Juan is a Research assistant at Bruegel. He studied Economics (BSc) at the University of Salamanca, with one year Erasmus exchange at KU Leuven. He was granted a scholarship from Ramón Areces Foundation to pursue a MSc in Economics at the University of Warwick. In his MSc thesis he studied the relation between automation and offshoring in Spain, as well as automation impacts on the Spanish labour market.
Prior joining Bruegel, Juan worked as economist at Cambridge Econometrics carrying economic analysis for different institutions such as ILO, UN or the European Commission. He also worked as research assistant at the University of Salamanca, creating a database to analyse institutional transaction costs. Juan was a football referee for 7 years in Spain.
Juan is a native Spanish speaker and is fluent in English. He is currently learning French and Dutch.