Cristina Amado is currently an Assistant Professor in the Department of Economics at the University of Minho, Portugal, and an international research fellow at CREATES, Aarhus University. She holds a PhD in Economic Statistics from the Stockholm School of Economics with a thesis entitled "Four essays on the econometric modelling of volatility and durations" since 2009. She is also a research member at the Economic Policies Research Unit (NIPE) and Director of the Master in Economics at the University of Minho. Her main research interests lie within the fields of time-series econometrics, nonlinear time-series analysis, modelling financial time-series, and model specification testing.

Contact information:

School of Economics and Management (EEG)
University of Minho
Department of Economics
Campus de Gualtar
4710 - 057 Braga 

Phone: +351 253 601 383
Office: EEG building, room 1.44