Sara de la Rica is a Full Professor of Economics at the University of the Basque Country (Spain). Her PhD is from the Department of Economics at the University of the Basque Country. Her research interests include Gender Economics, Immigration, Education and Labour Market Institutions.
She is co-editor of the IZA Journal of European Labour Studies. She was the President of The European Society of Population Economics (ESPE) (2012) and was secretary of ESPE since January 2005 until December 2010.
Her work has been published in Labour Economics, Journal of Population Economics, Economic Enquiry, Industrial and Labor Relations Review and Journal of Human Resources among others.

She joined IZA as a Research Fellow in January 2005.


IZA Publications

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7816
Brindusa Anghel, Sara de la Rica, Aitor Lacuesta
published as "The Impact of the Great Recession on Employment Polarization in Spain" in: SERIEs, 2014, 5 (2-3), 143-171 [Online Access]
IZA Discussion Paper No. 7778
published in: Barry Chiswick and Paul Miller (eds.): Handbook on the Economics of International Migration, 1B, 2014
IZA Discussion Paper No. 6978
Published as "Gender Gaps in Spain: The Role of Children in Career Development" in: Boeri, Patacchini and Peri (eds), Unexplored Dimensions of Discrimination, Oxford University Press 2015
IZA Discussion Paper No. 5825
Brindusa Anghel, Sara de la Rica, Juan J. Dolado
published in: I. Sánchez de Madariaga, S. de la Rica and J. Dolado (Eds.), Libro Blanco sobre la Situación de la Mujer en la Ciencia Española. Ministerio de Ciencia e Innovación, Madrid, 2011
IZA Discussion Paper No. 5032
revised version published as 'Gender Gaps in Performance Pay: New Evidence from Spain' in: Annals of Economics and Statistics, 2015, 117-118, 41-59
IZA Discussion Paper No. 4348
published in: Labour Economics, 2011, 18 (5), 697-707
IZA Discussion Paper No. 4115
published as 'Cultural Integration in Spain' in: Algan, Bisin, Manning and Verdier (eds), Cultural Integration of Immigrants in Europe, Oxford University Press, 2012, 148-171
IZA Discussion Paper No. 4104
published as 'The Experience of Spain with the Inflows of New Labor Migration' in: M.Kahanec; Klaus F. Zimmermann (eds.): EU Labor Markets after Post-Enlargement Migration, Berlin et al., 2009, 131 - 144
IZA Discussion Paper No. 3486
published as 'The Immigration Surplus and the Substitutability of Immigrant and Native Labor: Evidence from Spain', in: Empirical Economics, 2013, 44(2), 945-958
IZA Discussion Paper No. 2104
published in: British Journal of Industrial Relations, 2007, 45 (2), 257-285
IZA Discussion Paper No. 1742
published in: B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis and Policy: Contributions to Economic Analysis and Policyy, 2006, 5 (1), Article 10
IZA Discussion Paper No. 1557
published in: SERIEs: Journal of the Spanish Economic Association, 2010, 1 (1), 387-407
IZA Discussion Paper No. 1483
Sara de la Rica, Juan J. Dolado, Vanesa Llorens
published in Journal of Population Economics, 2008, 21 (3), 751-776
IZA Discussion Paper No. 1421
published in: Industrial and Labor Relations Review, 2006, 59 (4), 573-592