Universitat Pompeu Fabra
Department of Economics and Business
Ramon Trias Fargas, 25-27
Previously circulated as “Structural Transformation, Industrial Specialization, and Endogenous Growth”
Previously circulated as “Understanding the Effects of Legalizing Undocumented Immigrants”.
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Joan Monràs joined UPF in September 2018. Before moving to UPF, he was an assistant professor of economics at CEMFI and at Sciences Po. He did his PhD in Economics at Columbia University, where he graduated in 2014. He is currently a research affiliate at CEPR, IZA, and CReAM, and an associate researcher at CREi. His research interests include labor economics, urban economics, and international trade. He holds a B.A. in mathematics from the University of Barcelona, a MSc in History and Theory of International Relations from the London School of Economics and a MA in Economics from the Universitat Pompeu Fabra. His research has appeared in the Journal of Political Economy and Journal of Labor Economics, among others.
- “Immigration and Wage Dynamics: Evidence from the Mexican Peso Crisis”, Journal of Political Economy, 128 (8), 2020, 3017-3089.
- “How Segregated is Urban Consumption?, (with D. R. Davis, J. I. Dingel and E. Morales), Journal of Political Economy, 127 (4), 2019, 1687-1738
- “Minimum Wages and Spatial Equilibrium: Theory and Evidence”, Journal of Labor Economics, 37 (3), 2019, 853-904.
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Journal of Human Capital, 5 (1), 2021, 204-235
Previously circulated as “Immigration, Internal Migration, and Technology Adoption”