Maria Racionero is Associate Professor at the Research School of Economics of the Australian National University (ANU).
She obtained the First National Prize, awarded by the Spanish Ministry of Education, upon completion of her undergraduate studies. She pursued her doctoral studies at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, within the IDEA program (International Doctorate in Economic Analysis), where she obtained both a Master and a PhD degrees in Economics. Her main field of research is public economic theory, with particular interests in optimal taxation and higher education finance.
Her work has been published in international refereed journals (Canadian Journal of Economics, European Economic Review, European Journal of Political Economy,Journal of Public Economic Theory, Oxford Economic Papers and International Tax and Public Finance, among others).