Nezih Guner

Professor of Economics, CEMFI

Nezih Guner is Professor of Economics at the Centre for Monetary and Financial Studies (CEMFI) in Madrid, Spain. He is a Research Fellow of the Center for Economic Policy Research (CEPR) and the Institute for Study of Labor (IZA), and a leader of the Family Inequality Network (FI) within the Human Capital and Economic Opportunity Global Working Group (HCEO). He is a the editor of the SERIEs (Journal of Spanish Economic Association).

He received his PhD in Economics from University of Rochester in 2000. His research has focused on changing household and family structure in industrialised countries, and the consequences of these changes for public policy. Besides his work on family economics, he has examined how misallocation of resources across firms affects the size distribution of firms and aggregate productivity. He has also been working on the interaction between labour market frictions and firm dynamics, and how this interaction affects the outcomes of trade reforms. In 2010, He was awarded a Starting Grant by the European Research Council (ERC).

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