Rocio Bonet’s interests lie at the intersection of labor economics and human resource management. Her research empirically explores how recent changes in the labor market are affecting employment outcomes.
One stream of her research focuses on investigating the determinants of career advancement. She has explored how innovative work organizational practices that empower employees have affected promotions within organizations. She has also investigated the effects of the institutional environment, in particular labor law regulation, on the careers of working mothers. Her ongoing research in the area of careers explores how educational credentials and prestigious affiliations are valued in the context of growing inter-organizational mobility.
Another stream of her research looks at the effects of new management practices on firm level outcomes, such as the effects of performance-based reward practices on firm performance and the effects of geographically distributed teams on labor productivity.
Rocio Bonet received a PhD in Management from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania and a Master in Science in Economics, Management, and Finance from the Universitat Pompeu Fabra. She has been awarded with several grants, including a Marie Curie grant from the European Commission and a GMAC fellowship.
Research Interests: careers, high involvement work practices, performance-reward systems, educational credentials, geographically distributed teams.