Xavier Ramos

Professor, UAB


PhD, University of Essex

Xavier Ramos is Professor of Economics and Vice-Rector of Economy at Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. He is a research fellow of IZA and founding member of EQUALITAS (Economics of Inequality and Poverty Analysis). He is also the book review editor of the Journal of Economic Inequality and was member of the executive committee of the Society for the Study of Economic Inequality (ECINEQ) from 2011 to 2017.

His research focuses on economic inequality and poverty. He is currently working on equality of opportunity, intergenerational mobility, and public policy evaluation.

Working Papers


Ada Ferrer-i-Carbonell and Xavier Ramos

Inequality and Happiness

Journal of Economic Surveys, Vol.28, No 5, 1016--1027, January 2014, 10.1111/joes.12049