Nezih Guner

Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona and Barcelona Graduate School of Economics

Nezih Guner is ICREA research professor at MOVE (Markets, Organizations and Votes in Economics), an adjunct faculty at Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, and a Research Professor of Barcelona Graduate School of Economics. He is also a Research Affiliate of Center for Economic Policy Research (CEPR), a Research Fellow of Institute for Study of Labor (IZA), and a member of the Family Inequality Network (FI) within the Human Capital and Economic Opportunity Global Working Group (HCEO). He is a co-editor of the SERIEs (Journal of Spanish Economic Association) and an associate editor of the Journal of Population Economics. He received his PhD in Economics from University of Rochester in 2000. His research has focused on changing household and family structure in industrialized countries, and the consequences of these changes for public policy. Besides his work on family economics, he has examined how misallocation of resources across firms affects the size distribution of firms and aggregate productivity. He has also been working on the interaction between labor market frictions and firm dynamics, and how this interaction affects the outcomes of trade reforms. In 2010, He was awarded a Starting Grant by the European Research Council (ERC).