Professor Cardenete is Vice-rector of Postgraduate Studies, Professor of Economics and Director of Loyola Leadership School at Universidad Loyola Andalucia (Seville & Cordoba, Spain). Professor Cardenete obtained the B.S. in Economics and Business (1994) from University of Seville (Spain), Ph. D. in Economics (2000) from University of Huelva (Spain) and Diploma in Executive Management (2011) from Instituto Internacional San Telmo (Seville, Spain). The topic of his dissertation was “Applied General Equilibrium Models for Andalusia”. President of Economics Commission of Professional School of Economists of Seville, President of Commission of Business Strategy in the Andalusian Entrepreneurs Association, President of the Andalusian Regional Science Association, Academic in Academia Andaluza de Ciencia Regional, Vicepresident of Sociedad Hispanoamericana Input-Output and Council Member International Input-Ouput Association.
He is Leader of HISPAREAL (Hispalis Regional Economics Applications Laboratory) and Research Group CLIMAMODEL SEJ-511 (Multisectoral Models Applied for Climate Change) from University Pablo de Olavide (Spain). He is too Research Affiliate of EUREAL (European Union Regional Economics Applications Laboratory) (Badajoz, Spain), GReCS (Research Group in Computations and Simulations) from Universitat Autònoma of Barcelona (Spain) and Research Centre of Energy and Environmental Economics from University of Seville (Spain). He is Associate Researcher of Universidad Autónoma de Chile.
He has been Subdirector of University Menendez y Pelayo (2001-2004), Director General of Foundation Universidad–Sociedad of University Pablo de Olavide (2004-2006), Director General of Coordination and Administrative Organization of University Pablo de Olavide (2006-2007), Executive Vicepresident of Foundations of University Pablo de Olavide (Fundacion Universidad-Sociedad, Fundacion Conocimiento y Cultura y Fundacion Municipios Pablo de Olavide) and Managing Director of UPOGEST, S.L., services company of University Pablo de Olavide (2007-2011). He has been Head of Department of Economics at Universidad Loyola Andalucia (2013-2016).
He has been was also Visiting Research Scholar of Regional Economics Applications Laboratory -REAL- in the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (USA) in 2002 and Universitat Autònoma of Barcelona (Spain) in 1998. He has worked too as Technical Adviser for the Regional Ministry of Economy (Junta de Andalucia, Spain) in CGE and SAM models (2002-2005 and 2007-2011) and Adviser of the Social and Economics Council of the City of Seville (Spain) (2009-2012). He is now Council Member of Consejo Andaluz de Estadistica y Cartografia
Finally, he has been Senior Economist at European Institute of Public Administration (2012-2013) (Maastricht, The Netherlands) and at European Commission (JRC-IPTS) (2011-2012) and Professor in University Pablo de Olavide (2000-2013) (Seville, Spain), EOI Business School (2001-2013) and University of Huelva (Spain) (1995-2000).
He is a member of American Economic Association, Spanish Regional Science Association, Regional Science Association International, International Input-Output Association(Member of the Council), Sociedad Hispanoamericana de Input-Output (Member of the Council), Red Andaluza de Consultores Independientes (former Secretary), President of the Council of Asociacion Andaluza de Ciencia Regional and Member of Editorial Board of Revista Innovacion, Revista de Estudios Regionales, American Journal Economics and Business Administration, Revista Portuguesa de Estudios Regionais, Perspectivas Socioeconomicas and Associate Editor of Bussines and Economic Research. Recently he has been signed Editor Associated in Applied General Equilibrium Series by Springer. Now he is Editorial Member of Blog La Riqueza de las Regiones.
Finally he has been Member of the following Scientific Committees: Workshop ECOMOD-centrA (Seville, SPAIN, 2004), Ecomod 2008 Conference (Berlin, GERMANY, 2008), Ecomod 2010 Conference (Istanbul, TURKEY, 2010), Ecomod 2011 Conference (Las Azores, PORTUGAL, 2011), XVII International Input-Output Conference, (Sao Paolo, BRAZIL, 2009), IIIth Conference of SHAIO (Albacete, SPAIN, 2009), XXXVII Regional Science Conference (Elvas-Badajoz, PORTUGAL-SPAIN, 2010), Chairman of Scientific Committe of III Sociedad Hispanoamericana Input-Output Conference (SHAIO) (University Rey Juan Carlos, Madrid, SPAIN, september 2011), Chairman of Local Committe and Co-chair of Scientific Committee of ECOMOD2012 (University Pablo de Olavide, Seville, SPAIN, july 2012) Member of Scientific Committee of IV Sociedad Hispanoamericana Input-Output Conference (SHAIO) (University of Seville, Seville, SPAIN, september 2013), V Sociedad Hispanoamericana Input-Output Conference (SHAIO) (University of Barcelona, Barcelona, SPAIN, september 2015), Congreso Economia Internacional 2017, XXIV International Input-Output Conference, (Atlantic City, USA, 2017) and President Scientific Committee of V Sociedad Hispanoamericana Input-Output Conference (SHAIO) (University of Yucatan, Merida, MEXICO, september 2017).