Carmelo García Pérez holds a degree in Economics and Business Science (Economics section) and is Doctor of Economics of the University of Alcalá. At present he is Tenured Professor in the Department of Economics in the area of Quantitative Methods for Economics and Business.
In the University of Alcalá he has held the posts of Secretary of the University School of Business Studies (1995-2006), Director of the Guadalajara Campus (2006-2008), Vice-President of Teaching and Students (2008-2010), Vice-President of Students and Sport (2010-2012) and Vice-Rector of the Guadalajara Campus (2014-2018). He has also chaired the Teaching and Regulations Committees.
From June 2012 to March 2014, he was seconded to the Ministry of Economics and Competitiveness’s General Directorate of Macroeconomic Analysis and International Economics, where he served as Assistant General Manager of Situational Analysis and Economic Forecasts. During the same period, he was Spain’s Chief Delegate before the OECD for the NAEC (New Approaches to Economic Challenges) process and also member of the homonymous think-tank devoted to devising new approaches in OECD economic policy studies and recommendations. While at the Ministry of Economics and Competitiveness, he also served on the Insurance Compensation Consortium.
He has led and taken part in various research projects as well as teaching innovation projects adapting teaching and learning methodologies to the European Higher Education Area. He is author of a range of national and international publications, most of which deal with the study and measurement of poverty and inequality or the modelling of personal income distribution. He has carried out training and research stays at the University of Southampton (United Kingdom).