Núria Rodríguez-Planas is currently Associate Professor (with tenure) 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.