Head of the Research Division of the Bank of Spain since October 2004. Professor of Economics, (Profesor Titular de Economía) at the Universidad de Alcalá de Henares in Madrid (1992-2004), Research Officer at the Fundación de Estudios de Economía Aplicada (FEDEA) in Madrid (1992-2004). Before he became a Full Professor, he was a Lecturer in Economics at London School of Economics (1990- 1991) and an Assistant Professor at the Universidad de Alcalá de Henares (1991- 1992).
Juan F. Jimeno received his Licenciado in Economics at the Universidad de Alcalá de Henares in 1984 and his Ph. D. in Economics at Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1990.
His main research interests in Labor Economics are: Wage and Employment Determination; Particular Labor Markets; Labor-Management Relations; Trade Unions, and Collective Bargaining; Mobility, Unemployment and Vacancies; Employment Policies.
In Macroeconomics: Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity; Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles; Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment and Investment; Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance; Macroeconomic Policy and General Outlook.
He won the National Award (Diaz de Santos '97) for young reseachers in Economics.
Juan F. Jimeno joined IZA as Research Fellow in October 1999.