Anna Lovasz is a senior research fellow at the Institute of Economics, she joined the Labor Market group in 2008. Her research interests include Labor Economics, the Economics of Education, and Behavioral Economics. She received a PhD in Economics at the University of Washington (Seattle) in 2008, her dissertation studied the effect of increased competition on the gender wage gap in Hungary following the transition. Her current research focuses on individual success and inequalities from two main perspectives. The first studies the relationships between parenthood, the institutional context, and women’s labor market outcomes based on microeconometric analyses of large, representative administrative datasets. The second uses online experiments to study the impact of institutions (supervisory communication and feedback) on perseverance and performance, highlighting differential impacts by personality traits and gender. She is a founding member of a grassroots research collaboration, the Virtual Research Collaboration on Gender and Family in the Labor Market. She previously taught at the University of Washington in Seattle, the McDaniel College in Budapest, and ELTEcon; she is currently teaching at an interdisciplinary division at the University of Washington Tacoma.