Browsing by Author "González, Libertad"

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  • González, Libertad; Trommlerová, Sofia Karina (University of Wisconsin Press, 2023)
    We study the effects of a universal child benefit on fertility in Spain in the 2000s using administrative, population-level data, identifying separately the effects driven by conceptions and abortions. We exploit the timing ...
  • González, Libertad; Trommlerová, Sofia Karina (Elsevier, 2022)
    We estimate the impact of a cash transfer targeting new mothers on their subsequent children's health outcomes at birth. We exploit the unexpected introduction of a generous, universal child benefit in Spain in 2007. Using ...
  • Farré, Lídia; González, Libertad (Elsevier, 2019)
    We find that the introduction of two weeks of paid paternity leave in Spain in 2007 led to delays in subsequent fertility. Following a regression discontinuity design and using rich administrative data, we show that parents ...
  • Felfe, Andrea Christina (Universitat Pompeu Fabra, 2008-07-15)
    Esta tesis evalúa el papel de las características no deseadas del trabajo - llamadas disamenities - en el contexto del balance entre trabajo y familia. Particularmente, se plantean las siguientes preguntas: ¿es el descenso ...
  • Lombardi, María (Universitat Pompeu Fabra, 2017-09-12)
    This thesis is composed of three independent articles. The first chapter studies a nationwide teacher pay-for-performance program in Peru, and shows that it had a precisely estimated null impact on student learning. I ...
  • Fernández Bazán, Fernando (Universitat Pompeu Fabra, 2019-06-12)
    In the first chapter, I analyze the consequences of increased prenatal exposure to marijuana on infant health in the US. I combine individual-level information on birth outcomes with novel data on the location and opening ...
  • Rodríguez, Ana (Rodríguez González) (Universitat Pompeu Fabra, 2020-06-04)
    This thesis consists of four independent articles. The rst two study the causal e ect of being born by cesarean section on child health. In the rst paper, we use data from Spain and show that avoidable unplanned C-sections ...
  • Costa Ramón, Ana (Universitat Pompeu Fabra, 2020-06-29)
    This dissertation consists of three essays that investigate the effect of children’s health shocks on children’s and parent’s wellbeing. In the first chapter, we investigate the effect of C-sections on newborn health. We ...
  • Gavalyugova, Dimitria (Universitat Pompeu Fabra, 2021-12-02)
    This dissertation comprises three chapters on the intersection between gender, development and human capital investments. The first chapter explores the impact of the rapid expansion of the Cambodian garment industry on ...
  • Surovtseva, Tetyana (Universitat Pompeu Fabra, 2015-04-10)
    In Part I of this thesis, I show that, when immigrants’ host and home countries engage in trade, labor market returns to cultural capital specific to the trading partner increase. Using two trade liberalization episodes, ...
  • Gerardino Gutiérrez, María Paula (Universitat Pompeu Fabra, 2014-12-17)
    This thesis investigates various aspects of economic development. In the first chapter, I study the impact of violence on human capital investments, focusing mainly on the relationship between male-biased violence and the ...
  • Brassiolo, Pablo A. (Universitat Pompeu Fabra, 2012-05-18)
    This thesis sheds light on several aspects of the economics of marital formation, dissolution, and bargaining. The first chapter focuses on the relationship between divorce law and family wellbeing, and shows that lowering ...
  • Farré, Lídia; Fawaz, Yarine; González, Libertad; Graves, Jennifer (Wiley, 2022)
    We employ real-time household data to study the impact of the pandemic lockdown on paid and unpaid work in Spain. We document large employment losses that affected more severely low-skilled workers and to some extent college ...
  • Farré, Lídia; González, Libertad; Ortega, Francesc (De Gruyter, 2011)
    We investigate the effect of immigration on the labor supply of skilled women, using data on Spain’s large recent immigration wave. We adopt a spatial correlations approach and instrument for current immigration using ...
  • González, Libertad (2003-10-01)
    This paper applies the theoretical literature on nonparametric bounds on treatment effects to the estimation of how limited English proficiency (LEP) affects wages and employment opportunities for Hispanic workers in ...
  • González, Libertad; Ozcan, Berkay (2008-10-21)
    We address the impact of an increase in the risk of divorce on the saving behavior of married couples. From a theoretical perspective, the expected sign of the effect is ambiguous. We take advantage of the legalization of ...

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