I am a Beatriz Galindo Senior Research Professor in Economics at UAB and Affiliated Research Professor at the Barcelona GSE. My CV is here [.pdf] and my current research below.
My address is: Plaça Civica s/n, Bellaterra, Barcelona 08193, Spain.
E-mail me to: rauls[at]movebarcelona.eu
'Methods versus Substance: the Effects of Technology Shocks on Hours', with Jose-Victor Rios-Rull, Frank Schorfheide, Cristina Fuentes-Albero and Maxym Khrysko [.pdf] [Other versions NBER 15373, Minn. FED Staff Report 433 ]
Journal of Monetary Economics (2012), 59(8), pp. 826-846.
'Redistributive Shocks and Productivity Shocks', with Jose-Victor Rios-Rull [.pdf] [code]
Journal of Monetary Economics (2010), 57(8), pp. 931-948.
"Increasing and Decreasing Labor Shares: Cross-Country Differences in the XXI Century" with Sangmin Aum and Dongya Koh [.pdf]
ICE: Revista de Economia, 2019 (911)
"Should Capital Flow from Rich to Poor Countries?" with Alex Monge-Naranjo and Juan Sanchez [.pdf]
St. Louis FED Review, 2019
Some Work in Progress
'Aggregate Effects of AIDS on Development' [.pdf] New draft coming soon!
'Balanced Growth Path and Preferences: There is No Need for CRRA Felicity Functions', with Jose-Victor Rios-Rull.
'Eating Up Productivity in Status Quo: Optimal Social Insurance and Economic Growth', with Leandro de Magalhaes, Dongya Koh, Albert Rodriguez and Yu Zheng
'Insurance and Incentives in Times of AIDS' with Francesco Carli
'Progressivity and Development', with Leandro de Magalhaes and Enric Martorell
'Contagion at Work', with Anna Houstecka
'Are Stay-Home Policies Effective Against COVID-19? An Identification from Variation in the Stage of the Epidemic', with Christian Aleman, Chris Busch and Alex Ludwig