Economic Analyst at the European Commission
Fidel Picos-Sánchez is BSc (1997) and PhD (2003) in Economics. He is an Associate Professor in the Department of Applied Economics, University of Vigo, where he has been teaching since 1999. Currently he is working at the European Commission's Joint Research Centre
. He has also been a fellow researcher in the Instituto de Estudios Fiscales (IEF, Spanish Insitute for Fiscal Studies) and consultant for the OECD Centre for Tax Policy and Administration.
His research is focused on the study of tax reform and the analysis of the effects of taxation. His PhD thesis was a study of the Dual Income Tax and its possible implementation in Spain. This work opened a broader research line on income taxation and microsimulation. He has also done research work on Environmental Taxation, Tourism Taxation, Consumption Taxes and Fiscal Sociology. The results of this work have been published in several national and international journals and books, and have been also used as a base for consultancy work for different Public Administrations.
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