Federico Carril‐Caccia is an assistant professor from the Department of Spanish and International Economics at the University of Granada (Spain). Moreover, he has been a PhD trainee at the European Central Bank, and a visiting researcher at the Institute for the World Economy (Kiel, Germany), Jiangxi University of Finance and Economics (Nanchang, China) and the University of Valencia (Spain). He obtained his PhD in Economics from University of Granada, in 2019. His research focuses on the drivers of tourism and migration, and the determinants and effects of foreign direct investment. His work has been published in various international journals such as International Journal of Emerging Markets, World Economy, and Empirical Economics.