Vita

Contact Information

Room 3031

Division of Economics

School of Social Sciences

University of Southampton

Southampton, SO17 1BJ

United Kingdom

arnau.valladares@gmail.com



Employment

2014-Present

    Lecturer in Economics, University of Southampton

    Economics Division, School of Social Sciences


Education

2011-2014

    Ph. D. in Economics, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona

    Dissertation: Essays on Labor Market Dynamics and Policies

    Advisors: Sekyu Choi and Nezih Guner

    Examination Committee: Regis Barnichon, Mark Huggett, and John Knowles


2009-2011

    M.Res./M.Sc. Economic Analysis, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona


2004-2009

    B.Sc. Economics, Universitat de Barcelona


Publications

  1. -The Marriage Unemployment Gap, joint with Sekyu Choi, accepted at the B.E. Journal of Macroeconomics


Research Papers

  1. -On Households and Unemployment, joint with Sekyu Choi, R&R Quantitative Economics

  2. -Labor Market Dynamics of Married Couples, joint with Nezih Guner and Yuliya Kulikova, completed


Work in Progress

  1. -The Black-White Gap in Wages and Employment, joint with Christopher Rauh

  2. -Debt Deleveraging, Default and Credit Rationing, joint with Ignacio González

  3. -On the Marriage Wage Premium, joint with Brendon McConnell


Teaching Experience

2015-2017

    Module Coordinator (Undergraduate), University of Southampton

        Macroeconomic Policy 2 (ECON2002)

        Topics in Macroeconomics 3 (ECON3010)


2014-2015

    Module Coordinator (Undergraduate), University of Southampton

        Macroeconomic Policy 2 (ECON2002)

        Introduction to Econometrics (ECON2026)


2013-2014

    Instructor (Graduate), Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona

        Introduction to Fortran, non-curricular course


Presentations at Seminars, Workshops, and Conferences

European Economic Association Meetings (scheduled), New Faces in Macro: Madrid Workshop in Quantitative Macroeconomics (discussant), Banco de España, University of Glasgow, SAEe 2016, Royal Economic Society Conference (Manchester, UK), Families and the Macroeconomy Workshop (Poster; Edesheim, Germany), ENTER Network PhD Jamboree (Brussels, Belgium), SAEe 2014 (Santander, Spain), Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (Spain), University of Southampton (UK), Barcelona Graduate School of Economics PhD Jamboree (Spain).


Other Professional Activities

- Referee for: European Economic Review and SERIEs

- Organizer of the Macro Seminars at the University of Southampton

- Co-Organizer of the Southampton Macroeconomic Workshop 2016



Scholarships and Honors

2017

    Winner, Excellence in Virtual Learning Environment Awards, University of Southampton


2015

    Nominated “Outstanding Lecturer”, Student Union of the University of Southampton


2010-2014

    Doctoral Scholarship “Formación Personal Investigador (FPI)”, Spanish Ministry of Science and Innovation


2009-2010

    Predoctoral Scholarship “Personal Investigador en Formació (PIF)”, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona


2010

    Graduation Speech, Universitat de Barcelona


Computer Skills

Fortran, MatLab, Stata, SAS


Languages

English (fluent), Catalan (native), Spanish (native), French (beginner)