Researchers in the Barcelona GSE community have written several widely-read articles on CEPR’s policy portal, VoxEU.
Joan-Maria Esteban, Gilat Levy, and Laura Mayoral show how religiosity can have an impact on individual preferences and, thus, on labor supply.
A new study by Lídia Farré, Francesco Fasani, and Hannes Mueller suggests that an increase in the unemployment rate, caused by the collapse of the Spanish construction sector, led to a drastic increase in mental disorders.
Jan Eeckhout talks about the objectives, challenges, and potential impact of his ERC Advanced Grant Project.
Elena del Rey, Sergi Jiménez-Martín and Judit Vall-Castello explore the effects of a 1980 labor market reform in Spain that increased the statutory minimum working age.
Jan Eeckhout and Nezih Guner analyze how federal income taxes affect the size of cities by characterizing how optimal taxes reallocate workers across cities in the United States, and the implications for the overall economy.