“Heavy-Tails and Robust Estimation in Economics and Finance” conference will be held on May 24 and 25 at the Nova School of Business and Economics in Carcavelos, Portugal.
Link to the Study
Ricardo Reis, professor and economist at London School of Economics, was the peer review of this study and comments the main results. At the end of the page
Save the date: 22-4-2021 for an online round table on Unconditional Basic Income jointly organised by CEPS- University of Minho and Economics For Policy. Link: Event on the 22-4-2021: unconditional-basic-income-can-we-afford-it
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.
Professors Pedro Brinca and João Duarte, alongside FED investigator Miguel Ferreira-e-Castro have developed a model to measure labour demand and supply shocks during the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic
Professor Pedro Pita Barros speaks about the Public Healthcare response to the Covid-19 pandemic, and what we can expect for the future of the portuguese National Health Service. The importance of swift decision making, the possibility of alternative avenues to fight future pandemics and the pandemics’ effect on future discussions regarding the National Health Service […]
Professor José Tavares writes for Jornal Económico on the main European guidelines for the Political and Social response to the Covid-19 crisis. “In politics, as in literature, common fictions are important and “imagined communities” provide an ever important sense of support and meaningfulness. In Europe, we have still not been able to build a consensual […]
Professor Susana Peralta speaks with journalist Pedro Santos Guerreiro regarding the role of taxes and social inequality as a response to the (almost invevitable) economic recession. The extent of state help to businesses, the expected growth in inequality and the possibility of future austerity measures to pay-out “Covid debt” (what kind of taxes can be […]