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Research Group: Economics


Group Coordinator: Joaquim Ramalho 

Full Professor at the Department of Economics of ISCTE- Instituto Universitário de Lisboa

                          Office: D510
                          Telephone: 217650595; 221803

                          E-mail: joaquim.jose.ramalho@iscte-iul.pt

 

Economics group main areas of research: 

  • Econometrics and Applied Finance 
  • Economic Growth and Macroeconomic Policies 
  • International Trade and Development 
  • Environmental, Water and Energy Economics 
  • Economics of Innovation and Industrial Change 

 

The Group covers several areas of Economics. One of those areas is Econometrics, with theoretical research including both microeconometric and macroeconometric topics and empirical work focusing on the area of Finance. In the area of Macroeconomics, the determinants of human capital accumulation and economic growth and the effects of macroeconomic policies are the main research topics. Related to International Economics, research focuses on the proposal of new indicators and assessment tools for the geographical structure of international flows and for measuring development (poverty, health, job quality). Sustainability and Change are also main research interests, more specifically environmental regulation, water management, energy economics and economic transition towards sustainability. 

 

More specific research topics include: fractional regression models, robust model selection in rational expectations models, currency competition, impact of automation and robotics in economic growth, the economic consequences of climate change, climate econometrics, the social repercussions of inequality and poverty, effects of labour market policies, the role of training and peers in wage determination, sustainability for higher-education institutions, groundwater management models, behavioural economic models of resource use, nature-based solutions to environmental policy problems, geography of sea trade and economic regulation. 

 

Main achievements 2013-2017: 


i) Publication of several articles in high-quality economics journals (rated 3+ in the ABS ranking).

 

ii) Launch of a new, international PhD Program in Economics (2016).

 

iii) Organisation of the 32nd European Economic Association Annual Congress / 70th European Meeting of the Econometric Society in 2017.

 

iv) Collaboration with the Portuguese government, providing input on economic instruments for environmental policy that were included in various pieces of legislation, such as the Basic Environmental Law (Law 19/2014) and the Green Tax Reform (Law 82-D/2014).

 

v) Production of several Stata and R packages, as well as the reference website, on fractional regression (http://home.iscte-iul.pt/~jjsro/FRM.htm).

  • Integrated Member
  • Alexandra Maria do Nascimento Ferreira Lopes
    Alexandra Maria do Nascimento Ferreira Lopes

    alexandra.ferreira.lopes@iscte-iul.pt

    Assistant Professor

    Research and Teaching Interests: Open Economy Macroeconomics, Economic Growth, Portuguese and International Economics

  • Maria Catarina Salema Roseta Palma
    Maria Catarina Salema Roseta Palma

    catarina.roseta@iscte-iul.pt

    Associate Professor

    Research and Teaching Interests: Environmental and Natural Resource Economics, Water Management, Choice under uncertainty

  • Emanuel Maximilian Gasteiger
    Emanuel Maximilian Gasteiger

    emanuel.gasteiger@iscte.pt

    External/guest

    Research and Teaching Interests: Monetary Economics, Fiscal Policy, Learning Theory, Macroeconometrics

  • Joaquim José dos Santos Ramalho
    Joaquim José dos Santos Ramalho

    joaquim.jose.ramalho@iscte-iul.pt

    Full Professor

    Research and Teaching Interests: Microeconometrics

  • Luís Filipe Farias de Sousa Martins
    Luís Filipe Farias de Sousa Martins

    luis.martins@iscte-iul.pt

    Assistant Professor with "Agregação"

    Research and Teaching Interests: Econometria

  • Marta Alexandra da Palma Curado da Silva
    Marta Alexandra da Palma Curado da Silva

    a30417@iscte.pt

    Assistant Researcher

    Research and Teaching Interests:

  • Nádia Nogueira Simões Crespo
    Nádia Nogueira Simões Crespo

    nadia.simoes@iscte-iul.pt

    Assistant Professor

    Research and Teaching Interests: Labour Economics, Human Resources Economics/ Personnel Economics, International Economics, Economics of Entrepreneurship

  • Nuno Miguel Pascoal Simões Crespo
    Nuno Miguel Pascoal Simões Crespo

    nuno.crespo@iscte.pt

    Assistant Professor with "Agregação"

    Research and Teaching Interests: Economia Internacional, Economia da Saúde, Macroeconomia, Economia do Trabalho

  • Sandro Miguel Ferreira Mendonça
    Sandro Miguel Ferreira Mendonça

    sfm@iscte-iul.pt

    Assistant Professor

    Research and Teaching Interests: Economia da Inovação, História Económica, Propectiva Estratégica, Economia da Paz e da Segurança

