Ms Albert is the Regional Minister of Economy, Finance and Employment in Community of Madrid. She has been Deputy Minister of Education Policy in Community of Madrid, she has been Deputy Minister of Economy and Innovation and she has occupied different positions at the public administration of the Community of Madrid such as General Director of Universities and Research of the Community of Madrid and General Director of Teaching Quality Improvement among others. She has also been General Secretary of the Economic and Social Council and Chief of the Cabinet in Madrid Regional Minister of Economy. She is a professor of Economics at Complutense University of Madrid and co-director of the official Master in Law and Economics and Public Policy at EAE Business School. Rocío is the coordinator of the Course of Law and Economics in Harvard Law School sponsored by Foundation Rafael del Pino and she has been a weekly columnist for an economic newspaper and a business magazine for a long time. She has a PhD from the Department of Applied Economics by Complutense University of Madrid, European Master in Law and Economics of Hamburg University and she has an advanced program in Public Administration by ESADE. She has written numerous academic papers in Economics, Law and Public Policy. Her last book is "The regulation of collaborative transport" (Aranzadi, 2018) with other authors and her last academic paper with Francisco Cabrillo is "New rules to secure fiscal sustainability in the European monetary Union (Future Europe Journal, Nº 2, 2022). She is trustee of the "Foundation for Analysis and Social Studies" a Spanish think tank and non-profit liberal organisation.

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