Climent Quintana-Domeque (Barcelona, 1980) is Professor of Economics at the University of Exeter, a Research Fellow at IZA (Bonn), and a network member of the Human Capital and Economic Opportunity Family Inequality working group (Chicago). Climent received his Llicenciatura from Universitat Pompeu Fabra (first ranked in the class of 2002) and completed his PhD in Economics at Princeton University in 2008 under the supervision of Alan Krueger. Climent has taught at the Universitat d'Alacant, where he was Assistant Professor and received his first tenure in 2012, and at the University of Oxford, where he was both Associate Professor and Tutorial Fellow at St Edmund Hall and received his second tenure in 2017.

Climent is an applied microeconomist interested in a broad range of fields, including development, health, and household economics issues. His work has been published in top general journals, such as the Journal of Political Economy and the Review of Economics and Statistics, and top field journals, like Demography and the Journal of Health Economics.

Together with Marco Gonzalez-Navarro (Berkeley), he is the co-author of "the world's first study of the true impact of public road building on property values" (Andrew Leigh, 2018, in Randomistas: How Radical Researchers Are Changing Our World, p. 110).

Climent has served as Associate Editor of Economics and Human Biology and on the editorial board of Oxford Economic Papers, and has been the invited guest editor for the special issue of the Review of Economics of the Household in honour of Nobel Laureate Angus Deaton. He is currently one of the editors of the Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics and serves on the editorial board of Economics and Human Biology.

At the University of Exeter, he teaches BEE3072 “Econometrics: Cause and Effect,” is Subject Lead of Applied Microeconomics since 2023, and supervises several postgraduate students. In 2024, he was awarded the University of Exeter Supervisor of the Year Award.

He joined IZA as a Research Fellow in October 2010.


IZA Publications

IZA Discussion Paper No. 16532
revised version published online in: Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Economics and Finance, 27 February 2024
IZA Discussion Paper No. 13503
revised version published as 'COVID-19 and mental health deterioration by ethnicity and gender in the UK' in: PLOS ONE, 2021, 16 (1), e0244419
IZA Discussion Paper No. 12563
revised version published as 'The effect of education on spousal education: A genetic approach' in: Labour Economics, 2021, Volume 71, 102023. Open access: [Link to the published version]
IZA Discussion Paper No. 12105
revised version forthcoming as 'Intergenerational Transmission of Health at Birth: Fathers Matter Too!' in: Journal of Human Capital.
IZA Discussion Paper No. 10591
revised version published as 'Zika virus incidence, preventive and reproductive behaviors: Correlates from new survey data' in: Economics and Human Biology, 2018, 30, 14-23.
IZA Discussion Paper No. 10072
revised version published in: Journal of Applied Econometrics, 2019, 34, 707-72
IZA Discussion Paper No. 8671
Climent Quintana-Domeque, Pedro Ródenas-Serrano
revised version published as 'The Hidden Costs of Terrorism: The Effects on Health at Birth' in: Journal of Health Economics, 2017, 56, 47-60.
IZA Discussion Paper No. 8527
revised version published as 'Beauty, Body Size and Wages: Evidence from a Unique Data Set ' in: Economics and Human Biology, 2016, 22, 24-34.
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