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.
He joined IZA as a Research Affiliate in July 2007 and became an IZA Research Fellow in January 2013.