Martí Parellada

Professor of Applied Economics at the Universitat de Barcelona and EuropeG member
PhD in Economics. He is the author of numerous articles and books, especially on the Spanish and Catalan economy. Since 2003, he has been director of the Annual report on the role of the University in regional development, of the Development and Knowledge Foundation (Fundación CyD). Also, in the framework of the CYD Foundation, he has directed several works, notably those related to the labour market for university graduates and the governance of universities. He is the director of the Revista Económica de Cataluña (Economic Journal of Catalonia) and president of the Advisory Council of the Catalonia Economic Report, published annually by the Catalonia Council of Chambers of Commerce. He is chairman of the executive committee of the Consortium of Menéndez y Pelayo International University of Barcelona (Ernest Lluch centre), patron of the ICO Foundation and director of the Institute of Economics of Barcelona. He has been director general of the Bosch i Gimpera Foundation (1984-1986), vice-rector of the University of Barcelona (1986-1990) and guest professor at the Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore (USA). From 1992 until 2002, he was director of Les Heures, continuing education centre of the University of Barcelona. He has also been a member of the Council of Labour, Economic and Social of Catalonia, president of the Catalan Statistical Council, of the Spanish Association of Regional Science from 2000 to 2008 and of the Catalan Association of Regional Science. He has also formed part of the Council of the European Regional Science Association. He has been a member of the Committee of Experts of the Observatory of the Small and Medium-sized Enterprises of the Ministry of Industry, Tourism and Trade of the Spanish Government and the GRENCYT (Group for Reflection on the National Science and Technology Strategy) of the National I+D+I Plan, 2008-2011.

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