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PEARL Seminar 2016
GEN organizes the XIII PEARL Conference to be held in Santiago de Compostela on 29 and 30 September 2016. PEARL is a network of researchers and research institutions operating in the field of economics and public finance. The main objective of the network is at the regional level of government, which of course includes the study of relations with local, state, federal (or supranational) institutions.


23er Meeting of Public Economy
With the slogan "Public Policies in a Decentralized Context" the 23er Meeting of Public Economytook place in Ourense on the 4th and 5th of February 2016. Around 150 economists met to discuss 89 papers that were organized in parallel sessions. Among others, the conference counted on the presence of Jorge Martínez Vázquez (Georgia State University), José Luis Escrivá (president of AIReF) and Alberto Núñez Feijóo (president of the Xunta de Galicia).


Presentation Papeles de Economía
In the framework of the 23er EEP held in Ourense and in collaboration with FUNCAS, GEN presented the issue number 147 of “Papeles de Economía Española” entitled "Public expenditure in Spain: present and future".


Workshop "Interterritorial leveling and estimating the need for expenditure"
With the slogan "Public Policies in a Decentralized Context" the 23er Meeting of Public Economy took place in Ourense on February 4th and 5th, 2016. About 150 economists met, 89 papers were organized in parallel sessions and the presence of, among others, Jorge Martínez Vázquez (Georgia State University), José Luis Escrivá (president of AIReF) and Alberto Núñez Feijóo (president of the Xunta de Galicia).


Signing agreement on transparency
The University of Vigo, along with the GEN research group, the Xunta de Galicia and FEGAMP signed an agreement to promote, disseminate and improve transparency in the local area of Galicia. It has been agreed to provide financial support of € 40,000 in two annuities and therefore to continue the support that was being provided by the city councils in improving their transparency obligations.