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).