Maia Güell

Professor, CUNEF Universidad and University of Edinburgh

PhD, London School of Economics

Maia Güell is a Professor of Economics at the University of Edinburgh. Maia is also a Research Affiliate in the Labour Economics Programme of CEPR, the Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA), and the Centre for Economic Performance (LSE). She is an elected executive committee member of the European Association of Labour Economists. Maia received a PhD in Economics at the London School of Economics and was a post-doctoral student at Princeton University. Her research interests are in theoretical and empirical labor economics. Her research interests include the incentives around labour market institutions and the consequences for labor market outcomes; motivation schemes for workers; gender differences in the labor market; and the measurement of intergenerational mobility using surnames.

Working Papers


Caterina Calsamiglia, Chao Fu and Maia Güell

Structural Estimation of a Model of School Choices: The Boston Mechanism vs. Its Alternatives

Journal of Political Economy, Vol.128, No 2, February 2020, 10.1086/704573
Ghazala Azmat, Maia Güell and Alan Manning

Gender Gaps in Unemployment Rates in OECD Countries

Journal of Labor Economics, Vol.24, No 1, 1--37, January 2006, 10.1086/497817