I am economist and Assistant Professor at the Economics Department of the School of Economics and Mangement, University of Minho. I am also a member of the Economic Policies Research Unit (NIPE).
From 2013 to 2015 I was Vice-President of the School of Economics and Management and Executive Director of UMinho Exec, the executive education unit of the University of Minho.
I finished my PhD in Economics in 2007, at the European University Institute (EUI). I completed my Master studies at the University of Minho in 1999 and I graduated in 1994 at the University of Porto.