Fields of Research

The Ituna Center develops three principal fields of research:

1. Basque Economic Agreement and Basque fiscal system: Basque Economic Agreement; Basque fiscal system; fiscal policy and budget policy of the Basque public sector.

2. Fiscal federalism and comparative fiscality: Theory of fiscal federalism; fiscal and financial decentralisation; the system of autonomous funding in Spain; the European Union and the process of European fiscal and economic integration; comparative analysis of fiscal systems.

3. Public institutions and the study of political elites: Prosopography or collective biography of the actors: social groups, political elites and public administrators; analysis and evolution of representative assemblies, parliaments and public institutions.