Cristina Berechet is the head of research at Civismo, an economic research organization based in Spain. She manages research projects on taxation, fiscal policy, debt, and public expenditures. She is the editor of the institute’s magazine Expectativas magazine, has conducted radio and TV interviews and writes a monthly column in El Mundo. She was formerly the head of research at Institucion Futuro. She has a degree in economics from the Academy of Economic Studies in Romania and a Master’s in Economics and finance from University of Navarra.