Nezih Guner is Adjunct Professor at Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona and Research Professor of the Barcelona Graduate School of Economics. He is also ICREA Research Professor at MOVE (Markets, Organizations and Votes in Economics), Research Affiliate of Center for Economic Policy Research (CEPR), and Research Fellow of Institute for Study of Labor (IZA). He is a co-editor of Economic Inquiry and Associate Editor of Journal of Population Economics and SERIEs (Journal of Spanish Economic Association). He received his PhD in Economics from University of Rochester in 2000. Before joining the Barcelona economics community, he held academic positions at Queens University (Canada), Pennsylvania State University, and Universidad Carlos III de Madrid.
In 2010, Prof. Guner was awarded a European Research Council (ERC) Starting Grant, and in 2011 he received a RecerCaixa grant for his project "Households and Children: Rethinking the Welfare State."
He served as the first Barcelona GSE Deputy Director for Research from 2013-2016.