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Short bio

Graduation: Business Administration, Universidade católica Portuguesa, Faculdade de Ciências Humanas, Lisboa, 1982. Master’s degree: Mathematics Applied to Economics and Management, ISEG-UTL, 1997. PhD: Economics (Mathematical Economics and Econometrics), Universidade de Coimbra, 2006. Habilitation in Economics: Universidade de Coimbra, 2015. Assistant Lecturer with Habilitation, FEUC. Researcher: CEMAPRE, ISEG, Universidade de Lisboa; collaborator at CeBER. Previous teaching at Universidade Católica Portuguesa, Faculdade de Ciências Humanas e Faculdade de Ciências Empresariais, Lisbon, and Universidade do Minho, Escola de Economia e Gestão. Publications: several papers in international journals withe (among others, Econometric Reviews, Empirical Economics, Communications in Statistics, Journal of Empirical Finance); three books (on Econometrics and Calculus).


Researcher in the following projects:

PTDC/ECO/64693/2006,“ Econometric models for fractional response variables with applications to corporate financing choices”.

PTDC/SAU-ESA/76844/2006, “Health status and the demand for health care: evidence from the INS”.

PTDC/EGE-ECO/114477/2009, “Pricing and behavioural responses in the water sector”.

PTDC/EGE-ECO/119148/2010, “Theoretical developments in the regression analysis of fractional data, with applications to corporate finance”.

Supervision of PhD Students

(ongoing) Retail interest rates and banking spreads formation: the role of business and economic factors
Business Management



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