People

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, and its activities are developed under the intellectual mentorship of an internationally renowned scientific committee.

Francesco Franco

Executive Director & Nova Faculty Affiliate

Francesco Franco has been teaching at Nova School of Business and Economics since 2004. He earned his PhD in Economics from the Massachussets Institute of Technology. His research interests include fluctuations and applied macroeconomics, topics on which he has published in Portuguese and international journals.

Joana Gonçalves de Sá

Affiliate

Joana Gonçalves de Sá is an Associate Professor at NOVA – SBE and the leader of the Data Science and Policy research group. Before that, she was a Principal Investigator at the Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência (IGC), Portugal, where she remains as the Director of the Graduate Program Science for Development (PGCD)

João Amador

Nova Faculty Affiliate

João Amador is an Assistant Professor (Adjunct) at Nova School of Business and Economics where he teaches Macroeconomics and European Economy. He has also taught Microeconomics and Macroeconomics in other departments of Universidade Nova and in executive programs. He has completed his Ph.D. in Economics in 2000.

João Duarte

Nova Faculty Affiliate

João Duarte is an Assistant Professor at Nova School of Business and Economics in Lisbon. He received his Ph.D. in Economics from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Before joining NovaSBE, Joao was a research associate at the University of Cambridge.

José Tavares

Nova Faculty Affiliate

José Tavares earned his doctorate in Economics at Harvard University, where he specialized in Political Economy and Macroeconomics, and is currently professor of economics at Universidade Nova de Lisboa and Research Fellow at the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR) in London.

Luís Catela Nunes

Nova Faculty Affiliate

Luís Catela Nunes is a Professor of Applied Econometrics at Nova School of Business and Economics. He received his PhD from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. (…)

Miguel Lebre Freitas

Nova Faculty Affiliate

Miguel Lebre de Freitas holds a PhD in Economics from the University of London, in the United Kingdom.
His research focuses mainly on Open Economy Macroeconomics, and other areas of interest include the Portuguese Economy and Economic Growth. (…)

Paulo Rodrigues

Nova Faculty Affiliate

Paulo M. M. Rodrigues obtained his PhD in Econometrics from the School of Economic Studies of the University of Manchester. He is a professor of economics at Nova School of Business and Economics, a senior research economist at the Bank of Portugal, and a fellow of both the Clive Granger Centre for Time Series Analysis of the University of Nottingham and the University of Essex´s Centre for Financial Econometrics.

Pedro Brinca

Nova Faculty Affiliate

Pedro Brinca currently holds a position as an Assistant Professor (tenure-track) at NovaSBE and teaches Macroeconomics in the BSc’s in Economics and Business Administration. (…)

Susana Peralta

Nova Faculty Affiliate

Susana Peralta holds a PhD in Economics from the Université catholique de Louvain, in Belgium. Her research focuses on the economics of multi-layered governments, including tax competition and political economy issues.

Ana Fontoura Gouveia

Nova Faculty Affiliate

Ana Fontoura Gouveia is an economist interested in public policy and political economy. She works at the Research Department of Banco de Portugal, in the Structural Research and Public Finance Division. (…)

Alexander Coutts

Nova Faculty Affiliate

Alexander Coutts has been an Assistant Professor of Economics at Nova School of Business and Economics since 2015. He holds a Ph.D. in Economics from New York University, with specializations in development and experimental economics. During his studies he was a researcher at New York University’s Center for Technology and Economic Development, based in Abu Dhabi.(…)

Pedro Martins

Affiliate

Pedro S. Martins is Professor of Applied Economics at Queen Mary University of London. He earned his PhD in Economics from the University of Warwick in 2004. Pedro is a labour economist, having published in several leading journals, including Journal of Labor Economics, American Economic Journal (Macro), European Economic Review, Industrial Relations, and British Journal of Industrial Relations. Some of […]

José Pedro Sousa

Affiliate

José Pedro is currently a teaching and research assistant at Nova SBE and the executive manager of Economics for Policy. He holds a MSc in Economics from Nova SBE and an undergraduate degree in Economics from the School of Economics and Management of the University of Porto.

Margarida Araújo

Affiliate

Margarida is currently a research assistant at Nova SBE. She holds a MSc and an undergraduate degree in Economics from Nova School of Business and Economics.

Catarina Alvarez

Affiliate

Catarina Alvarez is a PhD student in Economics at Nova SBE. Previously, she was a predoctoral research fellow at the University of Barcelona and Institut d’Economia de Barcelona (IEB). She was a visiting researcher at the Economics department of the University of Mannheim. She also holds a Research Master’s degree, a MSc and a BSc in Economics from Nova SBE. (…)

Tiago Bernardino

Affiliate

Tiago Bernardino is currently a Research Assistant in Economics for Policy knowledge center and Teaching Assistant of Macroeconomics at Nova SBE. He holds a MSc and a undergraduate degree in Economics from NOVA School of Business and Economics.

Miguel Ferreira

Affiliate

I am currently a PhD student at Nova School of Business and Economics. I have been visiting the economics department of the University of Cambridge since September 2017.

Bruno Pessoa Carvalho

Affiliate

Bruno Pessoa Carvalho is a PhD candidate in Economics at Nova SBE. He holds a Research Masters degree from Nova SBE. Bruno is currently a visiting researcher at the Economics department of BI Norwegian Business School, in Oslo. (…)

João Oliveira

Affiliate

João Oliveira is an economist at Banco de Portugal and a PhD student at the New School of Business and Economics. In his research, he uses macroeconomic models of heterogeneous agents to study the effects of technological changes on the economic inequality of consumers, as well as to determine policies to mitigate their adverse effects.

João Tovar Jalles

Affiliate

João Tovar Jalles, a Portuguese national, is an Economist at the Fiscal Affairs Department of the IMF. Previously, he was an Economist at the OECD’s Economics Department where he was responsible for Portugal and Brazil. (…)

Jaime Marques Pereira

Affiliate

Jaime is a Ph.D. student in Economics at Bocconi University. He holds a MSc and BSc in Economics from Nova SBE. His research interests are focused on Political Economy and Macroeconomics. Previously, he worked for the Financial Stability Department of the Bank of Portugal.(…)

Inês Gonçalves Raposo

Affiliate

Inês Gonçalves Raposo is a PhD student in Economics at Bocconi University. Previously she worked as an Affiliate Fellow for Bruegel, the policy-oriented think tank, and the Financial Stability Department of the Banco de Portugal.

João Pereira dos Santos

Affiliate

João Pereira dos Santos is a PhD student in Economics at Nova SBE. He recently participated in the Advanced Studies Program of the Kiel Institute for the World Economy. He holds a MSc in Economics from Nova SBE and he also studied in the London School of Economics and in Universitat Pompeu Fabra. (…)

Sharmin Sazedj

Affiliate

Sharmin Sazedj is currently an Economics PhD student at Nova School of Business and Economics, where she has also been working as an invited teaching assistant since 2010. (…)

Rúben Silva Branco

Affiliate

Rúben Silva Branco collaborates with Banco de Portugal as Adviser to the Governor. Before joining the Bank, he served as Chief of Cabinet of the Secretary of State to the Vice Prime Minister, Government of Portugal, working on economic policy and on the supervision of the Portuguese Economic and Financial Assistance Program with the European Commission, International Monetary Fund and European Central Bank.(…)

Luca David Opromolla

Affiliate

Luca David Opromolla is a Principal Economist at the Economics and Research Department of Banco de Portugal. He performs research in international trade, labour economics and banking. (…)