Núria Rodríguez-Planas is currently Full Professor at City University of New York (CUNY), Queens College, and doctoral faculty of The Graduate School and University Center’s Ph.D. Program in Economics, City University of New York (CUNY), New York. Prior to moving to New York, she was Visiting Research Fellow at IZA in Bonn from 2012 to 2015, Visiting Professor at the Universitat Pompeu Fabra from 2012 to 2013, Assistant Professor at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona from 2004 to 2012, and Affiliated Professor at the Barcelona Graduate School of Economics from 2007 to 2012. She has also held positions in Washington DC as an Economist at Mathematica Policy Research from 2000 to 2004, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System from 1998 to 2000, and the Brookings Institution from 1997 to 1998. She received her Ph.D. in Economics in 1999 from Boston University.

Her research interests include: Labor Economics, Education Economics, Cultural Economics, Economics of Gender, Family Economics, and Immigration Economics.

She has published in the American Economic Review, American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, the Journal of Human Resources, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Industrial and Labor Relations Review, the Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, the Journal of Population Economics, and Labour Economics, among other journals. Much of her work has been written about in The Wilson Quarterly, The New York Times, El País, El Economista, and La Vanguardia.

She joined IZA as Research Fellow in January 2004. And is managing editor of the IZA Journal of Labor Policy since its beginning in 2012.



IZA Discussion Paper No. 7110
published as 'A Roadmap to Vocational Education and Training in Industrialized Countries' in: Industrial and Labor Relations Review, 2015, 68 (2), 314-337
IZA Discussion Paper No. 7053
published in: Journal of Population Economics, 2015, 28(2), 393-422
IZA Discussion Paper No. 6890
substantially revised version published in: Foundations and Trends in Microeconomics, 2013, 9 (1-2), 1-157 [journal version]
IZA Discussion Paper No. 6770
(substantially revised version published in: Journal of Behavior & Economics, July 2017, vol. 139: 166-181
IZA Discussion Paper No. 6547
published in: International Journal of Manpower, 2013, 34 (2), 167-180
IZA Discussion Paper No. 6543
Miguel Angel Alcobendas, Núria Rodríguez-Planas, Raquel Vegas
published in: A. Artal-Tur, G. Peri, F. Requena-Silvente, The Socio-Economic Impact of Migration Flows: Effects on Trade, Remittances, Output, and the Labour Market (Population Economics Series), Springer, 2014
IZA Discussion Paper No. 6542
Núria Rodríguez-Planas, Raquel Vegas
published as 'Do Moroccan Migrants to Spain Fare Better or Worse than Other Migrants?' in: Middle East Development Journal, 2014, [Online First]
IZA Discussion Paper No. 6368
Núria Rodríguez-Planas, Raquel Vegas
published in: Middle East Development Journal, 2011, 3 (2), 119-139
IZA Discussion Paper No. 5888
substantially revised version forthcoming as “Full-Time Universal Childcare in a Context of Low Maternal Employment: Modest but Persistent Effects" in Labour Economics