GEN+ is a knowledge transferring platform in the field of economy and public governance with a particular interest in federalism and decentralization. GEN+ is born as an extension of the GEN Research Group (Governance and Economics Research Network) at the University of Vigo. Its legal form is a non-profit association.


GEN+ organizes conferences, meetings and workshops; and elaborates public reports. To develop its activities GEN+ has several public and private partners that maintain stable partnerships or define specific cooperation.


The activity of GEN+ is organized in four aspects: DERNET, RIFDE, GEN+ Reports and Red Localis; each of which has its own strategy and organization adapted to the specific objectives they pursue and their respective paths.


GEN+ has a scientific committee that advises on its various activities.

Latest news


"Underground economy and tax fraud"

The FUNCAS Foundation, with the collaboration of GEN, will hold a conference in Madrid on November 7, which will address the current situation of the underground economy and tax fraud in Spain, analysing the difficulties and possibilities that arise in the analytical field , but also the lines of action that should be reinforced to combat both problems.


3rd International Conference on "Decentralization after the Great recession: Fine-tuning or Paradigm Change?"

DERNET-GEN+, will be organized an international conference on "Decentralization after the Great recession: Fine-tuning or Paradigm Change?". It will be held in Santiago de Compostela on 26-27 October 2017. The conference is managed under the direction of Santiago Lago Peñas, Jorge Martínez-Vázquez e Ignacio Lago.


SABADELLGALLEGO signs an agreement with GEN PLUS

Santiago Lago, director of GEN PLUS and Pablo Junceda, manager of SabadellGallego signed an agreement for the sponsorship of events related to public administration. Thanks to this collaboration, SabadellGallego promoted the 1st Red Localis Congress celebrated on June 20 and 21 in Ourense (Spain).


Workshops RIFDE-GEN+

Consellería de Facenda and RIFDE-GEN+ signed a new agreement to publish two GEN+ Report on "Fiscal Stability" and "Regional Policy". The aim of this collaboration was to celebrate two workshops in Santiago de Compostela on July 6 and 7, 2017. The authors, the work team and the participants discussed the first draft of the document. The documents are expected to be published by the end of September.