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Public Policy and Politics

Group head:
Antonio Natera Peral


Research group integrates among its members researchers with extensive experience in the development of competitive research projects on key issues and problems of contemporary political analysis. During the last two decades, its members have also participated in various technical and political advisory projects in the field of applied political analysis and public policy evaluation.


The group is characterized:

a) a broad and plural vision of political science that combines hybrid theoretical and methodological approaches in interdisciplinary dialogue; and

b) a practical and applied vocation of its research activity in connection with the values ​​of knowledge transfer to society and of improvement and innovation of both democratic governance and public organizations, policies and programs.

Lines of research

  • Public Policy Analysis and Evaluation
  • Political and Electoral Analysis of Spain
  • Public Management and Administration
  • Political leadership
  • Comparative politics
  • Politics of Crisis Management
  • Democratic Governance
  • Contemporary Political Theory

Contact email:


  • Chaves Giraldo, Pedro
  • Cruz Rubio, César Nicandro
  • Ene, Carmen Nadia
  • García Sánchez, Ester
  • Hidalgo Trenado, Manuel
  • Natera Peral, Antonio
  • Machancoses Mingacho, Francisco
  • Martinón Quintero, Ruth
  • Redondo Rodelas, Javier
  • Vanaclocha Bellver, Francisco J.
  • Viñas Chiappini, Verónica
  • Wences Simón, María Isabel
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