Libertad González


Libertad González is a professor of Economics at Universitat Pompeu Fabra and Affiliated Professor of the Barcelona School of Economics. She holds a PhD 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


Open Access      |      Forthcoming   Cristina Borra, Libertad González and David Patiño

Mothers' school starting age and infant health

Health Economics , 10.1002/hec.4809
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Recognition Program

Open Access       Libertad González and Sofia Trommlerová

Cash Transfers before Pregnancy and Infant Health

Journal of Health Economics, Vol.83, May 2022, 10.1016/j.jhealeco.2022.102622
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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