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 […]
Professor Susana Peralta gives her take on the impact the Covid-19 crisis had on inequality – and how lockdown measures are being particularly harmful for the poorer social classes. In her words, “The Great Lockdown shows how the world is divided between those who live a comfortable life and those who live a disgraced one”. […]
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 […]
Check out this new study on extreme weather and violence in Russia by Professor José Tavares, Vladimir Otrachshenko and Olga Popova.