Luis Huesca

Research Center for Food and Development A.C.

Luis obtained his Phd and master's degree in economics from the Universitat Autónoma de Barcelona. Luis is a level 2 member of the national system of researchers in the National Council of Science and Technology (CONACyT) in Mexico. He works at the Department of Economics from the Research Center for Food and Development A.C. His areas of expertise are on public economics, income distribution and labor economics. Huesca earned with his doctoral thesis first place on the Labor research National Prize in 2006 in Mexico. He currently woks on the projects "MXMOD tax-benefit microsimulation for Mexico in LATINMOD" and the "Impact of tobacco taxation in Mexico". He teaches at a graduate level applied econometrics and public economics. Also, Luis is advisor on inequality & poverty for Council on Social Policy in State of Mexico as well as on research for recent thesis on topics of taxation, poverty analysis, labor economics and productivity.