Laura Crespo

Laura Crespo is Research Economist at the DG Economics, Statistics and Research of the Banco de EspaƱa, where she is currently Unit Head of the Survey of Household Finances Unit within the Department of Structural Analysis and Microeconomic Studies.

She specialises in the design, production, and use of survey data as part of the team that conducts the Spanish Survey of Household Finances (EFF). Previously, since April 2006, she was a senior researcher at CEMFI, where she was in charge of the implementation of the Survey of Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe (SHARE) in Spain as part of the Spanish country team. Laura obtained her Ph.D in Economics from the Universidad de Alicante in 2007, and holds an M.Sc in Economics from Universitat Pompeu Fabra.

She does empirical research in the fields of labour economics, economics of ageing and applied microeconometrics broadly defined. She also has methodological interests in the design and implementation of survey data collection.

Contact information:

Phone: +34 91 338 5650, Fax: +34 91 338 5678

e-mail: laura.crespo@bde.es