Ecobas - Our Organization

Our organization

The group counts on more than 150 researchers in 12 researching groups. Eleven of them are part of the University of Vigo (9 from the campus of Vigo, 1 from Ourense and 1 from Pontevedra) and one belongs to the University of A Coruña. More than 80% of the researchers are doctors.

Besides this research staff, in ECOBAS we rely on more than 30 external collaborators and 7 managers.

Group coordinator
Management Team

Research Groups

C+D Group (Group on Competition and Regional Development in the EU)
Campus de Elviña, A Coruña
  • Research Areas
    • Desenrolo rexional e economía espacial (nova economía xeográfica, capital humán e innovación)
    • Análise económica e empresarial da competencia, o mercado e a innovación.
    • Marketing de novos produtos, marca e comportamento do consumidor. Marketing de produtos alimentario
    • Análise das organizacións, empresas, institucións sen ánimo de lucro e responsabilidade social
    • Crecemento económico, macroeconomía e economía pública
    • Técnicas estatístico-econométricas. Econometría financieira. Econometría espacial
EMAF (Economic Modeling and Forecasting)
Facultade de Ciencias Económicas e Empresariais da Universidade de Vigo, Campus Universitario s/n, 36.310 Vigo (Pontevedra)
  • Research Areas
    • Prediction and modeling of economic and financial series

    • Demand modeling of international tourism to Spain
    • Modeling and prediction of the forestry sector
    • Search for chaotic structures in economic and financial series
ERENEA (Economics of Natural and Environmental Resources)
Facultade de Ciencias Económicas e Empresariais da Universidade de Vigo, Campus Universitario s/n, 36.310 Vigo (Pontevedra)
  • Research Areas
    • Evaluation of the socio-economic effects of fishing activity, aquaculture, and related activities
    • Estimation of consumers' food preferences
    • Economic valuation of natural spaces
    • Economic evaluation of environmental impacts
    • Economy of tourism
G4_PLUS (Strategic development: organizations and territories)
Facultade de Ciencias Sociais e da Comunicación da Universidade de Vigo, Campus A Xunqueira s/n, Pontevedra
  • Research Areas
    • Strategic development
    • Internationalization and market analysis
    • Innovation
    • Entrepreneurship
    • Cooperation
    • Information systems and competitive surveillance
GEN (Governance and Economics Research Network)
Facultade de Ciencias Empresariais e Turismo da Universidade de Vigo, Campus As Lagoas. Ourense
  • Research Areas
    • Public economy, decentralization and governance
    • Regional and sector economy
    • Family business
GRiEE (Group of Researchers in Empirical Economics)
Facultade de Ciencias Económicas e Empresariais da Universidade de Vigo, Campus Universitario s/n, 36.310 Vigo (Pontevedra)
  • Research Areas
    • Applied microeconomics
    • Economy of health and quality of life
    • Applied industrial organization
    • Transport economy
    • Information economy
iMark (Group of Researchers in Marketing Research)
Facultade de Ciencias Económicas e Empresariais da Universidade de Vigo, Campus Universitario s/n, 36.310 Vigo (Pontevedra)
  • Research Areas
    • Marketing (market research, international marketing, tourism marketing, distribution, ...)
    • Brand
    • Responsible and sustainable marketing (Corporate Social Responsibility)
REDE (Research Group in Energy, Innovation and Environment)
Facultade de Ciencias Económicas e Empresariais da Universidade de Vigo, Campus Universitario s/n, 36.310 Vigo (Pontevedra)
  • Research Areas
    • Innovation and process improvement and promotion of energy efficiency
    • Energy and environmental economics
    • Public economy: income and expenses
    • Federalism, decentralization, regional economy
    • Tax Reform, Micro-simulation and behavior
RGEAF (Research Group in Economic Analysis, Accounting and Finance)
Facultade de Ciencias Económicas e Empresariais da Universidade de Vigo, Campus Universitario s/n, 36.310 Vigo (Pontevedra)
  • Research Areas
    • Economic Theory
    • Natural resources
    • Industrial Economics
    • Game Theory   
    • Quality of accounting information in private and public entities through audit reports
    • Management and profitability of Public Pension Reserve Funds
    • Communication of corporate social responsibility (CSR)
    • Active teaching-learning methodologies
    • Cooperatives and other participating companies
    • Finance for Society
    • Learning in Finance and Teacher Responsibility