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Josep Pijoan-Mas

Ph. D. in Economics, University College London, 2002
Associate Professor

Personal details


Quantitative macroeconomics, Macroeconomics I

Research interests

Precautionary savings, income and wealth inequality, labor supply and human capital accumulation, mortality and health, tax reforms, numerical methods

Selected publications

  • “Labor Supply with Job Assignment under Balanced Growth,” with C. Michelacci, Journal of Economic Theory, 163 (2016), 110-140.
  • “Heterogeneity in Expected Longevities,” with V. Ríos-Rull, Demography, 51 (2014), 2075-2102.
  • “The Reservation Laws in India and the Misallocation of Production Factors,” with M. García-Santana, Journal of Monetary Economics, 66 (2014), 193–209.
  • “Intertemporal Labor Supply with Search Frictions,” with C. Michelacci, Review of Economic Studies, 79 (2012), 899-931.
  • “Pricing Risk in Economies with Heterogeneous Agents and Incomplete Markets,” Journal of the European Economic Association, 5 (2007), 987-1015
  • “Precautionary Savings or Working Longer Hours?,” Review of Economic Dynamics, 9 (2006), 326-352
  • “Precautionary Savings and Wealth Distribution under Habit Formation,” with A. Diaz and V. Rios-Rull, Journal of Monetary Economics, 50 (2003), 1257-1291.


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