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  • di Giovanni, Julian; Levchenko, Andrei A.; Ortega, Francesc (2014)
    This paper evaluates the global welfare impact of observed levels of migration using a quantitative multi-sector model of the world economy calibrated to aggregate and firm-level data. Our framework features cross-country ...
  • Armenter, Roc; Ortega, Francesc (2007)
    Does worker mobility undermine governments ability to redistribute income? This paper analyzes the experience of US states in the recent decades. We build a tractable model where both migration decisions and redistribution ...
  • Ortega, Francesc; Tanaka, Ryuichi (2007)
    This paper studies the effect of parental education on the educational attainment of children in the US for cohorts born after 1910. Importantly, we allow for cohort-specific differences by gender. Our estimates show that ...
  • González Luna, Libertad; Ortega, Francesc (2007)
    In recent years, Spain has received unprecedented immigration flows. Between 2001 and 2006 the fraction of the population born abroad more than doubled, increasing from 4.8% to 10.8%. For Spanish provinces with above-median ...
  • González Luna, Libertad; Ortega, Francesc (2009)
    We estimate empirically the effect of immigration on house prices and residential construction activity in Spain over the period 1998-2008. This decade is characterized by both a spectacular housing market boom and a ...
  • Ortega, Francesc (2004)
    This paper analyzes the political sustainability of the welfare state in a model where immigration policy is also endogenous. In the model, the skills of the native population are affected by immigration and skill accumulation. ...
  • Farré, Lídia; González Luna, Libertad; Ortega, Francesc (2009)
    This paper investigates the effects of Spain’s large recent immigration wave on the labor supply of highly skilled native women. We hypothesize that female immigration led to an increase in the supply of affordable household ...

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