Susana Peralta holds a PhD in Economics from the Université catholique de Louvain, in Belgium. Her research focuses on the economics of multi-layered governments, including tax competition and political economy issues. She joined the Nova School of Business and Economics in 2004. She is currently Associate Professor at Nova SBE, where she teaches or has taught several courses, including Public Economics, Game Theory, Microeconomics, and Poverty: concepts and challenges. She has served as the academic director of the MSc in Economics and the PhD in Economics.
Her work is published in academic journals such as The Economic Journal, the Journal of Public Economics, the Journal of Public Economic Theory, The Journal of International Economics, Regional Science and Urban Economics, and the Journal of Urban Economics.
Susana Peralta is part of the scientific coordination of the Fundação Francisco Manuel dos Santos, being responsible for the commissioned studies in the economics area.
Susana is married and has three children.