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 


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


            Read the Economist Blog feature on this article

            Read the VOXEU feature on this article

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


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


            Read the VOXEU feature on this article     

            Read the VOX.LACEA feature on this article


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


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


Income Taxation of US Households: Facts and Parametric Estimates  (with Remzi Kaygusuz and Gustavo Ventura), Review of Economic Dynamics, October 2014, Volume 17, No 4,  559–581.


            Read the VOXEU feature on this article

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


            Read the feature on this article


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


Marry Your Like: Assortative Mating and Income Inequality  (with Jeremy Greenwood, Georgi Kocharkov and Cezar Santos), American Economic Review Papers and Proceedings, May 2014, Volume 105, No 5, 348-353.


            Read the feature on this article

            Read the discussion in The Economist

            Live chart from The Economist


Gender Gap in Spain: Policies and Outcomes over the Last Three Decades (with Ezgi Kaya and Virginia Sanchez-Marcos), SERIEs (the Journal of Spanish Economic Association), March 2014, Volume 5, Issue 1, pages 61-103.


From Shame to Game in One Hundred Years: An Economic Model of the Rise in Premarital Sex and its De-Stigmatization, (with Jesús Fernández-Villaverde and Jeremy Greenwood), Journal of European Economic Association, February 2014, Volume 12, Issue 1, Pages 25-61.


            WATCH the Barcelona GSE Research Video on this article!

            Read the feature on this article


TEDx Barcelona Talk on Family Economics