The Rafael del Pino Foundation and Civic Spain organised, on 25 May 2021, the live dialogue through www.frdelpino.es entitled "European funds and structural weaknesses of the Spanish economy. Labour market" in which the following took part:
Juan José Dolado, D. (DPhil) in Economics from Oxford University in 1988. He has worked as Lecturer at Oxford University (1988-89), Chief Economist at the Quantitative Studies Unit of the Research Department of the Bank of Spain (1990-1997), Professor of Economics at the European University Institute (2014-2018) and Professor of Economics at UC3M (1998-2013 and 2019-). He is Hononary Fellow of the European Economic Association and Spanish Economic Association (President in 2001) and Research Fellow of the CEPR. He has received the Jaime I Economics Award in 2015 and the Vanguardia de la Ciencia Award in 2011. His research focuses on labour economics (e.g., dual markets, new hiring models, gender issues), theoretical econometrics (e.g., long memory processes, common factor models, quantile regression) and monetary macroeconomics (monetary policy and inequality). His work has been published in some of the most prestigious academic journals and has received a high number of citations. He has received research funding from institutions such as the European Commission (H2020 Programme), Consolider Project (MCYT), Ministry of Education and the Excellence Programme of the Bank of Spain,
Raymon Torres, Director of International Analysis and Economic Situation and Analysis at Funcas. He is Special Adviser to the Director-General of the ILO on employment policies and the future of work. He has edited the Global Employment Outlook, and is on leave from the ILO as Director of the Research Department. Previously he worked in the Economics Department of the OECD, where he was responsible for writing several studies on the Spanish economy, among other topics, and as Director of the Employment Analysis and Policy Division. He holds a doctorate in Mathematical Economics and Econometrics from the University of Paris I, and a degree in Political Science from the Institute of Political Studies in Toulouse.
Manuel Sanchis, holds a PhD in Economics and is Professor of Applied Economics at the University of Valencia. He furthered his studies at the College of Europe, Bruges, and was a research fellow at the Brookings Institution, Washington. He has a degree in Philosophy and a master's degree in Ethics and Democracy. He was an assistant professor at the University of Antwerp and a guest lecturer at the University of Maastricht and at the European Institute of Public Administration. He has been an economist at the European Commission since 1986, now on voluntary leave. His recent work includes Fallacies, dilemmas and paradoxes. The Spanish economy: 1980-2010 (PUV, 2011) and The Economics of the Monetary Union and the Eurozone Crisis (Springer, 2013) (