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László Andor

Cohesion and Convergence in Europe

László Andor
Europäische Kommision © Laszlo Andor

László Andor

Mercator Fellowship Program
Granting institution
Partner institution
Period of the Fellowship
February 2015 - October 2015
Cohesion and Convergence in Europe
Project description

During his Fellowship, László Andor is exploring the economic and social challenges currently faced by Europe. He is devising possible solutions for the further development of the European economic and monetary union with a view to achieving lasting social cohesion in Europe.

Short biography

László Andor was European Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion from 2010 to 2014, prior to which he was amongst other things a member of the Board of Directors of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development for five years and an advisor on the staff of the Hungarian government. László Andor is an associate professor at the Corvinus University of Budapest and holds an honorary doctorate from the University of National and World Economy in Sofia. He was awarded the Order of Merit of the French Legion of Honour in 2014. László Andor studied economics in Budapest, Washington, D.C. and Manchester.