Rosa-Branca Esteves




PhD in EconomicsOxford University (2005),
Supervisor: 
Mark Armstrong

Associate Professor
Department of EconomicsUniversidade do Minho

Director of the Master course in EconomicsUniversidade do Minho.

Member of the Economic Policies Research Unit (NIPE).


Research interests: Competitive Price Discrimination, Advertising, Digital and Telecommunications Markets, Big Data, Competition and Consumer Policy.

Personal Information: Reside in Braga, Married to Francisco Carballo-Cruz, Two children: Diego (July, 2005), David (January, 2011) 

Link to CV

Publications:

  • Elasticity of Demand and Behaviour-Based Price Discrimination, (with Carlo Reggiani),  International Journal of Industrial Organization, vol 32, January 2014, 46-56. (IJIO Best Paper Award 2015 (for paper published in 2014)) (http://www.journals.elsevier.com/international-journal-of-industrial-organization/awards/best-paper-award-2015/)
  • Price Discrimination and Targeted Advertising: A Welfare Analysis, (With Paulo Guimarães), The ICFAI Journal of Applied Economics (2008), 5: 41-47.

Awards:
  • IJIO Best Paper Award 2015, for papers published in 2014: http://www.journals.elsevier.com/international-journal-of-industrial-organization/awards/best-paper-award-2015/
  • IJIO Excellence in Reviewing Certificate 2015 
  • EARIE Young Economists' Essay Competition Award 2006
Submitted Papers:
  • Behaviour Based Price Discrimination under Advertising and Imperfectly Informed Consumers.
In progress:
  • A Survey on the Economics of Behaviour-Based Price Discrimination”.
  • Airport Competition in a Spatial Network (with Francisco Carballo-Cruz)
  • Screening Price Coordination in the Portuguese Fuel Market (with Miguel Portela and Pedro Gonçalves)
  • Competitive Targeted Advertising and poaching in product differentiated markets (with Sofia Cerqueira)
  • Price Discrimination with Incomplete Information about the Rival's Costs.

                  Financed Research Projects:

                  Ongoing:

                  Title: Behaviour-Based Price Discrimination in Multiproduct Markets

                  • Researchers: Rosa Branca Esteves (Principal Investigator), Andrew Rodhes (Toulouse University) and Carlo Reggiani (Manchester University)
                  • Consultant: Prof. Mark Armstrong 
                  • Funding: Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia (FCT),  14680 euros (Ref: EXP/IIM-ECO/1615/2013)
                  • Duration: 1 year (2014-03-01 a 2015-03-01)

                  Concluded:

                  Title: New Insights on the Economics of Customer Recognition and Behaviour-Based Price Discrimination


                  Title: Competition and Consumer Policy Issues in Media Markets


                  Referee for: 

                  European Economic Review, Rand Journal of Economics, Journal of Industrial Economics, Journal of the European Economic Association, International Journal of Industrial Organization, Journal of Economics and Management Strategy, Economic Journal, Information Economics and Policy, Portuguese Economic Journal.


                  Teaching:

                  • Advanced Microeconomics (PhD)
                  • Advanced Industrial Economics (PhD)
                  • Competition Policy (Master)
                  • Games and Strategic Behaviour (Undergraduate)
                  • Information, Markets and Strategies (Master)

                  Contacts:
                  • Email: rbranca@eeg.uminho.pt
                  • Tel: + 351 253601932
                  • Fax: +351253676375
                  • Mail address: Department of Economics, University of Minho, Campus de Gualtar, 4710 Braga, Portugal