Francisco specializes on the history of economic thought and methodology (with a particular emphasis on capital theory and business cycles), political economy and economics of education.
He holds a PhD in Economics from the University of Porto. In 2017, he was a visiting PhD student at the Faculty of Economics, University of Cambridge, where he was part of the Cambridge Social Ontology Group.
Since 2016, he has occasionally lectured at FEP. Following the completion of his PhD, he joined CIPES – Centro de Investigação em Políticas do Ensino Superior – where he contributed to a research project on inequalities in the Portuguese higher education system.
Before joining CEF.UP he served as an Assistant Professor at Universidade Portucalense Infante D. Henrique.
At present, his primary focus revolves around the political economy of monetary institutions, the nature and role of economists’ preconceptions in economic science as well as some other topics in the history of economics. This includes innovative methods for studying the history of science.
Political economy, History of Economic Thought, Macroeconomics, and Economics of Education.
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