Previous Fellows at the Centre

Former LSE-Miguel Dols Fellows and Cañada-Blanch LSE Prize

LSE-Miguel Dols Fellows



Prof. Pablo de Andrés Alonso

He is Professor of Finance and head of the Finance Department at the Autonoma University of Madrid. His research interests range between corporate governance, corporate finance and real options. His interest in corporate governance started early in his career, as he was awarded the European Investment Bank Prize for young researchers (1997).

He was Visiting Researcher at Harvard University in 2009 and Visiting Scholar in the Cass Business School (City University London) in Autum 2012 and Spring 2014. Lately, his research interests are toward start-up finance (digital) strategies.



Dr. Paulino Montes Solla

Paulino Montes-Solla is Assistant Professor of Fundamentals of Economic Analysis at the University of A Coruña where he has been teaching since 2019. He is also a senior researcher at the Jean Monnet Research Group on Competition and Regional Development in the European Union (GCD) where he has held the position of manager since 2007 to 2021.

He has an established research record in Economic Geography, Regional Growth and Disparities, EU Regional Policy and EU Political Economy. He presented his research at numerous international conferences, and was a visiting researcher at prestigious research centers in European and American universities, such as the European Policies Research Center (EPRC) of the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow (2013), the Institute of Capital, Creativity and Innovation (IC²) of the University of Texas at Austin (2014) or the Regional Economics Applications Laboratory (REAL) of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (2018).




Cristina Carrillo Pulido is a doctoral researcher in Economics, Business and Law within the research line of Sectoral Economics and Development, and a member of the Applied Economics Research Group of the University of Jaén. She is a lecturer in the Department of Business Organisation, Marketing and Sociology at the University of Jaén, where she teaches “Business Administration and Management”, “Production Administration and Management” and “Innovation, Quality and Technology Management”.

In addition, she has been working for several years in companies as a business consultant to strengthen the business fabric leading to more innovative, intelligent and sustainable business management models. She also holds a MSc Economic and Territorial Development and a BA Business Management from the University of Jaén.

At the Cañada Blanch Centre she is working on deepening her research about the influence of institutional theory on the design, implementation and results of public innovation policies.


Chiara Burlina

Chiara Burlina

Chiara Burlina is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Economics and Management, University of Padova. She has worked as a research fellow in Regional Science at the Gran Sasso Science Institute and as a postdoc at the Catholic University of Milan, after completing the PhD in Economics and Management from the University of Padova.

Her research interests lie at the intersection of Applied Microeconomics, Regional Economics, Economic Geography, and Institutions. Her research specifically explores how different economic factors impact the development of regions, based on a quantitative approach. She has collaborated actively with researchers in other disciplines, like creative and cultural economics, innovation, and finance. She has been awarded the LSE-Miguel Dols Fellows Scheme as a visiting researcher at the London School of Economics, where she will deepen in her work on the field of income inequalities.

She has published on international peer-reviewed journals, such as Journal of Regional ScienceGrowth and ChangeJournal of Analytical and Institutional Economics, Tijdschrift Voor Economiesche En Sociale Geografie/Journal of Economic and Social Geography. She has also participated in several research projects as research officer, including HORIZON 2020 on socioeconomic and cultural transformations in the context of the fourth industrial revolution.


paloma alonso

Paloma Alonso Stuyck holds a PhD in Psychology and is an Associate Professor at the International University of Catalonia.

At the Cañada Blanch Centre LSE, she is designing a workshop for university teachers, with the aim that they teach in their disciplines to read the language of nature. The main hypothesis is that this will mean a significant change in the perception of students about progress and social equity; avoiding polarizations and promoting a systemic view.

Additionally, she works as a family therapist and is a founding member of:


Diego Loras

Diego Loras Gimeno is a doctoral researcher and lecturer at Comillas Pontifical University, where he teaches the course "Introduction to Economics for International Relations". His research focuses on how the urban-rural gap affects inequality and poverty in Spain. He has been awarded with the "Miguel Dols Fellows Scheme" as a visiting resarcher at the London School of Economics, where he will deepen in his work on this field.

In addition, he works as a Parliamentary Assistant at the Spanish Congress of Deputies. He has worked as an advisor in the headquarters of the United Nations in New York, as a researcher in the department of studies of Oxfam, and as a research assistant at the ETNOR Foundation for Ethics in Business and Organizations. He writes articles frequently in several newspapers, blogs and other media.

He holds a MSc Economics from the Barcelona School of Economics and a MA Ethics and Democracy and BSc Economics from the University of Valencia. He has been a visiting student at the Friedrich-Alexander Universität (Nürnberg, Germany) and at the Catholic University of Eastern Africa (Nairobi, Kenya). He did a Program in Leadership for Public Management at IESE Business School (Madrid).


Jose Carlos Tenorio

José Carlos Tenorio Maciá

Doctoral researcher at the Jean Monnet Chair of the University of Alicante, in the Department of Contemporary Humanities. His research focuses on the British European policy from 1945 onwards, with special attention to the way the Spanish press have covered the difficult relationship between Britain and the European project during this period.

He holds a MA Contemporary History from the University of Alicante and a BA Journalism from the Madrid Open University. He has been a visiting student at the University of Manchester and at the University of Santiago de Compostela. In 2017 he worked as a trainee in the Press and Communications Department of the EPP Group in the European Parliament.

At the Cañada Blanch Centre LSE, he is working on the conversion of his recently finished PhD thesis into a book.



Cañada-Blanch LSE Prize Winners

Pau Sendra

Pau Sendra Pons is a researcher and lecturer at the Department of Corporate Finance of the University of Valencia. He graduated in International Business and holds a Master in Corporate Finance from this institution, both with an extraordinary prize upon graduation. His research focuses on new frontiers in entrepreneurial fundraising, specially crowdfunding, as well as entrepreneurship and gender. He has published articles in international journals including European Research on Management and Business Economics, Service Business and Quality and Quantity. He has been awarded numerous research awards, including the best research from a young researcher by the European Academy of Management and Business Economics or the Fundación Cañada Blanch - London School of Economics research award. Additionally, he serves as Innovation Deputy at the Faculty of Economics of the University of Valencia as well as the Scientific Board of RESOCEM – Research Society on Entrepreneurial Motivation.