Rafael Lalive earned his PhD in July 2001 from University of Zurich. He currently holds a full professor of economics position at University of Lausanne since September 2006.

Rafael Lalive works on policy issues related to the labor market chances of job seekers, diabled workers and mothers of newborn children. He is also interested in questions related to the relevance of social norms and social interactions. His research has been published in leading journals such as the Quarterly Journal of Economics, Review of Economic Studies, Journal of Public Economics, Journal of the European Economic Association, and the Economic Journal.

Rafael Lalive joined IZA as a Research Affiliate in November 2000 and became a Research Fellow in March 2004.



IZA Discussion Paper No. 4355
published in: Journal of Health Economics, 2009, 28(6), 1099-1115
IZA Discussion Paper No. 2250
published in: Review of Economics and Statistics, 2009, 91(3), 457 - 477
IZA Discussion Paper No. 2200
published in: Journal of Econometrics, 2007, 142 (2), 785-806
IZA Discussion Paper No. 1367
published in: Labour Economics, 2009, 16 (2), 149-160
IZA Discussion Paper No. 1363
published in: Review of Economic Studies, 2006, 73 (4), 1009-1038
IZA Discussion Paper No. 1202
published in: Journal of Population Economics, 2010, 23 (3), 933-962
IZA Discussion Paper No. 1100
published in: Labour Economics, 2005, 12 (6), 739-748
IZA Discussion Paper No. 803