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José García Quevedo, IEB lecturer, wins award for the collective study Catalan industry after the crisis

The IEB lecturer José García Quevedo has been awarded the Joan Sardà Dexeus Prize for Economics, together with the other authors of this study which analyses the effects of the crisis on industrial activity.

The study examines a range of questions affecting business activity, including infrastructure policy, its excesses and priorities; the need to enhance capital and strengthen innovation and internationalization; the role of the energy and environmental sectors; city networks; the role of the public sector in a post-crisis scenario in Catalonia and the new sources of joint innovation for industrial growth. García Quevedo is the author of the chapter “Innovation in times of crisis”. Other chapters were written by Daniel Albalate, Albert Roca, Joan Torrent and Josep M. Martorell.

The Joan Sardà Dexeus Prize, presented during the annual meeting of the Association of Economists, has been awarded by the Revista Econòmica de Catalunya since 1996. It is sponsored by Banc Sabadell Atlántico.