Browsing by Author "González, Libertad"

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  • 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 ...
  • 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, 2012-05-03)
    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; 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 ...