Maia Güell is a Professor of Economics at the University of Edinburgh and a Research Affiliate in the Labour Economics Programme of CEPR. Maia received a Ph.D. in Economics at the London School of Economics and was a post-doctoral student at Princeton University (Industrial Relations Section). Her research interests are in theoretical and empirical labour economics. Her research interests include the incentives around labor market institutions and the consequences for labor market outcomes; motivation schemes for workers; gender differences in the labor market; the measurement of intergenerational mobility using surnames; and school choice.
She joined IZA as a Research Fellow in October 2002.