School of Labor & Employment Relations
211 LER Building, 504 E. Armory Avenue, Champaign, IL 61820
Education & Experience
PhD, Sloan School of Management, MIT
M.Econ., University of Maryland
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.
Industry Skill Demands
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.