Ricardo Aguado holds a BA in Economic and Business Science from the University of Deusto and a PhD in Applied Economics from the University of the Basque Country. He is currently Lecturer and Researcher with PhD at the University of Deusto, where he teaches at the Bilbao campus. He teaches BA courses in Business Administration and Management and Executive MBA Master’s degree courses. Specifically, he teaches the following BA subjects: Spanish and World Economy, Microeconomics and Economics and International Relations, and the following post-graduate subjects: Microeconomics, Macroeconomics and Economic Policy. His publications mainly focus on economic, environmental and social sustainability, and sustainability of competitiveness and economic development. He is part of the Business Competitiveness and Economic Development research group (CEDE). Other areas of research interest include Economic Development and Catholic Social Thought.