Publications

PUBLISHED PAPERS

 

Linguistic proximity and the labour market performance of immigrant men in Canada (with Ana Ferrer), Labour (forthcoming 2021).

Height and well-being during the transition to market economy (with Francesca dalla Pozza, Sergei Guriev, Lukas Kleine-Rueschkamp and Elena Nikolova). Economic Policy (forthcoming 2020).

What is the most important factor likely to influence future fertility trends and why? International political economy and future fertility trends, Vienna Yearbook of Population Research 2020, vol 18.

 

The Role of Welfare in Locational Choices: Modelling Intra-European Migration Decisions across the Life-Course (with Petra de Jong and Helgade Valk), Tijdschrift voor economische en sociale geografie, April 2020, volume 111, Issue 2, pages 163-181.

 

Speeding up for a son: Sex ratio imbalances by birth interval among South Asian migrants to Canada (with Ana Ferrer), Canadian Studies in Population, May 2020, vol 47, pages 133-149.

 

Education and fertility in the context of rising inequality, Vienna Yearbook of Population Research, 2017, vol 15, pages 63-92.

 

The future fertility of highly educated women: The role of educational composition shifts and labor market barriers, Vienna Yearbook of Population Research, 2017, vol 15, pages 19-25.

 

Age at migration, family instability, and timing of sexual onset (with Rachel Goldberg and Marta Tienda), Social Science Research, 2017.

 

Occupational Skills and Labour Market Progression of Married Immigrant Women in Canada (with Ana Ferrer), Labour Economics, 2016.

The role of language in shaping international migration: Evidence from OECD countries 1985-2006 (with Mariola Pytlikova), Economic Journal, 2015.

Language and Culture as drivers of Migration, IZA World of Labor, July 2015.

The Fertility of Married Immigrant Women to Canada (with Ana Ferrer), International Migration Review, Fall 2014:1-31.

The Myth of Immigrant Women as Secondary Workers: Evidence from Canada" (with Ana Ferrer), American Economic Review, 2014 vol.104 (3): 360-64. Open version

Fertility Adaptation of Child Migrants to Canada (with Ana Ferrer), Population Studies, 2014.

Son Preference and Children’s Housework: the Indian Case (with Tin-chi Lin,) Population Research and Policy Review 2013, Volume 32, Issue 4 pages 553-584.

Fertility Patterns of Child Migrants: Age at Migration and Ancestry in Comparative Perspective (with Ana Ferrer, Wendy Sigle-Rushton and Ben Wilson), Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, September 2012 vol 463.

Student Performance in Elementary Schools: Evidence from Catalonia (with Maria Gutierrez-Domenech), Revista de Economia Aplicada 2012, Vol XX, pages 135-164.

The Interplay of Employment Uncertainty and Education in explaining Second Births in Europe Demographic Research, 2011, Volume 25, Article 16.

Where are the babies? Labor Market Conditions and Fertility in Europe, European Journal of Population, 2011 27 (1), 1-32.

Fertility Changes in Latin America in the Context of Economic Uncertainty (with Alicia Menendez), Population Studies, 2011.

A Reply to the note by Neuman ‘Is Fertility Indeed related to Religiosity?' Population Studies, July 2007, 60 (2), 225-230.

Are There Gender Differences in Immigrant Labor Market Outcomes across European Countries? (with Barry R. Chiswick), Journal of Population Economics, Special Issue - Ethnic and Racial Communities, 2007, 20 (3), 495-526.

Marital Fertility and Religion in Spain, Population Studies, July 2006, 60:2, 205-221.

An Economic Analysis of the Gap between Desired and Actual Fertility. The Case of Spain, Review of Economics of the Household, March 2006 4:1, 75-95.

Religion and Changes in Family-size Norms in Developed Countries, Review of Religious Research, March 2006, 47:3, 271-286.

 Vanishing Children. From High Unemployment to Low Fertility in Europe, American Economic Review, Papers and Proceedings, May 2005, 95 (2), 189-193.

Changing Fertility Rates in Developed Countries. The Impact of Labor Market Institutions, Journal of Population Economics January 2004, 17:17-43.

Are You Being Served? Political Accountability and Quality of Government (with Carles Boix and Mark Payne), Journal of Law, Economics and Organization October 2003, 19: 2, 445-490.

Trade, Democracy and the Size of the Public Sector: The Political Underpinnings of Openness (with Carles Boix ), International Organization 2002, 56: 229-262.

