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Short bio

António Portugal Duarte obtained his degree in Economics from the Faculty of Economics at the University of Coimbra in 1993, and his Ph.D. in Economics in 2007, with the specialization in Economic Theory and International Economics, from the same university. He is currently Assistant Professor at FEUC, a member of the Pedagogic board, and departmental coordinator for the area of Economics of the International Relations Office at the same institution. He is also a researcher affiliated with GEMF and CeBER. As a researcher, he has participated in several national and international conferences and has published several articles in peer-reviewed international journals (International Review of Applied Economics, Économie Appliquée, Journal of Economic Surveys, Applied Economics, Journal of Contemporary Issues in Economics and Business, International Journal of Economic Sciences, Panoeconomicus, Transition Studies Review, among other journals). He has also coedited the book “European Integration Process in Western Balkan Countries” (FEUC, 2012). In 2014 he was a Visiting Professor at the Faculty of National Economy, University of Economics in Bratislava, Slovakia, and the Belgrade Banking Academy, Faculty for Banking, Insurance and Finance, Belgrade, Serbia. In 2015, he was Honorary Visiting Research Fellow at the Birkbeck College, University of London, Department of Economics, Mathematics and Statistics, London, United Kingdom. In 2015, he published the book “O Sistema Monetário Internacional: Uma Perspetiva Histórico-Económica”, Conjuntura Actual Editora, Coimbra.

Projects

  • “Strengthening Higher Education in the Sphere of Finance in Siberia and Far East of Russia”, project TEMPUS-1-2013-1-RU-TEMPUS-JPCR, 2013-2015.
  • “Agriculture, natural resources, and economic growth: implications for rural policy in Serbia and Portugal”, Arrangement/FCT Agreement– Cooperation Portugal/Serbia, 2011-2012.
  • “1986-2010: The Portuguese economy in the EU”, financed by the Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology, 2010-2012.
  • ­158885-TEMPUS-1-2009-1-FR-TEMPUS-JPCR, TEMPUS IV, “Master d'études européennes à double diplomation en Serbie” (MEUTUDES), 2010-2013.

    Supervision of PhD Students

    (ongoing) The Reintroduction of National Currencies in the Euro Zone
    Economics
    (ongoing) The Dutch Disease and the Balassa-Samuelson Effect in the Portuguese Economy: A Multi-Sector DSGE Approach
    Economics
    (ongoing) Prediction of Financial Crisis in Southern Europe
    Economics

    Publications

    (2015) O Sistema Monetário Internacional: Uma Perspetiva Histórico-Económica. Coimbra: Conjuntura Actual Editora.
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    (2019) Special Issue “20 Years of the Euro: Achievements and Challenges”. Scientific Annals of Economics and Business, 66.
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    (2018) Migration, Diaspora and Economic Development.
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    (2017) Where is the Information on USD/Bitcoin Hourly Prices?. Notas económicas, 7-25.
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    (2015) The Dutch Disease in the Portuguese and Spanish Economies.
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    (2015) Getting Out from the Crisis: An Assessment of the Portuguese Policies.
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    (2016) The Impact of the Chinese Exchange Policy on Foreign Trade with the European Union.
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    (2017) Dutch Disease in Central and Eastern European Countries.
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    (2019) Introduction to the special issue “20 Years of the Euro: Achievements and Challenges”. Scientific Annals of Economics and Business, 66, 141-143.
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    (2019) Portugal in the Eurozone: Evolution and Expectations. Scientific Annals of Economics and Business - SPECIAL ISSUE - DEDICATED TO THE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON "20 YEARS OF THE EURO: ACHIEVEMENTS AND CHALLENGES", 66, 173-189.
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    (2018) Information Transmission Between Cryptocurrencies: Does Bitcoin Rule the Cryptocurrency World?. Scientific Annals of Economics and Business, 65, 97-117.
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    (2017) The impact of the Chinese exchange policy on foreign trade with the European Union. Brazilian Journal of Political Economy, 37, 870-893.
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    (2016) Crowding-in and crowding-out effects of public investments in the Portuguese economy. International Review of Applied Economics, 30, 488-506.
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    (2015) Economic Growth and Public Indebtedness in the Last Four Decades: Is Portugal different from the other PIIGS' economies?. Naše gospodarstvo/Our economy, 61, 3-11.
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    (2015) Optimum Currency Areas, Real and Nominal Convergence in the European Union. Notas Económicas, 8-29.
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    (2015) The role of human resources on the economy: A study of the Balkan EU member states. Journal of the Geographical Institute Jovan Cvijic, SASA, 65, 253-268.
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    (2015) The Dynamics of Portuguese Households' Indebtedness after Accession to the EU. New Economic Policy Reforms, (pp 359-376). Belgrade:
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    (2015) Regional tourism as a strategic sector for Portugal: Sun, sea and much more. Journal of the Geographical Institute Jovan Cvijic, SASA, 65, 229-238.
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    (2015) Exchange rates, the competitiveness of nations and unemployment. Competitiveness of enterprises and national economies, (pp 147-166).
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    (2015) Regional Tourism as a Strategic Sector for Portugal: Sun, Sea and Much More. Regional Development Policy: Scientific Basis and Empirical Evidence – Thematic Collection of Papers, (pp 170-179). Belgrade:
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    (2015) Is There a Trade-off between Exchange Rate and Interest Rate Volatility? Evidence from an M-GARCH Model. New Economic Policy Reforms, (pp 59-78). Belgrade:
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    (2016) Portugal and the ‘PIIGS': Economic Growth and Public Debt in the Last Four Decades, 1974-2014. Economic Integrations, Competition and Cooperation, (pp 274-286). Nice:
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    (2016) Structural Changes and Economic Growth in the New Member States: An Empirical Analysis. Europe and Asia: Economic Integration Prospects, (pp 15-32). Nice:
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    (2016) Getting Out from the Crisis: An Assessment of Portuguese Policies. Western Balkans Integrating the EU: Challenger, Policies, Issues, (pp 161-174). Nice:
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    (2017) Dutch Disease in Central and Eastern European Countries. Core-Periphery Patterns across the European Union: Case Studies and Lessons from Eastern and Southern Europe, (pp 113-141).
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    (2017) Export-Led Recovery in Portugal: Can It Also Sustain Growth?. Tools and Techniques for Economic Decision Analysis, (pp 129-150). Hershey, Pennsylvania:
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    (2018) An Aggregate View of Portuguese Exports and Competitiveness. Building Competitiveness: Micro and Macro Aspects, (pp 27-50). Serbia:
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    (2018) The “Snowball” Effect in the Portuguese Public Finances. Western Balkans Economies in EU Integration – Past, Present and Future, (pp 50-62). Nice:
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    (2019) Exports since the International Financial Crisis. Improving Macroeconomic Competitiveness, (pp 119-145).
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    (2019) Competitiveness and Exports in the Western Balkans. Orienter l'investissement vers un developpement durable et une croissance partagee, (pp 266-286). Nice:
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    Contacts

    Address

    Faculdade de Economia
    Universidade de Coimbra
    Av. Dias da Silva, 165
    3004-512
    Portugal

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    Phone
    +351 239790582

    Web and Email

    Email
    portugal@fe.uc.pt