The Carles Pi i Sunyer Foundation is a space for study, research and promotion of knowledge on the scope of local government and the autonomous communities. In order to make important academic contributions, the Fundació combines the work of internal research with external research assignments to people coming from different disciplines of the social sciences. The Carles Pi i Sunyer Foundation, created in 1986, is a center for analysis and research on local government and public administration policies. He was born on February 29, 1888 in the city of Barcelona. He was the son of James and brother of Pi i Sunyer Santiago Pi i Sunyer and August Pi i Sunyer. He was student of IES Ramon Muntaner. Since 1915 taught at the Municipal School of Arts and Crafts Saints and the College of Agriculture of the Commonwealth of Catalonia, which he directed from 1919 until he left the position, 1926, by political circumstances. But there again the thirties. Shortly later wrote "The ability of economic Catalonia" (1927-1929).