Luis Diaz-Serrano is full professor in Economics at the Rovira i Virgili University. He received his BA in both Statistics and Market Research from the University of Barcelona (1993, 1995), and his MSc in Quantitative and Regional Economics from the University of Barcelona (1997). He completed his PhD in Economics (2001) at the Rovira i Virgili University. His research interests focus on labour economics, behavioral economics, housing economics, health economics, immigration economics and applied microeconometrics.

He joined IZA as a Research Fellow in January 2004.


IZA Publications

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9044
published in: Economics of Education Review, 2016, 53, 133-142.
IZA Discussion Paper No. 8110
published in: De Economist, 2015, 163, 125-153
IZA Discussion Paper No. 5647
published as 'Decentralization, Subjective Well-Being and the Perception of Institutions' in: Kyklos, 2012, 65 (2), 179-193
IZA Discussion Paper No. 5578
published as 'Mortgages, immigrants and discrimination: An analysis of the interest rates in Spain' in: Regional Science & Urban Economics, 2014, 45, 22-32
IZA Discussion Paper No. 5338
published as 'Disparities in Work, Risk, and Health between Immigrants and Native-Born' in: Social Science and Medicine, 179-187
IZA Discussion Paper No. 4693
published as 'Immigrants, Natives and Job Quality: Evidence from Spain' in: International Journal of Manpower, 2013, 34 (7), 753-775
IZA Discussion Paper No. 4124
published as "Risk-Aversion and Income Growth: Replicating Shaw (1996)" in: Empirical Economics, 2013, 44 (2), 981-1004
IZA Discussion Paper No. 2569
Veneta Andonova, Luis Diaz-Serrano
published as 'Political Institutions and the Development of Telecommunications', Journal of Development Economics, 2009, 89, 77-83
IZA Discussion Paper No. 2318
published as 'Mobility and housing satisfaction: an empirical analysis for 12 EU countries ' : Journal of Economic Geography, 2010, 10 (5), 661-683
IZA Discussion Paper No. 1396
published as 'Income volatility and residential mortgage delinquency across the EU' in: Journal of Housing Economics, 2005, 14 (3), 153-177
IZA Discussion Paper No. 1355
published as 'Is there a risk-return trade-off in educational choices? Evidence from Spain' in: Investigaciones Economicas, 2006, 30 (2), 353-380
IZA Discussion Paper No. 1208
published in: Journal of Housing Economics, 2005, 14 (2), 109-126
IZA Discussion Paper No. 1008
published as 'Labor income uncertainty, skewness and homeownership: A panel data study for Germany and Spain ' in: Journal of Urban Economics, 2005, 58 (1), 156-176
IZA Discussion Paper No. 963
published in: Scandinavian Journal of Economics, 2008, 110(4), 711-731
IZA Discussion Paper No. 641
published in: Journal of Applied Economics, 2007, 10 (1) , 1-28