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Clara Isabel VELASCO RICO

Clara (Mataró, 1979) is an Assistant professor of Administrative Law at Pompeu Fabra University of Barcelona. She holds a BA in Law (4 years) and a BA in Political Sciences (4 years) and a Doctorate in Law. She has been a visiting researcher at Sciences Po (Paris, 2012-2013), at the School of Public and Environmental Affairs (Bloomington-Indiana, 2005) and at the Comparative Constitutional Law Research Center (Siena-Italy, 2003). Her doctoral thesis is "Delimitación de competencias de competencias en el Estado Autonómico y puntos de conexión (2009)- Barcelona: Institut d'Estudis Autonòmics", 2012. ISBN: 978-84-393-8932-3- was awarded with the Jordi Solé Tura Prize (2010). Her main research topics are comparative federalism, allocation of powers in the Spanish Autonomic State, citizens' rights before public administrations and administrative procedure. He has co-directed a comparative study on 14 federal systems published both in Spanish and English: Institutions and powers in decentralized countries. Barcelona: Institut d'Estudis Autonòmics, 2012. ISBN: 978-84-694-4114-5.