Rosa Ferrer


Rosa Ferrer is an Associate Professor at Universitat Pompeu Fabra (UPF) and Associate Research Professor at the Barcelona School of Economics (BSE). She is also Research Affiliate at the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR). 

Professor Ferrer's primary research fields are Law and Economics, and Industrial Organization. Her work uses both empirical and applied theory to analyze social and legal problems. For instance, she has studied the consumers' costly responses to product-harm crises and congestion in law enforcement. Her current research mainly focuses on consumer regulation and gender differences among high-skilled individuals.

Ferrer is the director of the BSE Master's Program in Competition, Regulation, and Markets.

Awards, Grants, and Honors
  • BSE Seed Grant, "Measuring Demand and Supply of Audiovisual Content and its Regulation" (2021)
  • "Competition, Innovation, and Sustainability" PID2022-140014NB-I00  Ministerio de Innovación, Ciencia y Universidades   (P.I. Rosa Ferrer, Albert Banal)
  • "New Challenge in Gender, Consumption, and Sustainability" CNS2022-136015 Ministerio de Innovación, Ciencia y Universidades (P.I. Rosa Ferrer)

Working Papers


Recognition Program

Ghazala Azmat and Rosa Ferrer

Gender Gaps in Performance: Evidence from Young Lawyers

Journal of Political Economy, Vol.125, No 5, 1306-1355, November 2017, 10.1086/693686
Rosa Ferrer

Conditional privacy rights

Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics, Vol.173, No 1, 132-137, March 2017, 10.1628/093245616X14785139251503