Albrecht Glitz is working as an associate professor at Universitat Pompeu Fabra in Barcelona, where he is also affiliated with the Institute of Political Economy and Governance (IPEG) and the Barcelona School of Economics (BSE). He holds a PhD in Economics from University College London. His primary research interests are in labour economics, the economics of migration, and the economics of espionage. He currently works on issues related to immigrant wage assimilation and the labour market impact of immigration, as well as topics related to economic and political espionage. He is a research fellow at CEPR, CESifo, IZA and CReAM (the Centre for Research and Analysis of Migration) and co-editor at Labour Economics.