Brian Fabo holds a PhD. in Economics from the Tilburg University, Netherlands. Currently, he is a Senior Researcher at the National Bank of Slovakia and Lecturer at the Comenius University in Bratislava. Brian combines experience in academia and policy. In the past he has been affiliated with the Central European University in Budapest, Centre for European Policy Studies in Brussels, Amsterdam Institute for Advanced Labor Studies and the Central European Labor Studies Institute in Bratislava. Throughout his career he acquired a rich experience with international scientific collaborative projects (FP7, H2020) and regularly publishes in international peer reviewed scientific journals. His research tends to focus on innovative methodologies to address key economic and social puzzles. In 2020, he was awarded the Martin Filko prize for outstanding contribution to economics research and evidence-driven policy making in Slovakia by the Slovak Economic Association.