Laura Hospido

Banco de España, Spain, and IZA, Germany

IZA World of Labor represents a terrific step forward for connecting academia and policy making by providing comprehensive, reliable, and up-to-date research information in labor economics worldwide. I am glad of being part of this ambitious initiative

IZA World of Labor role


Current position

Economist, Banco de España

Research interest

Microeconometrics and empirical labor economics


PhD Economics, Centro de Estudios Monetarios y Financieros (CEMFI) and Universidade de Santiago de Compostela, 2007

Selected publications

  • “Wage dynamics in the presence of unobserved individual and job heterogeneity.” Labour Economics 33 (2015): 81–93.

  • “Retirement patterns of couples in Europe.” IZA Journal of European Labor Studies 3:12 (2014) (with G. Zamarro).

  • “Earnings inequality in Spain: New evidence using tax data.” Applied Economics 45:30 (2013): 4212–4225 (with S. Bonhomme).

  • “Estimating nonlinear models with multiple fixed effects: A computational note.” Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics 74 (2012): 760–775.

  • “Modelling heterogeneity and dynamics in the volatility of individual wages.” Journal of Applied Econometrics 27 (2012): 386–414.