The research work of Professor Cabral Torres is directed towards the study of public finance, monetary policy, and the interaction of labout markets, as well as the manner in which these three areas affect the economic development of regions and countries.
His most recent research works have been published in journals such as the European Journal of Political Economy, Contemporary Economic Policy, International Journal of Educational Development, Annals of Regional Science and Journal of Policy Modelling, among others. He is also assistant editor in the Mexican Journal of Economics and Finance (REMEF) IMEF and a member of the editorial committee of the journal Economic Research. Mr. Cabral is a member of the SNI (Sistema Nacional de Investigadores), Level II.
He has also been a consultant for the World Bank and has participated in consulting projects for companies such as Minera Autlan and Axtel, institutions such as the Consulate of Canada and Metropolitan Water Fund of Monterrey, as well as for the state governments of Aguascalientes, Tabasco, Chiapas and Nuevo León.