Theresa Burget

Theresa Burget is an MSc candidate in Comparative Social Policy at the University of Oxford. She is primarily interested in the political economy of welfare states and labour market policies in the European Union. She is passionate about further European integration.

She graduated summa cum laude from Bocconi University (Milan, Italy) in June 2021 with a BSc in International Economics and Management. While at Bocconi University, she was the president of DACH@B, a student association for German-speaking students with over 50 active members. Prior to studying at Oxford, she also completed several internships both in her home country, Austria, and abroad, for example, in consulting and investment banking.

In her thesis, she will explore the impact of company closures at the regional level on cognitive job insecurity in European Union member states. Furthermore, she will analyse the possible mitigating effects of labour market policies.