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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.


  • “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
    (ongoing) The Dutch Disease and the Balassa-Samuelson Effect in the Portuguese Economy: A Multi-Sector DSGE Approach
    (ongoing) Prediction of Financial Crisis in Southern Europe



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