Ana I. Moreno-Monroy

OECD, France

I am thrilled to be part of this project. IZA World of Labor provides a much needed platform to communicate new academic insights to a wider audience

IZA World of Labor role


Current position

Economist/Policy Analyst, OECD, France

Research interest

Geographical distribution of firms and employment, income segregation and inequality, urbanization and economic development, impact of public transport infrastructure provision

Past positions

Marie Curie Research Fellow, Economics Department, Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Spain (January 2015–December 2016); Lecturer, University of Groningen, The Netherlands (September 2013–August 2014); Post-doctoral researcher, University of Groningen, The Netherlands (September 2012–August 2013)


PhD Economics, University of Groningen, 2012

Selected publications

  • “Intra-metropolitan clustering of formal and informal manufacturing activity: Evidence from Cali, Colombia.” Tijdschrift voor Economische en Sociale Geographie (Forthcoming) (with G. García).

  • “Urban employment in small businesses and the level of economic development: Evidence from Chinese cities.” Growth and Change 47:1 (2016): 53–71 (with S. Yu and V. Euse).

  • “Formal sector subcontracting and informal sector employment in Indian manufacturing.” IZA Journal of Labor and Development 3:22 (2014) (with J. Pieters and A. Erumban).

  • “Informality in space: Understanding agglomeration economies during economic development.” Urban Studies 49:10 (2012): 2019–2030.

  • “Informal sector and manufacturing location: In search of the missing links.” Spatial Economic Analysis 7:2 (2012): 179–201 (with M. Gerritse).