Iciar Dominguez Lacasa holds a degree in economics from the University Complutense in Madrid (Spain), a PhD from the University of Karlsruhe (Germany), and a postdoc degree (Habilitation) from the University of Bremen.. Her research interests are the study of institutional and technological change and the development of indicators for tracing these processes. Her current research focuses on technological development in developing economies and on technological change in the energy sector. Her research advocates for the study of technological change in an interdisciplinary context. Her work has mainly been published in interdisciplinary journals.
Since July 2017 Iciar Dominguez Lacasa holds a position at the Fraunhofer Center for International Management and Knowledge Economy IMW in Leipzig. At the University of Bremen, Faculty of Business Studies and Economics, she is affiliated as a Privatdozentin (private lecturer).