Lago Peñas


Area of Applied Economics
Department of Applied Economics

Contact information

Faculty of Economic & Business Sciences
Edificio xurídico-empresarial
Despacho E/3-23
As Lagoas, s/n
32004 Ourense

+34 988 368 725

Short CV

I am a professor in the Department of Applied Economics at the University of Vigo. I am also the Director of the Governance and Economics research Network, Executive editor of Hacienda Pública Española / Review of Public Economics, Associate editor of e-publica, Associate researcher of the IEB and collaborator at FUNCAS, co-Director of RIFDE, Director of the Galician Economic Forum and Director of the Chair of Family Businesses at University of Vigo. Expert for the World Bank, the European Commission (H2020), the OECD, the Forum of Federations and the Assembly of European Regions. A former Counselor of the Galician Socioeconomic Council (2003-2011) and Chairman of the Accessibility Working Group of the Atlantic Transnational Network, 2003-2005. Member of the Committee of experts on Spanish fiscal federalism. Advisor for the Strategic Plan of Galicia 2015-2020 and a member of the Galician Observatory of demographic dynamization. Currently, columnist of El Mundo and Faro de Vigo and regular collaborator of Cadena SER and La Sexta.


Teaching profile at UVigo

1st term

Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration and Management

O04G020V01504 | Réxime fiscal da empresa I

PCEO ADE – Dereito

O03G730V01414 | Réxime fiscal da empresa I

Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration and Management

O04G020V01904 | Réxime fiscal da empresa II

PCEO ADE – Dereito

O03G730V01904 | Réxime fiscal da empresa II

2nd term



Research group

Governance And Economics Research Network

Research topics

  • Public Economics
  • Fiscal Federalism
  • Regional Policy