Isabel Medalho Pereira - CV

Some of my background...

- Year of Birth: 1973

- Citizenship: Portuguese

- Employment Positions: 

    2007 - present: Policy Specialist, Research Team,
    Human Development Report Office,
    United Nations Development Programme (NY headquarters)

    2007: Research fellow, Forestry Economics,
    MEDFOREX, European Forest Institute Regional Project Center (Barcelona
)

    2002 - 2006: Research and Teaching Assistant,
    Department of Economics and Economic History,
    School of Economics and Business Administration,
    Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona (Spain).
    Courses taught: Economics (Macro, Micro), Econometrics, Statistics,
    Mathematics.
 
    1998 - 2002: Full time Teacher and Research Assistant
    Department of Economics and Business,
    Universidade Catolica Portuguesa (Lisboa-Portugal).
    Courses taught: Economics (Macro, Micro), Industrial Economics,
    Econometrics, Statistics, Mathematics, Marketing Research.

    1996 - 1998: Technical and Commercial Manager,
    Bank-Insurance, BES Seguros

- Education:

     2007: Ph.D., Economic Analysis, IDEA Programme,
    Universitat
Autonoma de Barcelona

    2004: Master, Economic Analysis, IDEA Programme,
    Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona

    2004: Master, Economics, Programa Doutoramento e Mestrado,
    Faculdade de Economia, Universidade Nova de Lisboa

    1996: B.Sc. (Licenciatura), Economics,
    Universidade Nova de Lisboa

- Fellowships, Awards and Research Projects:

    2007: Young Economist Essay Award, EARIE 

    2007:  Fellowship from Forestry Technological Center
   of Catalonia, head researcher Dr. Marc Palahí

   2005 - 2007: Fellowship from Generalitat de Catalunya,
   "Grupo de Investigacion Consolidado",
   head researcher Professor David Perez-Castrillo

   2003 - 2005: Fellowship from Ministry of Education, Spain
   (BEC 2003-01132)

   2005: Collaboration with project "Innovation at Catalonia",
   CIDEM, head researcher Professor Isabel Busom

   2005: Collaboration with Association "Women in Economics",
   European Economic Association

   2002 - 2006: Fellowship from Fundação para Ciência e
   Tecnologia, Ministério de Educação, Portugal

- Selected Conferences:

    2009: Global Forum on Migration and Development 2009, Athens, Greece

    2009: Annual Simposium of the Swiss Network of International Studies,
      Bern, Switzerland

    2009: HDCA annual international conference, Peru,Lima

    2009: 3rd Annual meeting of INSIDE project, "Migration for Development",
     Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Spain

    2008: International Conference on "Environment,
    Forced Migration and Social Vulnerability",
    UN University, Bonn, Germany

    2008: 35th EARIE Conference, Toulouse University, France

    2008: 5th European Electricity Market, ISEL, Lisbon, Portugal

    2007: 34th EARIE conference, Universitat Valencia, Spain

   2007: Eforwood week, Zvolen, Slovak Republic

   2007: 2nd PhD Presentation Meeting, LSE, London 

   2006: XXXI Simposio de Analisis Economico, Oviedo, Spain

   2006: XXIX ASSET meeting,
   Universidade Catolica Portuguesa, Lisboa, Portugal

   2006: 33rd EARIE conference,
    Universiteit van Amsterdam, Netherlands

   2006: Economics of Education and Science,
    Steyr, Austria

    2006: Jamboree 2006, ENTER programme,
    Stockholm School of Economics, Swedeen     

    2005: Jamboree 2005, ENTER programme,
     Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium

    2004: International Conference "Economic Policies for the New Millenium",
     Universidade Coimbra, Portugal

- Selected Seminars: 

   2009: Western Union headquarters, MacArthur Foundation 

    2007: Universitat Illes Baleares, Universitat Rovira i Virgili,
    Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona

    2006: ISEG, Lisbon, Portugal

- Other Professional international outreach events: 

   Presentations to academia, governments, civil society, international agencies
     and media (list upon request).