Raul Ramos received his Ph. D. from the University of Barcelona in 1999 and he currently works as an assistant professor in the Department of Econometrics, Statistics and Spanish Economy of the same university. He is also a researcher in the Grup d’Anàlisi Quantitativa Regional (AQR-IREA) of the University of Barcelona.
His research interests include the analysis of regional labour markets and, in particular, the analysis of wage flexibility, wage differences (i.e, by region, by gender, ...), income inequality and the role of institutions.
He has participated in different research projects (some of them financed by the European Commission) and has published part of his research in Spanish Economic Review , Regional Studies, Papers in Regional science , International Regional Science Review , Kyklos, International Journal of Forecasting, Scientometrics, Applied Economics, Economics Letters, Australian Journal of Labour Economics and Eastern European Economics, among others. He has also acted as a referee of several journals. He is member of the Editorial Team of the European Journal of Development Research since April 2012.
Raul Ramos joined IZA as a Research Fellow in May 2007.