Susana Peralta, Bruno Carvalho and João Pereira dos Santos have a new working paper where they investigate the effect of the Covid-19 pandemic in private consumption in Portugal. Using monthly data from sybs, the main provider of point of sale terminals and on-line payments in Portugal, they investigate the break in individual transactions by comparing […]
Professor Susana Peralta will be part of a newly announced workgroup tasked with the revaluation of the Portuguese Budgetary Framework Law. The group is headed by Professor Fernando Rocha Andrade and still inlcudes Cláudia Braz, Tiago Melo and Sofia Batalha. The group is intended to evaluate the implementation of the new Budget Framework, with particular […]
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 […]
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According to professor Susana Peralta, Portugal needs to find a solution for the low wages that continue to prevail in the country.