Research

Publications:

Gender Gaps in Unemployment Rates in OECD Countries (Joint with Maia Guell and Alan Manning), Journal of Labor Economics, 2006, vol. 24 (1), pp.

Competition among Contests (Joint with Marc Möller), RAND Journal of Economics, 2009, vol. 40 (4), pp. 743-768

Targeting Fertility and Female Participation through the Income Tax (Joint with Libertad González), Labour Economics, 2010, vol. 17 (3), pp. 487–50

The Importance of Relative Performance Feedback Information: Evidence from a Natural Experiment using High School Students (Joint with Nagore Iriberri), Journal of Public Economic, 2010, vol. 94 (7-8), pp. 435-452. (Web Appendix)

The Impact of Gender Composition on Team Performance and Decision-Making: Evidence from the Field (Joint with Jose Apesteguia and Nagore Iriberri), Management Science, 2012, vol. 58(1), pp. 73-98.

Privatization, Entry Regulation and the Decline of Labor’s Share in GDP: A Cross-Country Analysis of the Network Industries (Joint with Alan Manning and John Van Reenen), Economica, 2012, vol. 79, pp. 470-492.

Evaluating the Effectiveness of In-Work Tax Credits, Empirical Economics, 2014, vol. 46 (2), pp. 397-425.

Gender Diversity in Teams, IZA World of Labor, May 2014.

Gender and the Labor Market: What Have We Learned from Field and Lab Experiments? (Joint with Barbara Petrongolo), Labour Economics, 2014, vol. 30, pp.32-40.

The Provision of Relative Performance Feedback: An Analysis of Performance and Satisfaction (Joint with Nagore Iriberri), Journal of Economics & Management Strategy, 2016, vol. 25(1), pp.77-110.

Gender Differences in Response to Big Stakes (Joint with Caterina Calsamiglia and Nagore Iriberri), Journal of the European Economic Association, 2016, vol. 14(6), pp.1372-1400.

Gender Gaps in Performance: Evidence from Young Lawyers (Web Appendix) (Joint with Rosa Ferrer), Journal of Political Economy, 2017, vol. 125(5), pp. 1306-1355.

The Distribution of Talent across Contests (Joint with Marc Möller), The Economic Journal, 2018, vol. 128, pp. 471-509.

Incidence, Salience and Spillovers: The Direct and Indirect Effects of Tax Credits on Wages (Web Appendix), Quantitative Economics, 2019, vol. 10 (1), pp. 239-273.

What you don't know....can't hurt you?: A field experiment on relative performance feedback in higher education (Joint with Manuel Bagues, Antonio Cabrales and Nagore Iriberri), Management Science, 2019, vol. 65 (8), pp. 3714-3736.

Gender Diversity in Firms (Joint with Anne Boring), Oxford Review of Economic Policy, Volume 36, Issue 4, Winter 2020, Pages 760–782.

Charging for Higher Education: Estimating the Impact on Inequality and Student Outcomes (Joint with Stefania Simion), The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy, 2021; 21(1): 175–239.

Working Papers and Work in Progress

Formation of College Plans: Expected Returns, Preferences, and Adjustment Process (Joint with Katja Kaufmann) Revise & Resubmit, Journal of the European Economic Association

Gender Promotion Gaps: Career Aspirations and Workplace Discrimination (Joint with Vicente Cunat and Emeric Henry)

Workplace Presenteeism, Job Substitutability and Gender Inequality (Joint with Lena Hensvik and Olof Rosenqvist)

Gender Differences in Determinants and Consequences of Socioemotional Development: Evidence from a Macro Shock (Joint with Katja Kaufmann and Yasemin Özdemir)

Aspiration and Exposure: Women's Barriers to Politics (Joint with Yann Algan and Quoc-Anh Do)