Meet the team

EUROMOD Team:

    Vanda Almeida

    Vanda Almeida is an Economic Analyst working in the Fiscal Policy Analysis team at the JRC-Seville. She carries out research and policy analysis in the area of tax-benefit policies. She uses microsimulation modelling tools to assess the impact of fiscal reforms affecting tax revenues and benefit expenses, inequality, and disposable income in the European Union member states. Furthermore, she contributes to the improvement of the link between the European Commission's microsimulation and DSGE models, EUROMOD and QUEST respectively.

    Salvador Barrios

    Salvador Barrios is Head of the Fiscal Policy Analysis Unit of the Joint Research Centre, European Commission. He received his doctorate from Sciences-Po Paris. His research focuses on public finances, taxation and growth.

    Michael Christl

    Michael Christl works as an Economic Analyst in the Fiscal Policy Analysis team at JRC-Seville. His current work focuses on the area of microsimulation, where he works on model maintenance and development in the area of taxation policy using the EUROMOD microsimulation model.

    Silvia De Poli

    Silvia De Poli is an Economic Analyst at the Fiscal Policy Analysis team at JRC - Seville. She works on the model maintenance and development in the area of taxation policy using the EUROMOD microsimulation model.

    Hugo del Valle-Inclán Cruces

    Hugo del Valle-Inclán Cruces is an economist working in the Fiscal Policy Analysis team at the JRC-Seville. He works in the development and maintenance of EUROMOD, and contributes to the assessment of tax-benefit policies. He obtained his PhD from the University of Vigo in 2021, and has done research stays or visits at Johns Hopkins University and the Luxembourg Income Study.

    Klaus Grünberger

    Klaus Grünberger is an Economic Analyst at the Fiscal Policy Analysis team of JRC-Seville. He works on the development of the microsimulation model EUROMOD and contributes to the empirical analysis of tax-benefit policy reforms of EU Member States.

    Adrián Hernández Martín

    Adrián Hernández Martín is an Economic Analyst of the Fiscal Policy Analysis team at the European Commission’s Joint Research Centre (JRC). Currently he works on the development and maintenance of the European microsimulation model EUROMOD and contributes to the assessment of tax and benefit reforms in the context of the European Semester policy framework. Furthermore, he has contributed to several cross-country studies on inequality and poverty issues.

    Marta Jędrych

    Marta Jędrych is an Administrative Assistant at the Fiscal Policy Analysis team at JRC-Seville. Her task is to take care over the formal procedures related to the EUROMOD project as well as to provide administrative support to the whole EUROMOD team, National Teams and external data users.

    Sofia Maier

    Sofia is a reseacher working in the Fiscal Policy Analysis team at the JRC-Seville. She works in the development of the EUROMOD and carries out research and policy analysis in the area of fiscal policies, labour markets and inequality.

    Alberto Mazzon

    Alberto is an Economist working in the Fiscal Policy Analysis team at the JRC-Seville. Before joining the JRC in 2021, Alberto worked as Consultant in the business analytics sector and as Data Scientist in a start-up company active in the PropTech sector.

    Andrea Papini

    Andrea Papini is an Economic Analyst of the Fiscal Policy Analysis team at the JRC-Seville. His research focuses on empirical public economics and tax-benefit microsimulation analysis.

    Fidel Picos

    Fidel Picos is an economic analyst working in the Fiscal Policy Analysis team at JRC-Seville. He works in the area of tax-benefit policy, using microsimulation modelling tools to assess the impact of tax-benefit reforms in EU Member States. He also coordinates the technical support to Member States in the field of tax-benefit microsimulation.

    Mattia Ricci

    Mattia is an Economist working in the Fiscal Policy Analysis team at the JRC-Seville. His current work focuses on the area of fiscal policy and green taxation. Mattia is also part of the team working on the transfer of the microsimulation model EUROMOD from the University of Essex to the Commission.

    Alberto Tumino

    Alberto Tumino works as an Economic Analyst at JRC-Seville, where he is member of the Fiscal Policy Analysis team. His current work focuses on the area of microsimulation and public economics. Alberto is also leading the team working on the transfer of the microsimulation model EUROMOD from the University of Essex to the Commission Services.

    Estefanía Vázquez Torres

    Estefanía Vázquez Torres is a information systems officer working in the Fiscal Policy Analysis team at JRC – Seville. She works on the maintenance, updates and improvements of the EUROMOD software.