Juan's research interests are in the areas of macroeconomics and monetary economics, especially business cycles. His recent research focuses on determinants of the sacrifice ratio in the OECD economies, analysing the behaviour of central banks when setting interest rates, exploring whether central banks are concerned about exchange rate stabilisation.
He completed his PhD from the University of Cardiff in 2002. He began his academic career in 2001 as lecturer in economics at the University of Hull. He has held academic posts at the universities of Cardiff and Loughborough and has also taught in Hong Kong and Singapore. Juan joined the University of Sheffield in August 2013.