Banco de España


2022 - 2024


Laura Hospido is the Unit Head of the Microeconomic Analysis Unit, within the Structural Analysis and Microeconomic Studies Department, at the DG Economics, Statistics and Research of the Banco de España. Her primary fields are Labour Economics, Gender Economics, and Economics of Education - in particular Financial Education -. She takes part of the team in charge of the Survey of Financial Competences (ECF), an initiative of the Banco de España under the Financial Education Plan, with the aim of measuring the financial competences of the adult population in Spain. She is also a Research Fellow of IZA. She holds a PhD in Economics from CEMFI and University of Santiago de Compostela.

Three Selected Publications:

  • Gender Gaps in the Evaluation of Research: Evidence from Submissions to Economics Conferences (Joint with Carlos Sanz), Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, 83(3), 2021, 590-618
  • The Gender Promotion Gap: Evidence from Central Banking (Joint with Luc Laeven and Ana Lamo), Review of Economics and Statistics, 2020
  • The Cycle of Earnings Inequality: Evidence from Spanish Social Security Data (Joint with Stéphane Bonhomme), The Economic Journal, 127 (603), 2017, 1244–1278