studies.

Female Hires and the Success of Start-up Firms, with Christine Zulehner, American Economic Review Papers and Proceedings, 100(2), 358-361, 2010.

Do Wages Compensate for Anticipated Working Time Restrictions? Evidence from Seasonal Employment in Austria, with Emilia Del Bono, Journal of Labor Economics, 26(1), 181-22, 2008.

Cash-on-Hand and Competing Models of Intertemporal Behavior: New Evidence from the Labor Market, with David Card and Raj Chetty, Quarterly Journal of Economics, 122(4), 1511-1560, 2007,

[NBER working paper version with additional results here]

The Spike at Benefit Exhaustion: Leaving the Unemployment System or Starting a New Job?, with David Card and Raj Chetty,  American Economic Review Papers and Proceedings, 97(2), 113-118, 2007.

[NBER working paper version with additional results here]

Choice and Success of Job Search Methods, with Helmut Mahringer, Empirical Economics, 35, 153-178, 2007.

Sectoral Adjustment of Employment to Shifts in Outsourcing and Trade: Evidence from a Dynamic Fixed Effects Multinomial Logit Model, with Peter Egger and Michael Pfaffermayr, Journal of Applied Econometrics, 2007, 22, 559-580

Active Labor Market Policy in Austria: Practice and Evaluation Results, with Helmut Hofer, DIW Quarterly Journal of Economic Research, 75, 155-167, 2006.

The Austrian Severance Payments Reform, with Reinhard Koman and Ullrich Schuh, Empirica,  32, 255-274, 2005.

Wage Mobility in Austria 1986 – 1996, with Helmut Hofer, Labour Economics, 9, 563-577, 2002.

Vacancy Durations: a Model for Employer’s Search, Applied Economics, 32, 1069-1075, 2000.


Unpublished Papers

Employment Effects of Early Interventions on Job Search Programs, (2004), IZA Discussion Paper No. 1076, (with Helmut Hofer)

Are Job Search Programs a Promising Tool? A Microeconometric Evaluation for Austria, (2003), IZA Discussion Paper No. 1075, (with Helmut Hofer). 

State Dependence and Wage Dynamics: a Heterogeneous Markov Chain Model for Wage Mobility in Austria, (2002), working paper IHS Economic Series, Nr. 114.