Hector Sala
Research Fellow

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too h Sala Hector Sala obtained Ph.D. in Economics at the Departament d'Economia Aplicada, UAB, in 2000. He currently holds a position of Associate Professor at the Departament d'Economia Aplicada (UAB).

His main field of interest is in the macroeconomics of labor market analysis. His work involves time series analysis and the estimation of structural models to study the dynamics of employment and unemployment and the Phillips Curve trade-off.

He joined IZA as a Research Affiliate in February 2000 and became a Research Fellow in March 2004.
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IZA Discussion Papers:
No. Author(s)
Title
10978  John Hatgioannides
Marika Karanassou
Hector Sala
Should the Rich Be Taxed More? The Fiscal Inequality Coefficient
10898  Hector Sala
Pedro Trivín
The Effects of Globalization and Technology on the Elasticity of Substitution
10669  Sonia A. Agudelo
Hector Sala
Wage Rigidities in Colombia: Measurement, Causes, and Policy Implications
9952  Atanu Ghoshray
Javier Ordóñez
Hector Sala
Euro, Crisis and Unemployment: Youth Patterns, Youth Policies?
8945  Sonia A. Agudelo
Hector Sala
Wage Setting in the Colombian Manufacturing Industry
(published in: Economics of Transition, 2016, 24 (1), 99-134)
8258  Javier Ordóñez
Hector Sala
José I. Silva
Real Unit Labour Costs in Eurozone Countries: Drivers and Clusters
(published in: IZA Journal of European Labor Studies, 2015, 4:15, 1-19.)
7746  Hector Sala
Pedro Trivín
Labour Market Dynamics in Spanish Regions: Evaluating Asymmetries in Troublesome Times
(published in: SERIEs, 2014, 5(2), 197-221)
7272  Ignacio González
Hector Sala
Investment Crowding-Out and Labor Market Effects of Financialization in the U.S.
(published in: Scottish Journal of Political Economy, 2014, 61 (5), 589-613)
7244  Marika Karanassou
Hector Sala
Distributional Consequences of Capital Accumulation, Globalisation and Financialisation in the US
6171  Hector Sala
José I. Silva
Labor Productivity and Vocational Training: Evidence from Europe
(published in: Journal of Productivity Analysis, 2013, 40 (1), 31-41)
5993  Roberto González
Hector Sala
The Frisch Elasticity in the Mercosur Countries: A Pseudo-Panel Approach
(published in: Development Policy Review, 2015, 33 (1), 107-131)
5992  Xavier Raurich
Hector Sala
Valeri Sorolla
Factor Shares, the Price Markup, and the Elasticity of Substitution between Capital and Labor
(published in: Journal of Macroeconomics, 2012, 4 (1), 181-198)
5796  Marika Karanassou
Hector Sala
Inequality and Employment Sensitivities to the Falling Labour Share
(published in: Economic and Social Review, 2012, 43 (3), 343-376)
5096  Javier Ordóñez
Hector Sala
José I. Silva
Oil Price Shocks and Labor Market Fluctuations
(published in: Energy Journal, 2011, 32 (3), 89-118)
5092  Marika Karanassou
Hector Sala
The Wage-Productivity Gap Revisited: Is the Labour Share Neutral to Employment?
(published as 'The Role of the Wage-Productivity Gap in Economic Activity' in: International Review of Applied Economics, 2014, 28 (4), 436-459)
4299  Marika Karanassou
Hector Sala
Productivity Growth and the Phillips Curve: A Reassessment of the US Experience
(published in: Bulletin of Economic Research, 2012, 64 (3), 344–366)
4252  Marika Karanassou
Hector Sala
The US Inflation-Unemployment Tradeoff: Methodological Issues and Further Evidence
(published as 'The US Inflation-Unemployment Trade-off Revisited: New Evidence for Policy Making' in: Journal of Policy Modeling, 2010, 32 (6), 758-777)
3924  Marika Karanassou
Hector Sala
Labour Market Dynamics in Australia: What Drives Unemployment?
(published in: Economic Record, 2010, 86 (273), 185-209)
3712  Marika Karanassou
Hector Sala
The Rise and Fall of Spanish Unemployment: A Chain Reaction Theory Perspective
(published in: Philip Arestis and Malcolm Sawyer (eds.), International Papers in Political Economy, Palgrave-Macmillan, 2009)
3293  Hector Sala
José I. Silva
Manuel E. Toledo
Flexibility at the Margin and Labor Market Volatility in OECD Countries
(published in: Scandinavian Journal of Economics, 2012, 114 (3), 991-1017)
3066  Marika Karanassou
Hector Sala
Pablo F. Salvador
Capital Accumulation and Unemployment: New Insights on the Nordic Experience
(published in: Cambridge Journal of Economics, 2008, 32 (6), 977-1001)
2900  Marika Karanassou
Hector Sala
Dennis J. Snower
The Evolution of Inflation and Unemployment: Explaining the Roaring Nineties
(published in: Australian Economic Papers, 2008, 47 (4), 334-354)
2480  Marika Karanassou
Hector Sala
Dennis J. Snower
The Macroeconomics of the Labor Market: Three Fundamental Views
(published in: Portuguese Economic Journal, 2007, 6 (3), 151-180)
2397  Marika Karanassou
Hector Sala
Pablo F. Salvador
The (Ir)relevance of the NRU for Policy Making: The Case of Denmark
(published in: Scottish Journal of Political Economy, 2008, 55 (3), 369-392)
2265  Marika Karanassou
Hector Sala
Dennis J. Snower
Phillips Curves and Unemployment Dynamics: A Critique and a Holistic Perspective
(published: Journal of Economic Surveys, 2010, 24 (1), 1-51)
2226  José Ramón García
Hector Sala
The Tax System Incidence on Unemployment: A Country-Specific Analysis for the OECD Economies
(published in: Economic Modelling, 2008, 25 (6), 1232-1245)
1823  Hector Sala
José I. Silva
The Relevance of Post-Match LTC: Why Has the Spanish Labor Market Become as Volatile as the US One?
(fully revised version published in: Investigaciones Económicas, 2009, 33 (2), 145-178)
1127  Xavier Raurich
Hector Sala
Valeri Sorolla
Unemployment, Growth and Fiscal Policy: New Insights on the Hysteresis Hypothesis
(published in: Macroeconomic Dynamics, 2006, 10 (3), 285-316)
899 
This paper has repeatedly been among the Top 10 monthly downloads. 
Marika Karanassou
Hector Sala
Dennis J. Snower
Unemployment in the European Union: Institutions, Prices, and Growth
876 
This paper has repeatedly been among the Top 10 monthly downloads. 
Marika Karanassou
Hector Sala
Dennis J. Snower
The European Phillips Curve: Does the NAIRU Exist?
(published in: Applied Economics Quarterly, 2003, 49 (2), 93-121)
645  Marika Karanassou
Hector Sala
Dennis J. Snower
Long-Run Inflation-Unemployment Dynamics: The Spanish Phillips Curve and Economic Policy
(published in: Journal of Policy Modeling, 2008, 30 (2), 279-300)
636  Marika Karanassou
Hector Sala
Dennis J. Snower
A Reappraisal of the Inflation-Unemployment Tradeoff
(published in: European Journal of Political Economy, 2005, 21 (1), 1-32)
531 
This paper has repeatedly been among the Top 10 monthly downloads. 
Marika Karanassou
Hector Sala
Dennis J. Snower
Unemployment in the European Union: A Dynamic Reappraisal
(published in: Economic Modelling, 2003, 20 (2), 237-273)
 

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