Nicolás Salamanca is a Senior Research Fellow at the Melbourne Institute: Applied Economics & Social Research of The University of Melbourne. He works in applied microeconomics. His main research interest is behavioural household economics— which is at the intersection of behavioural economics and economics of the household—and encompasses related fields such as labour economics and economics of education. His current focus is on the economics of parenting style, how disadvantage is transmitted across generations, and the joint role of teachers, peers, and parents in improving educational achievement.

He is also a Research Fellow at the Life Course Centre (LCC). He studied Economics at the Universidad de Los Andes and received his PhD in Economics from Maastricht University in 2015.

Nicolás Salamanca joined IZA as a Research Affiliate in 2016 and became an IZA Research Fellow in November 2021.


IZA Publications

IZA Discussion Paper No. 13884
published in: Economic Record, 2022, 98 (321), 133-151
IZA Discussion Paper No. 13077
IZA Discussion Paper No. 13065
publisehd in: Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 2022, 197, 419 - 446
IZA Discussion Paper No. 12491
published in: Economics of Education Review, 2019, 73, Article 101912
IZA Discussion Paper No. 11975
published in: Journal of Human Resources, 2020, (55)3.
IZA Discussion Paper No. 10407
revised version published in: Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 177, 548-568
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