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School of Labor & Employment Relations University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Andrew Weaver

Assistant Professor

School of Labor & Employment Relations
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211 LER Building, 504 E. Armory Avenue, Champaign, IL 61820

Education & Experience

PhD, Sloan School of Management, MIT
M.Econ., University of Maryland
MCP, MIT
AB, Princeton University

Prior to academia, Weaver was Vice President at NCB Capital Impact and Senior Business Consultant at the ICA Group. Weaver has started and helped start several social ventures focusing on employment in inner city areas.

Research Interests

Labor Economics
Industry Skill Demands
Workforce/Employment Policy
Consumer Credit

Weaver’s research focuses on the impact of institutions on labor market outcomes, workforce-related public policy issues, and topics linking employment issues with economic productivity and growth. His current research measures industry skill demands and explores whether skill gaps exist in the American economy. Weaver also conducts research on consumer credit and its economic and labor market impacts.

Courses

LER 568 Firm Performance in HR Management