Employment and growth
In this video, Professor Francesco Franco presents a paper on how to promote employment and growth in the European context.
In this video, Professor José Tavares presents a study on how the performance of municipalities is associated with the birth, performance, and death of private companies. Read the full study here.
João Pereira dos Santos, Miguel Ferreira, and Ana Venâncio conducted a study about the role of property taxes on entrepreneurial activity: “Collateral Value and Entrepreneurship: Evidence from a Property Tax Reform”. In this paper, they find that municipalities that were forced to decrease their property tax rate experienced higher entry rates in the manufacturing sector […]
Our affiliate Bruno Carvalho has been awarded one of the Best Ph.D. Dissertations in the Ph.D. in Economics | Finance Program in the academic year of 2018/2019 by the Amélia de Mello Foundation. Congratulations!
Check out this new study on extreme weather and violence in Russia by Professor José Tavares, Vladimir Otrachshenko and Olga Popova.
“The analysis confirms that services policies are typically much more restrictive than tariffs on imports of goods, in particular in professional services and telecommunications.” VoxEU
Labor productivity has been showing a countercyclical behavior.
In a recent conference, Professor João Duarte talked about the importance of qualifications and how they can be an important factor to retain investment.
Read João Duarte and Pedro Brinca’s predictions of economic growth.
According to professor Susana Peralta, Portugal needs to find a solution for the low wages that continue to prevail in the country.