20 Years Doctoral Programme in Economics Workshop


  4TH OCTOBER 2018

ROOM 631


9:30 – 9:45 Opening Session


José Varejão, Director, FEP, U.Porto

Nuno Sousa Pereira, CEF.UP Director, FEP, U.Porto

Elvira Silva, Director of the Doctoral Programme in Economics, FEP U.Porto



9:45 – 10.45 Keynote Lecture by Pedro Portugal (Banco de Portugal and NOVA SBE)

"The Distribution of Wages in Portugal: Trends, Determinants, and Revelations”


10:45 – 11:15 Coffee break


11:15 – 13:00 Alumni Presentations


Paper 1: "Agglomeration and Industry Spillover Effects in the Aftermath of a Credit Crunch", Joana Rocha, Millennium BCP (joint work with José Jorge)


Paper 2: "The Aging-Inflation Puzzle: on the Interplay between Aging, Inflation and Pension Systems", Duarte Leite, Max Planck Institute (joint work with Klaus Haertl)


Paper 3: “The Yield Curve and the Stock Market: Mind the Long Run”, Fábio Verona, Bank of Finland (joint work with Gonçalo Faria).



13:00 – 14:30 Lunch


14:30 – 15.30 Keynote Lecture by Ricardo Reis (London School of Economics)

"The New Conventional Central Bank”


15:30 – 16.00 Coffee break


16.00 – 17.30 Round Table

"Research in Economics: New Directions and Future Agenda"


Elvira Silva, FEP, U. Porto (Moderator)

Nuno Sousa Pereira, FEP, U. Porto

Paulo Guimarães, Banco de Portugal and FEP, U. Porto

Pedro Portugal, Banco de Portugal and NOVA SBE

Ricardo Reis, London School of Economics





“Cef.Up has been financed by Portuguese Public Funds through FCT (Fundação para a Ciência  e a Tecnologia)  and by the European Regional Development Fund through COMPETE 2020 – Programa Operacional Competitividade e Internacionalização (POCI)  – in the framework of the project  POCI-01-0145-FEDER-006890”.