Professor of Economics at the University of Castilla-La Mancha. Visiting positions at Harvard, Warwick, Oxford, London School of Economics, Osaka and Waseda, among others. Research Associate at the Balance of Payments Department (Spanish Ministry of Economy and Finance), 1987-1989; and the Institute for Fiscal Studies (Spanish Ministry of Economy and Finance), 1990-2008. Founding member of the Spanish Association of International Economics and Finance (Spanish Chapter of the International Economics and Finance Society); and its President, 2009-2013. Fellow of the Global Labor Organization (GLO). Research areas in Macroeconomics, International Economics and Economic Integration.