Josef Zweimüller is professor of Macroeconomics and Labor Markets at the Department of Econonomics, University of Zurich. He holds a Master degree in Economics from the University of Linz. He obtained his doctoral degree at University of Linz in October 1989. From 1991 until 1993 he was employed as a Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Berkley. Since 1997 he holds a full professorship at the University of Zurich. He is a research fellow at CEPR, IZA and CESifo. In his researches he focuses on Labor Markets and Income Distributation.