Carmen Sarasua
Carmen Sarasua

Professor of Economic History at Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
Ph. D. in History (European University Institute, 1996)
Master of Arts in Labor Economics (New School for Social Research, 1988, Fulbright scholar)
Licenciada (5-year degree) in History (Universidad Complutense, 1982)

Research Areas
Women's Labor Force Participation and its relation with economic growth
Long term transformation of the occupational structure
The Spanish labor market, 18th to 20th centuries
The economic working of families

Associate Editor of Feminist Economics, member of the Editorial Board of Continuity and Change, and Former editor of Historia Agraria.

Principal Investigator, Project OCCUPATIONAL STRUCTURE AND INCOME IN THE LONG RUN. REDEFINING ECONOMIC MODERNIZATION AND LIVING STANDARDS IN SPAIN, 1750-1975. Financed by Ministerio de Economía y Competitividad (2018-2021)

Most recent publication: "Women’s work and structural change: occupational structure in eighteenth-century Spain", The Economic History Review, 72 (2) (2019), pp. 481-509.

2018 'The Economy of Work', Ch. 1 of A cultural history of work in the age of Enlightenment, vol. 4 of the Cultural History of Work Series, edited by Deborah Simonton and Anne Montenach, Bloomsbury Academic, pp. 19-37.

Visiting professor, Uppsala Universitet (Fall-Winter 2019)
Visiting Fellow, All Souls College, Oxford (2016-2017)
Visiting scholar, Cambridge Group for the History of Population and Social Structure (2017-2018) (Complete CV)

Departament of Economics and Economic History
Faculty of Economics and Business Studies
Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, 08193 Bellaterra (Barcelona), Spain