Dr Pérez graduated (1973, with special honors and National Graduation Award) and obtained his PhD in Economics at the Universitat de València (1977). He is Professor of Economic Analysis at the Universitat de València (1986) and Research Director of the Ivie (since 1990). He has published more than 70 books in collaboration with others, and over 200 book chapters and articles in international and Spanish specialized journals. He has completed six periods of research productivity, participates in European projects and has directed more than a hundred research projects.
Fields of research: economic growth, competitiveness, regional economics, economics of education, and public finance