Júlia Varga is a senior research fellow at the Institute of Economics of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences. She graduated at the Budapest University of Economics and has received her CsC degree in Economics in 1996. Since 2006 she is a senior research fellow of Hungarian Academy of Sciences Institute of Economics. Her research field covers economics of education. She worked on research projects concerning labour market outcome of education, demand for higher education, financing education. teachers’ labour market doctors’ migration. Recent research has focused on occupation mobility. She used to teach Economics of Education at the Corvinus University Budapest and at the Department of Economics at Eötvös Loránd University. She is the president of the Scientific Committee on Labour Research of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences.