Sergi Jiménez-Martín

Universitat Pompeu Fabra, and Barcelona Graduate School of Economics, Spain

I’m really excited about contributing to World of Labor. I’m completely sure World of Labor will be soon a focal meeting point in labor economics and labor policy

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Current position

Associate Professor, Department of Economics, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain

Research interest

Microeconometrics, labor economics, social security, retirement, and health economics

Positions/functions as a policy advisor

Associate Researcher, Fedea, Madrid, Spain; External Consultant, World Bank, Washington, DC, USA

Past positions

Associate Professor of Economics, Universidad Carlos III in Madrid, Spain


PhD Economics, Universidad Pompeu Fabra, 1994

Selected publications

  • “Retirement incentives, individual heterogeneity and labour transitions of employed and unemployed workers.” Labour Economics, 20 (2013): 106–120 (with J. I. García-Pérez and A. Sánchez-Martín).

  • “An evaluation of the life-cycle effects of minimum pensions on retirement behaviour.” Journal of Applied Econometrics 22:5 (2007): 923–950 (with A. Sánchez-Martín).

  • “Latent class versus two-part models in the demand for physician services across the European Union.” Health Economics 11 (2002): 301–321 (with J. M. Labeaga and M. Martínez-Granado).

  • “Social security and retirement in Spain.” In: Gruber, J., and D. Wise (eds). Social Security Programs and Retirement around the World. Chicago: Chicago University Press, 1999 (with M. Boldrin and F. Peracchi).

  • “Controlling for endogeneity of strike variables in the estimation of wage settlement equations.” Journal of Labor Economics (July 1999).