Libertad González


Libertad González is a professor of Economics at Universitat Pompeu Fabra and Affiliated Professor of the BSE. She holds a PhD in Economics from Northwestern University, and has been a visiting scholar at Columbia University and Boston University.

Her research lies in the areas of Labor, Public, and Health Economics. She has worked on topics that include the economic effects of immigration, and the effects of public policy on fertility, female labor supply, and child health.

She has published in journals such as the Journal of the European Economic AssociationAmerican Economic Journal: Economic Policy, the Journal of Human Resources, the European Economic Review, the Journal of Applied Econometrics, Labor Economics, etc.

Awards, Grants, and Honors

Working Papers

Libertad González and Hosny Zoabi

Does Paternity Leave Promote Gender Equality within Households?

Cristina Borra, Libertad González and David Patiño

Maternal Age and Infant Health

Cristina Borra, Ana Costa-Ramon, Libertad González and Almudena Sevilla-Sanz

The Causal Effect of an Income Shock on Children’s Human Capital