In order to support Cambridge University Scholar Mar Domenech Palacios, the Advanced Education Trust awarded £47,402.00 to Cambridge Trust in order to complement a total £71,402.00 three-year Sholarship. Mar is the receptor of the first Club Financiero Español Cambridge Scholarship.
Mar is currently reading her MPhil Economic Research at the University of Cambridge, and will start the PhD programme in Economics at Cambridge University in October 2019. Her studies will be supervised by Dr. Elisa Faraglia.
Her research interests lie on international macroeconomic risk sharing mechanisms in the context of currency unions.
Mar holds a double degree in Economics and Law at Pompeu Fabra University and a Masters Degree in Specialised Economic Analysis from the Barcelona Graduate School of Economics.
She has previously worked for the Macroeconomics Research Department at CaixaBank. Additionally, during her master studies she gained experience working as a intern in the tax department of Baker & McKenzie and, Cuatrecasas, Gonçalves Pereira Law Firms.
Mar is fluent in Spanish, Catalan, English and French.