Janine Leschke is an associate professor at the Department of Business and Politics at Copenhagen Business School. She joined DBP in 2012. Previously she worked as a senior researcher at the European Trade Union Institute and as a PhD candidate at the labour market policy and employment unit of Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin für Sozialforschung. She holds a PhD in Political Science from Free University of Berlin. Her research interests encompass EU labour market, social policy and comparative welfare state analysis. She has led a number of international network projects and is member of several European advisory committees among them the European Statistical Advisory Committee (ESAC). She is associate editor of the Industrial Relations Journal and IZA policy fellow.