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Current position
Tenured Scientist of the Spanish Council for Scientific Research (CSIC) at INGENIO (CSIC-UPV), joint institute of the CSIC and the Polytechnic University of Valencia (UPV).

Academic Degrees
1995 Graduate in Economics, specialism in Contextual Economics and Public Sector at the University of Valencia.
1998 Diploma of Advance Higher Education Studies at the University of Valencia. Minor Thesis: “Wives labour supply”. Applications of limited dependent variable procedure combining two different but complementary data bases: Spanish Labour Force Survey (“EPA”) and the Spanish Family Expenditure Survey (“EPF”).
2003 Doctor in Economics (European Doctorate) at the University of Valencia. Inter-departmental doctorate of Economic Analysis and Applied Economic. Her thesis “Labour Market Analysis for European Higher Education Graduates”, which was completed in 18 months – analysed the job benefits (monetary and non-monetary) of higher education graduates, and the mismatch among competences and job requirements. This doctoral research used the CHEERS data base.

Predoctoral and Postdoctoral Fellowships
November 1996 – June 1998. Predoctoral Fellowship at the Valencian Institue of Economic Researchers (“IVIE”). It allowed me to start the doctoral courses at the University of Valencia, and to start an active collaboration with some European experts in the field of Economics of Education.
July 1999 – August 1999. Summer Internship Program, World Bank, Washington, DC., (US). It allowed me to start an active collaboration with international experts in the field of Education and Human Development.
February 2002 – January 2004. Predoctoral Fellowship at INGENIO (CSIC-UPV). It allowed me to develop my PhD.
June 2003 – August 2003. Predoctoral Fellowship at the Research Centre for Education and the Labour Market (ROA), Maastricht University School of Business and Economics (The Netherlands). It allowed me to expand my knowledge in novel analysis of human capital competences.
July 2008 (15 days). Postdoctoral Fellowship at ROA, Maastricht (The Netherlands). It allowed me to study in depth the evaluation of complex competences among European young higher education graduates.

Research Experience
Private Sphere. November 1996 – June 1999. Initial research position at the “IVIE”. Expertise Area: Higher Education – Human Capital Development and Labour Market Analysis.
International Sphere. July 1999 – December 2001. Internal Consultant at the World Bank, Washington, DC. She worked in the Social Human Development (SHD) – Education Department in the Latin America and Caribbean Region (LCSHE), and in the Human Development Network (HDN) – Education Department in the Middle East and North of Africa Region (HDNED). Expertise Area: Primary and Secondary Education – Education and Human Development.
Public Sphere. Since 2002 at INGENIO (CSIC-UPV). Expertise Area: Innovation Management – Socioeconomic impact of Higher Education Institutes (HEIs); University-Industry linkages; Analysis of Human Capital Competencies – Surpluses and Shortages; Strategic Planning; Assessment of HEIs Performance through Indicators System.

Scientific Publications
Author of 14 articles published in international refereed journal (Higher Education, Journal of HE, Research in Higher Education, Research Policy, Regional Studies, Scientometrics and World Development), 7 articles in international journals, 2 articles in national reviews, 8 book chapters and two monographs.
Over 65 contributions to Proceedings of international conferences, workshops, forums and others, 11 participations as invited lecturer (for more detail see section on early achievement track record).

Google academic profile: https://scholar.google.es/citations?user=HDms764AAAAJ&hl=es

ORCID code: 0000-0002-9745-0563

Teaching and Supervision Activities
Over 8 years of experience at the Advanced School of Business Research and Marketing – ESIC-Valencia as associate professor, giving lectures on Bachelor’s degree courses. Over 2 years of experience at the Technical University of Valencia giving lectures on Master’s courses. Academic activity is related to innovation and technology management, and knowledge transfer in higher education institutions.
During this time I supervised: (i) one PhD, in 2010, working on analysis of the teaching and research trade-offs at Spanish universities; the student was awarded cum laude; (ii) two master dissertations, one in 2007 on the indicators system as a way to assess the performance of higher education institutions, and the other in 2006 on the evolution of Spanish universities’ efficiency over time; (iii) three final undergraduate degree dissertations, one in 2010 focused on the relationship of the university with its socio-economic environment, and two in 2006 focused on the productivity and efficiency analysis of the public research centres.
 

