Virginia Rosales

Lecturer of Political Economy

University of Granada


Virginia Rosales is Lecturer of Political Economy at the Department of Applied Economics, University of Granada, Spain.  She is also member of the Institute of Law and Economics (IUDEC) at the Carlos III University of Madrid. She received her Ph.D. with honors in Economics and Institutions from Complutense University of Madrid (2007). Her research and teaching concentrate in the areas of Applied Economics, Law and Economics, and Public Policy Analysis.  She has participated in several research projects financed, among others, by the World Bank, the Spanish Ministry of Science and Technology, the Spanish Agency for International Development Cooperation (AECI) and the Regional Governments of Madrid and Andalucía. Virginia has several publications either in national and international journals, where she has used the economic approach to study the effects of the legal framework on individual behavior, and on the economic development. She is specialist on the assessment of judicial institutions, focusing in the measurement of courts performance. Virginia has been Affiliated Associate to the Growth Lab, at the Center for International Development, Harvard Kennedy School of Government. She also has been visiting researcher at the World Bank Institute, the Real Colegio Complutense at Harvard University, and the Institute of Law and Economics at the University of Hamburg.



Contact Information:

Office: C-121

Phone: 00 34 958242883

Fax: 00 34 958244046



Postal Address:

Facultad de Económicas

Universidad de Granada

Campus Cartuja s/n

18071 Granada-Spain




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