Marta C. Lopes is a visiting professor (tenure-track) in the Department of Economics at the Universidad Carlos III de Madrid.

Before joining UC3M she was a Max Weber post-doctoral fellow at the European University Institute in Florence and a PhD visitor at the University College London. In 2019, she obtained his PhD in economics at the Nova School of Business and Economics, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, with the thesis entitled "Essays on Job and Unemployment Protection: The Impacts on Unemployment Duration, Wages, and Fertility".

Her main research interests are Labour Economics, Family Economics, Public Economics and Applied Econometrics.

Marta C. Lopes joined IZA as a Research Affiliate in February 2019.