Fernando Alvarez

Fernando holds a degree in economics from the University of Oviedo and specializes in economic policy after completing the Official Master's Degree in Economic Policy and Public Economics at the University of Valencia. In addition, during his time at university he has been a student representative and has collaborated writing in student publications on current economic issues. Experiences that have served him to value the social fact in academic research. He is a cultural activist in defense of the Asturian language and its official status. He considers Culture as a key factor to favor territorial development, which provides values, collective self-esteem and facilitates the triggering of innovation processes.

The main objective of this research is to quantify the economic impact of an increase in Cultural and Creative Industries (CCIs) spending on value added, employment and income at the country level. CCIs have proven to be a dynamic sector for fostering economic development and territorial...