Queens College, The City University of New York
300A Powdermaker Hall
65-30 Kissena Boulevard
Flushing, Queens 11367
Francesc Ortega is an Associate Professor, Economics at Queens College. He received his Ph.D. from New York University in 2004. His research fields are immigration, international trade, and labor economics. Dr. Ortega’s current research focuses on the determinants of international migration and its effects on the receiving economies. His research combines the use of empirical methods and theoretical models, with an emphasis on the recent immigration boom in Spain. He has published articles on the political economy of immigration policy, the effects of immigration on the labor and housing markets, and the determinants of natives’ attitudes toward immigrants.