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Economics for Policy is anchored in the world-class research and teaching faculty at Nova School of Business and Economics and a diverse body of affiliates from renowned institutions…


Economics for Policy is engaged in a series of projects, sponsored by different institutions, directed at understanding and proposing advances to specific public policy issues.


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José Tavares Won a FCT Project

José Tavares won a project in the Competition for research projects “The 25th of April and Portuguese democracy”, promoted by FCT in collaboration with the 50 years of the 25th of April Commemorative Commission. (…)

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SBE Finance Research at CEPR

Miguel Ferreira, Manuel Adelino, and Miguel Oliveira presented their new research “The Heterogeneous Effects of Household Debt Relief” at the CEPR – Centre for Economic Policy Research European Workshop on Household Finance at Queen Mary University of London.

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Pedro Brinca

Pedro Brinca was on SIC Notícias Manhã, to comment on the new inflation numbers and interest rates going forward. He also made comments to ECO regarding the new fiscal rules being implemented by the EU. (…)

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Margarida Soares on Social Effects of Gender Quotas on Corporate Boards

In an Op-ed for Jornal Económico, Margarida Soares writes about gender quotas on corporate boards and the recent decisions of the European Council.

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In this project we evaluate several policies from an intergenerational fairness point of view. A policy is fair to all generations if: it allows people of all ages to meet their needs; meet the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs. (...)