Jesús Fernández-Huertas Moraga

Associate Professor.
Economy of Immigration, Labor Economy and Development
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Jesús Fernández-Huertas Moraga joined the Universidad Carlos III de Madrid as an associate professor in December 2015 after working at the Institute for Economic Analysis (CSIC), FEDEA and the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid. He received his Ph. D. in Economics from Columbia University in 2007. His main research interests include international migration, economic development and labor economics. His current work concentrates on the theoretical and empirical study of the determinants of international migration, the theory of international cooperation in migration policies and the causes and consequences of the Spanish immigration boom.

Main Publications

Bertoli, S., Brücker, H., and Fernández-Huertas , J. “The European Crisis and Migration to Germany”. Regional Science and Urban Economics 60, 2016

Fernández-Huertas, J., and Rapoport, H. “Tradable Immigration Quotas.” Journal of Public Economics 115, 2014

Fernández-Huertas J. “Understanding Different Migrant Selection Patterns in Rural and Urban Mexico". Journal of Development Economics 103, 2013

Bertoli, S. and Fernández-Huertas J. “Multilateral Resistance to Migration.” Journal of Development Economics 102, 2013

Bertoli, S.; Fernández-Huertas J., and Ortega, F.Ç “Crossing the Border: Self-selection, Earnings and Individual Migration Decisions". Journal of Development Economics 101, 2013

Fernández-Huertas J. “New Evidence on Emigrant Selection”. The Review of Economics and Statistics 93 2011

Recent Research

Ferrer, A., Fernández-Huertas J., and Saiz, A. “Immigrant Locations and Native Residential Preferences: Emerging Guettos or New Communities?”. 2017


Topics in Applied Economics A (Immigration), Desarrollo Económico, Economics II (Macroeconomics)