- , Open Society Foundations
- , Ministerio de Ciencia e Innovación - Agencia Estatal Innovación
- , Ministerio de Economía y Competitividad
- , VLC/CAMPUS de Campus de Excelencia Internacional
- , VLC/CAMPUS de Campus de Excelencia Internacional
- , Ministerio de Educación y Ciencia (MEC)
- , Ministerio de Educación y Ciencia (MEC)

Adaptation and Initial Validation of the Perceived Employability Scale
Silvia Monteiro, Adela García-Aracil, Leandro Silva Almeida, 2019. In: Paidéia.
10.1590/1982-4327e2935


Students’ perceptions of their preparedness for transition to work after graduation
Adela García-Aracil, Sílvia Monteiro, Leandro S Almeida, 2018. In: Active Learning in Higher Education.
10.1177/1469787418791026


Beating the Odds in University, Labor Market and Life: The Role of Higher Education in Times of Socioeconomic Change.
Sílvia Monteiro, Amanda R. Franco, Diana Lopes Soares, Adela García Aracil, Leandro S. Almeida, 2017. In: .


Individual Well-Being, Geographical Heterogeneity and Social Capital
Isabel Neira, Fernando Bruna, Marta Portela, Adela García-Aracil, 2017. In: Journal of Happiness Studies.
10.1007/s10902-016-9840-z


Signalling and Credentialism, Higher Education
Adela García-Aracil, Cecilia Albert, 2017. In: .


University technology transfer: the case of Spain
Adela García Aracil, Elena Castro Martínez, Joaquín M. Azagra Caro, Pablo D'Este, Ignacio Fernández de Lucio, 2016. In: .


Are graduates well-equipped for the labour market?
Adela García-Aracil, 2014. In: .


Capital Cultural y Social: Sus Efectos en el Conocimiento Financiero Según PISA 2012
Cecilia Albert Verdú, Isabel Neira Gómez, Adela García-Aracil, 2014. In: .


La relación entre cultura e innovación: tres ámbitos de análisis
Elena Castro-Martínez; Adela García-Aracil, 2014. In: .


Rankings Universitarios: ¿Hacia una indeseable homogeneización de las universidades?
Ignacio Fernández de Lucio, Adela García-Aracil, 2014. In: .


The Challenges of Higher Education: Improving Graduates’ Employability and Social Cohesion
Adela García-Aracil; Isabel Neira; José Féliz Lozano, 2014. In: Journal of the European Higher Education Area.


Higher Education and Graduates’ Performance Issues
Adela García-Aracil, 2013. In: .


Understanding Productivity Changes in Public Universities: Evidence from Spain
Adela García-Aracil, 2013. In: Research Evaluation .


Agrupación alternativa para la evaluación de las universidades públicas españolas
Adela García-Aracil, Davinia Palomares-Montero , 2012. In: Regional and Sectorial Economic Studies (ISSN: 1578-4460).


December 6, 2019 at the National Institute of Higher Education (Minsk-Belarus) held the Final International Conference on the draft program ERASMUS+ "Promoting competencies of the Belarusian Higher…

December 6, 2019 at the National Institute of Higher Education (Minsk-Belarus) held the Final International Conference on the draft program ERASMUS+ "Promoting competencies of the Belarusian Higher…

Adela García-Aracil y Rosa Isusi invitadas en la "International Conference Social Industry in Smart Education Context" que se celebrará el 3-4 de Junio del 2019 en Vilnius (Lituania).
La conferencia…

Adela García-Aracil and Rosa Isusi invited at the "International Conference Social Industry in Smart Education Context" | June 3-4, 2019 - Vilnius (Lithuania)
The conference takes place on a special…

Adela García-Aracil, researcher at Ingenio (CSIC-UPV), and Rosa Isusi Fagoaga, professor at the Universitat de València, invited experts at the "XII International Scientific-Methodical Conference:…

Adela García-Aracil, investigadora en Ingenio (CSIC-UPV), y Rosa Isusi Fagoaga, profesora de la Universitat de València, invitadas expertas en el "XII International Scientific-Methodical Conference:…

Seminario "Improving educational programs on the basis of competence approach"
May 29, 2019 an international seminar on the basis of the higher school of the National Institute held "Improving…

Seminar on "Improving educational programs on the basis of competence approach"
May 29, 2019 an international seminar on the basis of the higher school of the National Institute held "Improving…

Dr. Adela García Aracil is invited to the Annual BSRUN Forum of 2017 “Universities as the Bridge Between the East and the West”which will be held on October 19, 2017 in Riga. She will talk about the…

Dra. Adela García Aracil invitada al Annual BSRUN Forum de 2017 “Universities as the Bridge Between the East and the West” que se celebrará el 19 de Octubre de 2017 en Riga (Letonia). Adela hablará…

Acerca de este curso       |     Más información: edx.org
El curso que se propone es ideal para investigadores y alumnos que se encuentren cursando trabajos de fin de grado, trabajos de fin de máster…

Announcement
1st FOSTERC Seminar 2017 | Fostering Competencies Development in Belarusian Higher Education
Date: 30th March 2017
Venue: National Institute for Higher Education, Moskovskaya, 15 Minsk…

