Nezih Guner


            ICREA Research Professor at MOVE (Markets, Institutions and Votes in Economics)


            Adjunct Faculty, Department of Economics and Economic History, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona


            Research Professor, Barcelona Graduate School of Economics


            European Research Council (ERC) Starting Grant Holder, 2010-2015.



            I am the Editor of SERIEs (Journal of the Spanish Economic Association)  and an Associate Editor of   Journal of Population Economics   and Journal of Demographic Economics



            I teach at International Master and Doctorate in Economic Analysis (IDEA) at Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona


            I also co-direct Economics of Public Policy New Master Program at Barcelona Graduate School of Economics


            Phone: 34-93-581 3068       Fax: 34-93-581 2012         E-mail:


Current Research       Publications         CV 


NEW! Managers and Productivity Differences (with Andrii Parkhomenko and Gustavo Ventura)

Technology and the Changing Family: A Unified Theory of Marriage, Divorce, Educational Attainment and Married Female Labor-Force Participation (with Jeremy Greenwood, Georgi Kocharkov and Cezar Santos), forthcoming, American Economic Journal-Macroeconomics

Firm Dynamics, Job Turnover, and Wage Inequality in an Open Economy  (with Kerem Cosar and James Tybout), forthcoming, American Economic Review


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Gary Becker's Legacy on Intergenerational Mobility, forthcoming, Journal of Demographic Economics


Does Marriage Make You Healthier?  (with Yuliya Kulikova and Joan Llull)


            Read the Economist Blog feature on this article

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            Read the "Nada es Gratis" feature on this article (in Spanish)

            Read the interview with Nezih Guner on this article in La Vanguardia (in Spanish)


Optimal Spatial Taxation: Are Big Cities Too Small? (with Jan Eeckhout)

Heterogeneity and Government Revenues: Higher Taxes at the Top?  (with Martin Lopez Daneri and Gustavo Ventura)


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Childcare Subsidies and Household Labor Supply  (with Remzi Kaygusuz and Gustavo Ventura)



TEDx Barcelona Talk on Family Economics