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.
Her research interests lie in the fields of Public Economics, Political Economy and Fiscal Federalism. Her work has been presented in important conferences such as the Annual Congress of the European Economic Association, the Annual Congress of the International Institute of Public Finance or the European Public Choice Society Meeting.
Catarina has been working as an invited teaching assistant at Nova SBE.