Ada Ferrer-i-Carbonell

Research Fellow

CSIC Institute of Public Goods and Policies (IPP)

Ada Ferrer-i-Carbonell works at the Institute for Economic Analysis (IAE-CSIC) in Barcelona with an ICREA fellowship. In 2002 and 2003 Ada received her two PhD’s in economics, one at the Tinbergen Institute (University of Amsterdam) and another one at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (Troy, NY). Previously she had obtained a first degree in Economics from the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. After her PhD, Ada held various positions at the University of Amsterdam, including a VENI fellowship from the Dutch National Science Foundation. Ada´s current interests are on welfare (through subjective well-being measures) analysis, health, income, and risk attitudes. Among others she has published in the Economic Journal, Health Economics, and the Journal of Public Economics.

She joined IZA as a Research Fellow in June 2009.


IZA Publications

IZA Discussion Paper No. 15653
published in: Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics, 2022, 101, 101952
IZA Discussion Paper No. 12719
Jean-Marc Bédhat Atsebi, Ada Ferrer-i-Carbonell
IZA Discussion Paper No. 11180
published as 'Does Devolution Influence the Choice and Quality of Public (vs Private) Health Care?' in: Journal of Economic Behaviour & Organisation, 2022, 202, 632-653
IZA Discussion Paper No. 6419
forthcoming in: Review of Income and Wealth, 2017
IZA Discussion Paper No. 5184
published in: Journal of Economic Psychology, 2010, 31 (6), 1008-1020
IZA Discussion Paper No. 4703
substantially revised version published as "Distaste for Inequality? The Role of Risk Aversion" in: M. Rojas (ed.), The Economics of Happiness, Springer, 2019.
IZA Discussion Paper No. 4124
published as "Risk-Aversion and Income Growth: Replicating Shaw (1996)" in: Empirical Economics, 2013, 44 (2), 981-1004
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