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Marian Vidal-Fernandez

Marian Vidal-Fernandez 

PhD Economics, Boston University

IZA Research Affiliate

Msc and BA in Economics, Universitat Pompeu Fabra



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  • "The Effect of Minimum Academic Requirements to Participate in Sports on High School Graduation", (2011). The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy: Vol. 11 (1), Article 51
  • "Activity-based payments and reforms of the English hospital payment system", (2007). Health Economics, Policy and Law, Vol.2 (4), pp. 435-444, (with R.P. Ellis)


Working papers


  • Explaining the Birth Order Effect: The Role of Prenatal and Early Childhood Investments (w. J. K. Lehmann and Ana Nuevo-Chiquero), 2012
  • Negative Incentives and Education: Evidence from No Pass No Drive Laws (with R. Barua)
  • Intertemporal Substitution or Reference-Dependent Preferences: Evidence from Daily Labor Supply of Southern Indian Boat-owners (joint with Xavier Gine and Monica Martinez-Bravo)
  • Child Care and Female Labor Force Participation: The Role of Grandparents (with J. Posadas)

Research interests

  • Empirical microeconomics
  • Labor
  • Education

Research grants

  • 2011-2012: Special Research Grant, UNSW, $9,987

 Courses taught

  • ECON2107 Modern Labour Markets: Theory and Policy
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