Laia is a Ph.D. student in the Department of Economics at Northwestern University. Her general research interests include human capital formation and development, economics of education, and the effects of human capital inequality on labor market outcomes. Her current research analyzes the malleability of non-cognitive skills through advanced educational practices using multidisciplinary measures. She also investigates the effect of disciplinary policies on student behavioral and academic outcomes.
Navarro-Sola received a B.A. in Economics from Universitat Pompeu Fabra (Barcelona) in 2013, and a M.A. in Economics from the Barcelona Graduate School of Economics in 2014.