Prof. Dr. Daniel Gayo Lafee studied at the Autónoma University of Madrid where he received his Ph.D. in Economic Integration and Development. Currently he is an Associate Professor of Applied Economics at the Universidad Rey Juan Carlos (URJC) of Madrid, and is the Director of the Master in International Development Cooperation for Latin America (URJC) and the Co-Director of the Specialist in International Cooperation Management (URJC-CIDEAL).
Prof. Gayo has extensive academic experience as a teacher and researcher. His main research interests focus on international development cooperation, regional economic integration and development, and public policies for development in Latin America and Europe. He has taught courses at numerous Latin American and Spanish universities and institutions. Currently, he is a Visiting Professor at the Institute of Latino Studies at the University of Notre Dame, Indiana.
Prof. Gayo Lafee's areas of expertise include:
- Economic and Social Development Promotion in Developing Countries
- Public Policies and Good Governability in Development Promotion
- Welfare policies and Poverty Reduction
- Tax System and Reduction of Inequality
- International Development Cooperation
- Globalization, Trade and Development
- Regional Integration
- Economic Integration processes in Latin America and the Caribbean: MERCOSUR, Andean Community, NAFTA, SICA, MCCA, UNASUR, CELAC, etc.
- Economic Analysis of the European Union
- EU´s Bi-regional Agreements with regional integration processes
- Economic Analysis of the Euro Area
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