PhD student Lina Maddah receives an award at the Slovak Winter Seminar on Regional Science

The doctoral student, who is part of the Martí i Franquès COFUND programme, has received the award for the best communication presented in the framework of this international meeting, which was held from the 13 to 16 March in the Slovak town of Low Tatras

Lina Maddah giving her speech at the international seminar.

Lina Maddah’s work focuses on the role of cultural and creative industries as driving forces of employment growth at a local level, and it is based on the doctoral thesis that she is working on within the doctoral programme of Economics and Business of the URV under the supervision of Professor José María Arauzo.

The first results of her work suggest that the specialization of these industries between 2001 and 2011 in Catalan municipalities has had a positive impact.

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