The main aim of FOSTERC is to support the modernisation of governance, management and functioning of Belarusian Higher Education Institutions.
For that, FOSTERC will:
Provide indicators for…


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El curso que se propone es ideal para investigadores y alumnos que se encuentren cursando trabajos de fin de grado, trabajos de…

During the first trimester of 2016, the institute INGENIO (CSIC-UPV), a joint research institute of the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC) and the Technical University of Valencia (UPV),…

Entrevista a Adela García Aracil - Ingenio(CSIC-UPV), en el marco del IV Congreso Internacional de Docencia Universitaria celebrado en Vigo (España)
"La investigación de complementar la docencia en…

La cultura es también productiva en términos económicos, no solo sociales, y aquellos estudiantes que crecen en familias con mayores posesiones culturales obtienen mejores resultados académicos y, en…

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Fostering Competencies Development in Belarusian Higher Education
Adela García Aracil
Annual BSRUN Forum of 2017
Da Universidade ao Mercado de Trabalho: Perceçoes de Competencia, Formaçao e Condiçoes de Integraçao Profissioal de Graduados da Universidade do Minho
Sílvia Monteiro, Leandro S. Almeida, Adela García-Aracil
III Seminario “Ser Diplomado do Ensino Superior: Escolhas, Percusos e Retornos”
Fostering Competencies Development – FOSTERC
Adela García Aracil
1st seminar FOSTERC "Competence Approach in Designing Educational Programs"
Competencias Vs. Capacidades: ¿Enfoques Complementarios o Excluyentes?
Escrich Gallardo, Teresa, García Aracil, Adela y Lozano, J. Félix
XXIV Jornadas de la Asociación de Economía de la Educación (AEDE)
Are graduates well-equipped for the labour market?
Adela García-Aracil
XXIII Meeting of the Economics of Education Association (AEDE)
Towards a New Understanding of the Role of Higher Education: Factors Impacting the Employability of Portuguese Graduates
Sílvia Monteiro, Leando Almeida, Adela García-Aracil
XXIII Meeting of the Economics of Education Association (AEDE)
Higher Education Programme Characteristics and Graduates' Performance Issues
Adela García Aracil
XV Congreso Latino-Iberoamericano de Gestión de Tecnología - ALTEC 2013
Competencias para la Innovación: El papel de la Educación Superior
Adela García Aracil
I Foro Mediterráneo, un mar de innovación
Higher Education and Graduates Performance Issues
Adela García-Aracil
XXII Asociación de Economía de la Educación (AEDE)
Becoming entrepreneurial university: Fact or Fiction?
Arroyo-Vázquez, M.; Castro-Martínez, E.; García-Aracil, A.; Jiménez-Sáez, F.
2013 Eu-SPRI Forum Conference: Management of Innovation Policies
What might an entrepreneurial university constitute?
García-Aracil, A.; Castro-Martínez, E.; Jiménez-Sáez, J.; Arroyo-Vázquez, M.
2013 EU-SPRI Forum Conference
Universities' strategic management. Are University missions changing due to the knowledge society?
Davinia Palomares-Montero; Adela García-Aracil
European Conference on Educational Research 2012
Una aproximación cualitativa al sistema universitario español. La planificación estratégica en las universidades
Davinia Palomares-Montero; Adela García-Aracil
XXI Jornadas de la Asociación de Economía de la Educación
¿Son las Universidades Españolas Emprendedoras?
Clara Belén Martínez Meca; Adela García-Aracil
XXI Jornadas de la Asociación de Economía de la Educación
Evaluación de la productividad universitaria en base a sus misiones. El caso español, 1994-2010
Adela García-Aracil; Davinia Palomares-Montero
XXI Jornadas de la Asociación de Economía de la Educación
Utilización de indicadores para la evaluación de las universidades públicas españolas: ¿existe consenso?
Palomares-Montero,D.;García-Aracil,A.
XX Jornadas de la Asociación de Economía de la Educación
A proposal methodology for comparing Higher Education institutions
García-Aracil,A.;Palomares-Montero,D.
HEIR Conference 2011, 4th Annual UK and Ireland Institutional Research conference. 16-17 Junio 2010
Gestión universitaria en el Sistema Español de Educación Superior
García-Aracil,A.;Castro-Martínez,E.;Palomares-Montero,D.
VIII Foro sobre la Evaluación de la Calidad de la Investigación y de la Educación Superior (FECIES). 31 Mayo-3 Junio 2010
Indicators to evaluate higher education activities
Palomares-Montero,D.;García-Aracil,A.
1st Valencian workshop on efficiency and productivity. 7-8 Octubre 2010