  • Thomas Greve
    Thomas Greve

    Thomas.Greve@iscte-iul.pt

    Assistant Professor

    Research and Teaching Interests:

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Articles in scientific journals with scientific review ISI Indexed
Alexandra Ferreira-Lopes, Luís Martins, Ruben Espanhol (2020) "The Relationship between Tax Rates and Tax Revenues in Eurozone Member Countries - Exploring the Laffer Curve",Bulletin of Economic Research, (),
Alexandra Ferreira-Lopes, Luís Martins, Ruben Espanhol (2020) "The Relationship between Tax Rates and Tax Revenues in Eurozone Member Countries - Exploring the Laffer Curve",Bulletin of Economic Research, (),
José Lopes, Alexandra Ferreira-Lopes, Tiago Miguel Guterres Neves Sequeira, Marcelo Santos (2019) "Explaining growth in African countries - what matters?",Acta Oeconomica, 69 (3), 467
Stephen Miller, Luís Martins, Rangan Gupta (2019) "A time-varying approach of the us welfare cost of inflation ",Macroeconomic Dynamics, 23 (2), 775
Raquel Figueiredo, Pedro Nunes, Mónica Meireles, Mara Madaleno, Miguel Brito (2019) "Replacing coal-fired power plants by photovoltaics in the Portuguese electricity system",Journal of Cleaner Production, 222 (), 129
Luís Carvalho, Cristina Diogo, Sérgio Mendes (2019) "A bridge between quaternionic and complex numerical ranges",Linear Algebra and its Applications, 581 (), 496
Nádia Simões, Nuno Crespo (2019) "A flexible approach for measuring author-level publishing performance",Scientometrics, (),
Nádia Simões, Nuno Crespo (2019) "A flexible approach for measuring author-level publishing performance",Scientometrics, (),
Tiago Miguel Neves Guterres Sequeira, Marcelo Santos, Alexandra Ferreira-Lopes (2019) "Human capital and genetic diversity",Eurasian Economic Review, 9 (3), 311
Bruno Damásio, Sandro Mendonça (2019) "Modelling insurgent-incumbent dynamics: vector autoregressions, multivariate Markov chains, and the nature of technological competition",Applied Economics Letters, 26 (10), 843
Industry contract research
Strategic Evaluation on Environment and Risk Prevention Under Structural and Cohesion Funds for the period 2007-2013, Dinamia-ISCTE, Ecolas, IEEP, Member, GHK Consulting, 2005.CE.16.0.AT.016, 2006
Strategic Evaluation on Environment and Risk Prevention Under Structural and Cohesion Funds for the period 2007-2013, Dinamia-ISCTE, Ecolas, IEEP, Membro, GHK Consulting, 2005.CE.16.0.AT.016, 2006
Strategic Evaluation on Environment and Risk Prevention Under Structural and Cohesion Funds for the period 2007-2013, Dinamia-ISCTE, Ecolas, IEEP, Membro, GHK Consulting, 2005.CE.16.0.AT.016, 2006
International Government/ Organization contract research
Robust Inference in Estimated Monetary Policy Models, ISCTE-IUL and University of Surrey, Principal Investigator, ISCTE-IUL, B-39/10 (Tratado de Windsor, Acções Integradas Luso-Britânicas / 2010), July 2010 to May 2011
ESAWADI - Utilizing the Ecosystem Services Approach for Water Framework Directive Implementation, IMAR, CREDOC, Intersus, Seeconsult, Member, ASCONIT , ERA-IWRM/0001/2009, 2010-2012
The EU in the new complex geography of economic systems: models, tools and policy evaluation, 16 countries (IT, AT, BE, BG, DE, EE, EL, ES, FR, HU, LU, NL, PT, SE, SK, UK, Membro, Italy (Università di Napoli 'Federico II'), COST Action IS1104 -- European Commission, 2011 - 2014
The EU in the new complex geography of economic systems: models, tools and policy evaluation, DE, EE, EL, ES, FR, HU, LU, NL, PT, SE, SK, UK, Pasquale Commendatore, Università di Napoli 'Federico II', COST/oc-2011-1-9087, 2011-2015
Understanding Innovation: The TEARI Project (Towards an European Area of Research and Innovation, Noruega, Holanda, Portugal, etc., Membro, University of Olso, HPSE-CT-2002-60052, 2002-2004
Foresight Methodologies - Exploring new ways to explore the future, European Union, Membro, Comité de Gestão, COST A22 , 2004-2007
ADAPT-MED: Is current decision making ?adapted to internalize adaptation? into policy making?, ACTeon, BRGM, UAveiro, ISCTE-IUL, UAthens, Member, ISCTE-IUL, CIRCLE-MED/0002/2013, 2013-2015