Professor of Public Economy, and Director of the Doctoral and the Graduate Program on Cultural Management at the University of Barcelona. President of the Jury of the European Cultural Policy Research Award (CPRA). He has been Research fellow at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Invited Professor at the University of Montpellier, and Guest Lecturer in more of forty different countries. His main fields of research are cultural economics, arts management and cultural policies. Winner of the 2002 CAC Research Award with “The Audiovisual Industry facing the digital age”.