Xavi Ramos is professor of economics at the Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona. He earned his BA from the Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona in 1992, his MSc from the University of York in 1994, and his PhD in Economics from the Univeristy of Essex in 1998. Economic inequity is one of his main concerns and takes much of his research time and effort. He is currently working on equality of opportunity and intergenerational mobility. His research has been published in monographs, book chapters, and in a variety of journals including European Economic Review, Economica, British Journal of Industrial Relations, Review of Income and Wealth, Journal of Economic Surveys and International Tax and Public Finance. He is Book Review Editor of the Journal of Economic Inequality.

He joined IZA as a Research Fellow in September 2005 and spent his sabbatical there from July 2005 until January 2006.



IZA Discussion Paper No. 3727
published in: Review of Income and Wealth, 2010, 56 (1), 171-185
IZA Discussion Paper No. 3538
published online in: British Journal of Industrial Relations, 2011, 50(4), 714-736
IZA Discussion Paper No. 2686
published in: Review of Income and Wealth, 2010, 56 (1), 23-46
IZA Discussion Paper No. 2614
published in: Jacques Silber (ed.), The Measurement of Individual Well-Being and Group Inequalities: Essays in Memory of Z.M. Berrebi, Routledge, 2010
IZA Discussion Paper No. 1748
published in: Nanak Kakwani and Jacques Silver (eds.): Quantitative Approaches to Multidimensional Poverty Measure, Palgrave Macmillan, 2007