Ricardo AGUADO, PhD: Associate Professor and head of the Finance and Economics Department at th
e University of Deusto-Deusto Business School (Bilbao, Spain). Lately, Ricardo has developed a promising line of research exploring the relationships between economic growth, sustainability (social, economic and environmental), human dignity and well-being, both at the macroeconomic level and at the level of the firm. He is the Principal Investigator of the research team Humanism in Management and Economics (HUME), recognized and funded by the University of Deusto. He is also the representative of Deusto Business School in the PRME program of the United Nations and in the network of Jesuit universities in Spain (UNIJES), in the field of Catholic Social Thought. Ricardo holds a PhD in Applied Economics from the University of the Basque Country and has lectured in graduate, postgraduate and doctoral courses in different Universities in the US, Latin America and Europe.