Luis Lopes obtained a degree in Economics from the faculty of Economics at the University of Coimbra in 1990, a Master Degree in European Economics at the University of Coimbra in 1995 and a Ph.D. in Economics by the University of Coimbra in 2006. He is currently Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Economics, University of Coimbra. He is also a researcher at the CeBER R&D center at the University of Coimbra. His publications include articles in peer-reviewed national and international journals (Notas Económicas, Revista Portuguesa de Estudos Regionais e Indicadores Económicos FEE) and book chapters in national and international academic publishers (Coimbra Editora, Metropolis e Springer). He was referee for Brazilian Political and Science Review and for Revista Portuguesa de Estudos Regionais. His research has been presented in national and international conferences, namely The Research Network Macroeconomics and Macroeconomic Policies, the Annual Workshop of the Euromemo Group, the International Conference Developments in Economic Theory and Policy, the Annual meeting of the Portuguese Economic Journal, the APDR Workshops and the INFER workshop on Heterodox Economics.
He was co-organizer of the Integrated Cycle of Movies, Debates and Conferences at FEUC and of scientific international conferences.
“La productivité des industries méditerranéennes”, CEPII (Centre d'Études Prospectives et d'Informations Internationales), Femise Research Programme (European Commission), 2001.