Lídia Brun is an economist working at the Fiscal Policy Analysis team at the JRC-Seville. She is in charge of the development and maintenance of the Cortax model.
Before joining the JRC, Lídia was a Research Fellow at American University in Washington DC, where she was the Chief Economist at the Institute for Macroeconomic and Policy Analysis (IMPA). Her main research focuses on macroeconomics, public finance, and inequality. She holds a MRes in Quantitative Economics at ECARES, Université Libre de Bruxelles, where she also conducted her PhD studies. She has a BSc in Economics from Autonomous University of Barcelona. She has worked as an economic adviser for the Greens/EFA group at the European Parliament, where she focused on economic and monetary affairs, as well as on tax legislation.