• Dr. Flavio Comim

Dr. Flavio Comim
IQS School of Management
Universitat Ramon Llull
Via Augusta, 390 08017, Barcelona, España
Tel: +34 932672036
ORCID ID: 0000-0003-0941-734x

PhD in Economics, University of Cambridge (1998), Mphil in Economics, University of Cambridge (1994), MSc University of Sao Paulo (1993)

Associate Professor IQS, present

Dean IQS School of Management, 2023 - present

Head of Chair or Ethics and Christian Thought, 2022 - present

Senior Economist for Brazil’s United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) 2008-2010. Consultant for UN agencies such as World Health Organisation (WHO), United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) and UNDP-NY.


Business Economics, Global Digital Economy, Economic Structure, Corporate Social Responsibility, Business Ethics and Corporate Social Responsability


  • Education and Human Development
  • Impact Evaluation of Corporate Social Investment
  • The Capability Approach
  • Poverty and Inequality
  • The Common Good


ANAND, PB, COMIM, F. and FENNELL, S. (eds)(2019) Handbook of BRICS and Emerging Economies. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

COMIM, F., ANAND, PB and FENNELL, S. (eds) (2018) New Frontiers of the Capability Approach. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

COMIM, F. (2018) “Children: intergenerational transmission of poverty and inequality”. In: Drydyk, J. and Keleher, L. (2018) Routledge Handbook of Development Ethics. London: Routledge. pp. 156-161

COMIM, F. “El Desarrollo Cordial”.  (2018) In: Domingo García Marzá, José Félix Lozano Aguilar, Emilio Martínez Navarro y Juan Carlos Siurana Aparisi). Homenaje a Adela Cortina. Technos.

HIRAI, T. ,COMIM, F., IKEMOTO, Y . (2016) “Happiness and Human Development: A Capability Perspective”. Journal of International Development, v. 28, p. 1155-1169

TILLMAN, E. and COMIM, F. (2016) “Labour-Schooling Determinants of the Brazilian Youth and the Neets generation” Política e Planejamento Econômico, 46, n. 2.(In Portuguese)

COMIM, F. and NUSSBAUM, M. (2014) (ed) Capabilities, Gender, Equality: toward fundamental entitlements. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.