Prof. Manuel Sanchis i Marco is Associate Professor (Tenured) of Applied Economics at the University of Valencia since 1986 with 19 years of experience working for the European Commission, first for DG Economic and Financial Affairs and later for DG Employment and Social affairs. He was interviewed by European Ideas Ambassador Nadia Bonifacic.
As an economist, how would you justify financial investment into building identity in times of economic crisis? Some might criticise this and feel that investments into the economy may be more pertinent?
Going back to your country of origin, what is your view of the youth unemployment issues in Spain?