Professor Almudena Sevilla, PhD (Brown, USA)
Professor of Labour Economics
Tel: +44 (0)20 7882 5617
Location: Mile End, Bancroft Building, Room 4.13d
Staff drop-in and feedback hours
Wednesday 14:00 - 16:0o
Erasmus and Associate Coordinator
My main interests are in family sociology, time use, social inequality, the quality of work, health and well-being, and quantitative methods.
Selected Funded Research Projects:
- Parental time investments in children across countries and over time: What are the implications for inequality?
2012-2013 Grant from the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), awarded £81,237.
- Flexible working and couples’ coordination of time schedules
2011-2012 Grant from the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), awarded £41,434.
- The effects of breast feeding on children, mothers and employers
2008-2010 Grant from the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), awarded £194,599.79.
- Borra, C., González, L., and Sevilla, A., (2016) "Birth Timing and Neonatal Health", the American Economic Review (forthcoming).
- Nollenberger, N., Rodríguez-Planas, N., and Sevilla, A., (2016) "The Math Gender Gap: The Role of Culture", the American Economic Review (forthcoming).
- Borra, C., Iacovou, M. and Sevilla, A. (2015) “New Evidence on Breastfeeding and Postpartum Depression: The Importance of Understanding Women’s Intentions”. Maternal and Child Health Journal. Volume 19 (4), pp 897-907
- García-Manglano, J., Nollenberger, N. and Sevilla, A. (2015) “Gender, time-use, and fertility recovery in industrialized countries” International Encyclopedia of Social & Behavioral Sciences, 2nd Edition , Pages 775–780.
- Amuedo-Dorantes, C. and Sevilla, A. (2014) “Immigration and Parental Time Investments in Children of College-educated Women in the U.S”, Journal of Human Resources, 49:509-539, July 2014.
- Cristini, A. and Sevilla, A. (2014) “The Effect of House Prices on Consumption: A Replication and Comparison Exercise”, Economica (forthcoming).
- Sevilla, A. (2014), “The importance of time diary data for time use research”, Review of the Economics of the Household, 12(1): 1–6, March 2014. DOI: 10.1007/s11150-014-9242-0.
- Gimenez-Nadal, J.I. and Sevilla, A. (2014) "Total work time in Spain: evidence from time diary data", Applied Economics, 46(16): 1894-1909, February 2014. DOI: 10.1080/00036846.2014.887194.
- Himmelweit, S., Santos, Ch., Sevilla, A. and Sofer, C. (2013), “Sharing of Resources within the Household and the Economics of the Family”, Journal of Marriage and the Family Journal of Marriage and Family, 75 (3): 625 – 639, June 2013. DOI: 10.1111/jomf.12032.
- Luengo-Prado, M.J. and Sevilla, A. (2013) "Time to Cook: Expenditure at Retirement in Spain", The Economic Journal, 123(569): 764-789, June 2013. DOI: 1.10.1111/j.1468-0297.2012.02546.x.
- Borra, C., Sevilla, A. and Gershuny, J. (2013) "Calibrating Time-Use Estimates for the British Household Panel Survey", Social Indicators Research, Springer, 114(3): 1211-1224, December 2013. DOI: 10.1007/s11205-012-0198-2.
- Furtado, D., Marcén, M. and Sevilla, A. (2013) "Does Culture Affect Divorce? Evidence From European Immigrants in the United States", Demography, Springer, 50(3): 1013-1038, June 2013. DOI: 10.1007/s13524-012-0180-2.
- Iacovou, M. and Sevilla, A. (2013) “Infant feeding: the effects of scheduled vs. on-demand feeding on mothers’ wellbeing and children’s cognitive development”, European Journal of Public Health, 23(1): 13-19, January 2013. DOI: 10.1093/eurpub/cks012.
- Gimenez-Nadal, J.I. and Sevilla, A. (2012) "Trends in Time Allocation: A Cross-Country Analysis" (with). The European Economic Review, 56(6): 1338–1359, August 2012. DOI:10.1016/j.euroecorev.2012.02.011.
- Sevilla, A., Gimenez-Nadal, J.I. and Gershuny, J. (2012) "Leisure Inequality in the United States: 1965–2003", Demography, Springer, 49(3): 939-964, August 2012. DOI: 10.1007/s13524-012-0100-5.
- Borra, C., Iacovou, M. and Sevilla, A. (2012) "The effect of breastfeeding on children's cognitive and non cognitive development", Labour Economics, Elsevier, 19(4): 496-515, August 2012. DOI:10.1016/j.labeco.2012.05.007.
- Gimenez-Nadal, J.I., Molina, J. and Sevilla, A. (2012) "Social norms, partnerships and children", Review of Economics of the Household, Springer, 10(2): 215-236, June 2012. DOI: 10.1007/s11150-011-9120-y.
- de Laat, J. and Sevilla, A. (2011) "The Fertility and Women's Labor Force Participation puzzle in OECD Countries: The Role of Men's Home Production", Feminist Economics, Taylor & Francis Journals, 17(2): 87-119, April 2011. DOI: 10.1080/13545701.2011.573484.
- Gimenez-Nadal, J.I. and Sevilla, A. (2011). "The Time-Crunch Paradox" Social Indicators Research, Springer, 102(2): 181-196, June 2011. DOI 10.1007/s11205-010-9689-1.
- Bryan, M.L. and Sevilla, A. (2011) "Does housework lower wages? Evidence for Britain" Oxford Economic Papers, Oxford University Press, 63(1): 187-210, January 2011. DOI:10.1093/oep/gpq011.
- Sevilla, A. (2010) "Household division of labor and cross-country differences in household formation rates", Journal of Population Economics, Springer, 23(1): 225-249, January 2010. DOI: 10.1007/s00148-009-0254-7.
- Sevilla, A., Gimenez-Nadal, J.I. and Fernandez, C. (2010) "Gender Roles and the Division of Unpaid Work in Spanish Households", Feminist Economics, Taylor & Francis Journals, 16(4): 137-184
Current Doctoral Students
1st Supervisor - Esther Arenas-Arroyo