The research work of Professor Cabral Torres is directed to the study of public finance, monetary policy, and interaction of work markets, as well as the way 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. Likewise, he is assistant editor in the Mexican Journal of Economics and Finance (REMEF, by its acronym in Spanish) by IMEF and member of the editorial committee of the journal Economic Research. Mr. Cabral is a member of the National System of Researchers of CONACYT, 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.