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CURRICULUM VITAE


Address

Facultad de Ciencias Económicas y Empresariales
Avenida Lehendakari Aguirre, 83 , 48015 Bilbao (Spain)
Telephone: 34-946013783
Fax: 34-946017123
e-mail: sara.delarica@ehu.es


Education

  • Post-Doctorate course in Princeton University, 1991-1992.
  • Ph.D. in Economics, Universidad del País Vasco, in June, 1991. The title of the thesis was "Bargaining models of the Labor Market: An application to Spain", which qualified "Excelent Cum Laude". 
  • Master of Arts, Warwick University (United Kingdom), 1986-1987.
  • Bachelor Degree in Economics, Universidad del País Vasco, 1981-1986.
  • Other degrees: Degree of Proficiency in English, by Cambridge University, 1988.

Current Position

  • Full Professor, Department of Economics, University of the Basque Country since September 1995.
  • Director of a Research Grant from the Bank of Spain-FEDEA, 2007-2011.
  • Research Fellow of CreAM (Centre for Research and Analysis of Migration) since 2008.
  • Research Fellow of IZA (Institute for Labor Studies) since January 2005.

Previous Positions

  • President of the European Society for Population Economics - 2012.
  • President of the "Committee of the Situation of Women in Economics (COSME), 2012-2013.
  • Secretary of the European Society for Population Economics, 2005-2010.
  • Secretary of the Spanish Economic Association, 2006-2008.
  • Member of the Spanish Economic and Social Council (Consejo Económico y Social - CES) - September 2005-April 2006. 
  • Member of the Council of the European Society of Population Economics, 2000-2005. 
  • Member of the Local Organizer Comittee of the 16º Edition of the Annual Congress of the European Society of Population Economics (ESPE), held in Bilbao in June, 2002. 
  • Member of the Local Organizer Comittee of the II Bianual Spanish Congress of Labour Economics, held at the Universidad del País Vasco, in September, 1997. 

Organization of Conferences

  • Co-organizer of II Jornadas de Economía Laboral,  Bilbao, 1995.
  • Co-organizer of XXVI ESPE Confererence, Bilbao, June 2002.
  • Co-Organizer of the succesive editions of the "Workshop on Gender Economics", 2007-2013.

Editorial Activity and Advisory Boards

  • Co-Editor of the IZA Journal of European Labour Policies, 2012-
  • Associate Editor of the Academic Journal “Spanish Economic Review” since 2005.
  • Member of Evaluating Committee for the Research Projects given by the Spanish Ministry of Economic and Science, 2005 – 2006.
  • Member of the Board of Experts of the Spanish Ministry of Education and Science to evaluate the Research Projects, 2003 y 2004.
  • Member of the Board of Experts to evaluate Research Projects given by FBBVA.

Main Researcher in Research Contracts

  • Spanish Ministry of Innovation and Science: "Avances en el análisis economico de varios colectivos laborales: Mujeres, Inmigrantes, entrantes y salientes del Mercado de Trabajo", (2010-2012).
  • Spanish Ministry of Education : “El Impacto de los Factores Demográficos e Institucionales en el Mercado de Trabajo y en el Bienestar Individual”, (2007-2009).
  • Fundación BBVA :  "Economía y Demografía: Causalidad Bidireccional",  (2003-2005) .
  • Gobierno Vasco:  "La mujer en el mercado de trabajo: Vinculación y discriminación",  (2001-   2003). 
  • Universidad del País Vasco:  "Mercado de trabajo y demografía: Un análisis empírico sobre    aspectos dinámicos de los fenómenos de desempleo y baja natalidad",  (1999,2000).
  • Universidad del País Vasco:  "Aspectos dinámicos sobre la educación de los jóvenes y su      transición al mercado de trabajo”  (1996).