Lídia Farré


portrait of Lídia Farré

PhD, European University Institute

Lídia Farré is a Tenured Scientist at the Institute for Economic Analysis (IAE-CSIC), Affiliated Professor at the Barcelona School of Economics, and the Program Director of the BSE Master's Program in Economics of Public Policy. She is also a Research Fellow at IZA and External fellow at CReAM (UCL).

She holds a PhD in Economics from the European University Institute (EUI). Her research interests are in the field of Labor and Public Economics with a particular focus on Gender Economics. She has published in the Journal of Public Economics, Journal of Human Resources, and the Journal of Development Economics, among others. She is Associated Editor of SERIEs – The Journal of the Spanish Economic Association and leads several research projects related to gender in the labor market financed by different institutions such as La Caixa and the Spanish Ministry of Science and Innovation.

In 2022, she served as the president of COSME, the subcommittee of the Spanish Economic Association that is in charge of evaluating and promoting the situation of women in the Economics profession. Currently, she is a Council Board Member of Ivàlua, the Catalan Institute for Public Policy Evaluation.

Working Papers


Lídia Farré and Francesc Ortega

Selecting Talent. Gender Differences in Success in Competitive Selection Processes

Journal of Human Resources, Vol.58, No 6, 1881-1913, November 2023, 10.3368/jhr.0320-10767R1
Open Access       Lídia Farré, Jordi Jofre-Monseny and Juan Torrecillas

Commuting time and the gender gap in labor market participation

Journal of Economic Geography, Vol.23, No 4, 847–870, July 2023, 10.1093/jeg/lbac037
Open Access
Lídia Farré, Yarine Fawaz, Libertad González and Jennifer Graves

Gender Inequality in Paid and Unpaid Work During Covid-19 Times

Review of Income and Wealth, December 2021, 10.1111/roiw.12563