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 under the supervision of Professor Timo Teräsvirta. She is also a research member at the Centre for Research in Economics and Management (NIPE) 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