José Félix Sanz-Sanz

José is a full professor at the Department of Applied Economics in Universidad Complutense de Madrid. MSc. in Economics by York University (Great Britain) and Phd in Economics by Universidad Complutense de Madrid. His academic interest is mainly focused on the economic analysis of tax reforms and on the impact of taxation on the behaviour of economic agents. he has visited several academic institutions: between September 1995 and October 1996 the University of York (Great Britain); between September 2004 and February 2005, the Andrew Young School of Policy Studies at Georgia State University (USA) and, more recently, the University of Melbourne (Australia) from April 2009 to May 2010.


He has written/contributed to 25 books and he has authored/co-authored over 50 contributions in Journals such as Public Finance Review, Fiscal Studies, Small Business Economics, Scandinavian Journal of Economics, Journal of Economic Inequality, Education Economics, Economics Letters, Applied Economics Letters, Australian Tax Forum, Economic Modelling, Journal of Real Estate Research, Research in Transportation Economics, Health Policy, Hacienda Pública, Papeles de Economía Española or Revista de Economía Aplicada. In the period 2000-2004 he was the Deputy Director of Tax Studies at the Spanish Institute for Fiscal Studies (Ministry of Finance) and since 2005 he runs the tax research Department at the Spanish think-tank FUNCAS. He is also the co-editor of the Spanish journal Papeles de Economía Española.