Must We Choose? European Unemployment, American Inequality and the Impact of Education and Labor Market Institutions, (with Carles Boix ) European Journal of Political Economy 2000, 16: 611-638. 

Sectoral Spillovers and the Price of Land: A Cost Analysis across U.S. States, Regional Science and Urban Economics September 2000. 30: 565-585.

History and Coordination Failure (with Debraj Ray), Journal of Economic Growth September 1998, 3: 267-276. Reprinted in Dhilip Mookherjee and Debraj Ray (eds.) Readings in The Theory of Economic Development, Blackwell: London, December 2000, pp. 84-93.

Desempleo regional europeo. La interacción de la educación y el mercado de trabajo (with Carles Boix ), Cuadernos Economicos del ICE 63: 49-77, 1997.

BOOK CHAPTERS

 

Fertility Issues in Developed Countries (with Ana Ferrer), Handbook on Women and the Economy, edited by Susan L. Averett, Laura M. Argys, and Saul D. Hoffman, Oxford University Press, July 2018.

 

Language and Migration (with Mariola Pytlikova), Chapter 12 in The Palgrave Handbook of Economics and Language edited by V. Ginsburgh and S. Weber, 2016.

 

Immigrants and Demography: Marriage, Divorce, and Fertility (with Ana Ferrer), in Handbook on the Economics of International Migration, Volume 1, edited by B. R. Chiswick and P. W. Miller for the Handbooks in Economics Series”, Kenneth J. Arrow and Michael D. Intriligator eds., Elsevier B.V., 2014.

 

Section contributions “Southern Europe” and “Employment, Economic Uncertainty and Fertility” to chapter 3 Future Fertility in Low Fertility Countries” by S. Basten, T. Sobotka and K. Zeman. In World Population and Human Capital in the Twenty-First Century, Edited by Wolfgang Lutz, William P. Butz, and Samir KC, Oxford University Press, 2014.

 

Fertility, Feminism and Faith: How are Secularism and economic Conditions Influencing Fertility in the West?. In Whither the Child? Causes and Consequences of Low Fertility. P. 1-28. Eric Kaufman and Bradford Wilcox (eds.) Paradigm Publishers, Colorado, 2013.

Migrant Youth and Children of Migrants in a Globalized World. (with Marta Tienda), (Introductory paper) Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, Special Issue on Migrant Youth and Children of Migrants in a Globalized World, v643, September 2012.

 

The Fertility Decisions of Canadian Immigrants, (with Ana Ferrer). Canadian Research on Immigration. Edited by Arthur Sweetman, Ted McDonald and Elizabeth Ruddick, John Deutchs Institute of Economic Policy, Queen's University. McGill-Queen's Press 2010.

What Matters for Education? Evidence for Catalonia, (with Maria Gutierrez-Domenech, Research Department, La Caixa Savings Bank, Barcelona), La Caixa, 2009.

Constitutions and Democratic Breakdowns (with Carles Boix )). In Jose Maria Maravall and Ignacio Sanchez-Cuenca, Controlling Governments: Voters, Institutions, and Accountability. Cambridge University Press, 2008.

Fertility in Developed Countries. In L. Blume and S. Durlauf (eds.) The New PalgraveDictionary of Economics, 2nd edition. England: Palgrave Macmillan, 2007.

Kempo to Democracy no Hokai (jointly with Carles Boix and translated by Yuki Yanai,) pp. 82-117, In Hideko Magara & Masanobu Ido, eds., Veto Players and Policy Change (Kyohiken-Player to Seisaku Tenkan), Waseda University Press, 2007.

Divergent Patterns in Immigrant Earnings across European Destinations (with Barry R. Chiswick) In Craig Parsons and Timothy Smeeding (eds.) Immigration and the Transformation of Europe, Cambridge University Press, June 2006.

 

The Political Economy of Trade and Economic Integration: A Review Essay (with Carles Boix ). In R. Devlin and A. Estevadordal (eds.) Bridges for Development, 2003. pp. 75-92. John Hopkins University Press and Inter-American Development Bank.

 

Comment on “Are You Being Served? Political Accountability and Quality of Government” (with Carles Boix and Mark Payne). Summarized in Global Corruption Report 2001, R. Hodess Ed., Transparency International, 2001.

¿Debemos elegir? Desempleo europeo, desigualdad americana y el impacto de la educacion y las instituciones del mercado laboral (with Carles Boix) In: José

Maravall Herrero (ed.) Politicas de bienestar y desempleo, p. 263-284, Madrid 1999.