I am a Research Fellow at MOVE, an Associate Professor of Economics (with tenure) 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
'The Consumption, Income and Wealth of the Poorest: An Empirical Analysis of Economic Inequality in Rural and Urban Sub-Saharan Africa for Macroeconomists', with Leandro de Magalhaes (2017) [.pdf] [Online Appendix]
Journal of Development Economics (2018), Volume 134, pp 350–371
'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.
Work in Progress
'Kaldor Facts with Intellectual Property Products Capital: An Assessment of 31 OECD New National Accounts,' with Sangmin Aum and Dongya Koh (2018) [.pdf]
'On the Global Misallocation of Human Capital,' with Alex Monge-Naranjo and Juan Sanchez (2018) [.pdf] (new draft coming soon!)
'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.
'Social Insurance Barriers to Economic Growth,' with Leandro de Magalhaes, Dongya Koh and Yu Zheng
'Constrained-Efficient Entrepreneurship,' with Lian Allub, Axelle Ferreire and Yu Zheng