Marian Vidal-Fernández
Research Fellow

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Vidal-Fernández Marian Vidal-Fernández received her B.A. and Master's degrees from the Universitat Pompeu Fabra in 2005. She obtained her PhD at Boston University May 2010. She is currently a senior lecturer at the University of Sydney and a Life Course Centre fellow..

Marian's research reflects her general interest in using applied micro-econometrics to study how policy-relevant issues in labor, education, and health affect Human Capital, with a special focus on disadvantaged children.

She joined IZA as a Research Affiliate in March 2010 and became an IZA Research Fellow in January 2013. She is an ARC Life Course Centre Research Fellow since April 2015.
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IZA Discussion Papers:
No. Author(s)
10346  Rashmi Barua
Marian Vidal-Fernández
Wheeling into School and Out of Crime: Evidence from Linking Driving Licenses to Minimum Academic Requirements
10227  Xavier Gine
Monica Martinez-Bravo
Marian Vidal-Fernández
Are Labor Supply Decisions Consistent with Neoclassical Preferences? Evidence from Indian Boat Owners
8308  Maria Cubel
Ana Nuevo-Chiquero
Santiago Sanchez-Pages
Marian Vidal-Fernández
Do Personality Traits Affect Productivity? Evidence from the Lab
(published in: Economic Journal , 2016, 126 (592). 654–681 )
6755  Jee-Yeon K. Lehmann
Ana Nuevo-Chiquero
Marian Vidal-Fernández
Explaining the Birth Order Effect: The Role of Prenatal and Early Childhood Investments
(accepted at the Journal of Human Resources)
6464  Rashmi Barua
Marian Vidal-Fernández
No Pass No Drive: Education and Allocation of Time
(published in: Journal of Human Capital, 2014, 8(4), 399-431)
6398  Josefina Posadas
Marian Vidal-Fernández
Grandparents' Childcare and Female Labor Force Participation
(published in: IZA Journal of Labor Policy, 2013, 2:14 [journal version])