(please see the pdf file for a longer CV version)

ACADEMIC POSITIONS AND AFFILIATIONS
    - Associate Professor (with tenure), Dept. of Economics and Business
    Universitat Pompeu Fabra, 2016- present
    - Ramón y Cajal Researcher, 2014-present
    - Affiliated Professor, Barcelona Graduate School of Economics,
    2009- present
    - Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR), Research Affiliate, 2015-present 

OTHER PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES AND POSITIONS
Sterring Committee, Master in Competition and Market Regulation,
       Barcelona Graduate School of Economics, 2017-present
Executive Committee, Committee on the Situation of Women in Economics,
       Spanish Economic Association (AEE), 2015-17
Industrial Economics Committee, Spanish Economic Association
       (AEE), 2013-2017

EDUCATION
    Ph.D., Economics, Vanderbilt University, May 2009.
    M.A., Economics, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, 2005
    B.Sc., Economics, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, 2003
    B.A., Law, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, 2003

PUBLICATIONS
  "Gender Gaps in Performance: Evidence from Young Lawyers," joint
     with Ghazala Azmat, Journal of Political Economy, vol. 125, no.5, 2017.  

"Conditional Privacy Rights, CommentJournal of Institutional and
      Theoretical Economics (JITE), 173(1), 132-137, 2017

  "On the justice of decision rules," with Jose Apesteguia and Miguel A. Ballester
   Review of Economic Studies, 78: 1-16, 2011

  "Breaking the law when others do: A model of law enforcement with
  neighborhood externalities," European Economic Review 54: 163-180, 2010

WORKING PAPERS AND WORK IN PROGRESS
   "The effect of lawyers' career concerns on litigation," revise and resubmit RAND Journal of Economics

   “Consumers' Costly Responses to Product-Harm Crises"  joint with
Helena Perrone, revise and resubmit, Management Science

  "The Demand for Gender-Stereotyped TV Content " joint with Friman Sánchez (work in progress)

TEACHING EXPERIENCE
   Barcelona Graduate School of Economics
            Industrial Organization (Master in Economics), 2017, 2018
            Economic Analysis of Law (Master in Competition and
            and Master in Economics of Public Policy), 2013, 2014, 2016
           Advanced Microeconomics II (Master in Economics), 2014
   Universitat Pompeu Fabra
            Economics of the firm, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2013, 2014, 2017
            Law and Economics, 2010, 2011, 2013, 2014

PARTICIPATION IN RESEARCH PROJECTS
    ECO2016-76998-P, Ministerio de Economía y Competitividad (P.I. Albert Banal)
    ECO2013-43011-P, Ministerio de Economía y Competitividad (P.I. Albert Banal)
    ECO2010-15052, Ministerio de Ciencia e Innovación (P.I. Massimo Motta)
    ECO2008-01116, Ministerio de Ciencia e Innovación (P.I. Benito Arruñada)
    NSF grant SES0814312 "Mass Torts and (Rational) Bayesian Optimism,"
    (P.I. Andrew Daughety and Jennifer Reinganum)
    Predoctoral Fellowship (FPI), Project SEC2003-00306,
    Ministerio de Educación y Ciencia

HONORS, GRANTS AND FELLOWSHIPS
    Nominee Vanguardia de la Ciencia Award 2017
    Ramon y Cajal Research Fellowship, Spanish Government
    Juan de la Cierva Research Fellowship, Spanish Government
    Ajuda Comença, UPF
    College of A&S, Summer Research Award 2008, Vanderbilt Univ.   
    Household Internat. Best Research Paper Award 2007, Vanderbilt Univ.
    Kirk Dornbush Research Assistantship 2007-08, Vanderbilt Univ.
    Doctoral Fellowship, Spanish Ministry of Education, 2004-2006 
    Doctoral Fellowship, Ramon Areces Foundation, 2003-2004

REFEREE FOR:
American Economic Review; Quarterly Journal of Economics; Review of Economic Studies; Management Science; International Economic Review; RAND Journal of Economics; Games and Economic Behavior; Journal of Public Economics; European Economic Review; Journal of Law, Economics and Organizations; Journal of Industrial Economics; American Law and Economics Review; Journal of Legal Studies; Journal of Public Economic Theory; SERIEs; Review of Law and Economics; Economica; Economics Bulletin; International Review of Law and Economics; Economics.
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Rosa Ferrer   
Associate Professor
Dept. of Economics and Business
Universitat Pompeu Fabra
c. Ramon Trias Fargas 25-27
08005, Barcelona
Office:  (0034)  93 542 2674
Email:    rosa.ferrer[at]upf [dot]edu