Sandra Silva

University of Porto, School of Economics and Management and Cef.Up

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Sandra Tavares da Silva is Professor at Faculdade de Economia da Universidade do Porto (FEP) and an associated researcher at CEF.UP – Center for Economics and Finance. She holds a MA and a PhD, both in Economics, from FEP. She has published a pedagogical book on macroeconomics, some book chapters and several articles related to evolutionary economics, agent-based modelling and labour market, innovation and economic growth, inequality and economic development, published in international journals such as Australian Economic Papers, Economic Modelling, Journal of Business Economics and Management, Journal of Economic Surveys, Journal of Evolutionary Economics, Journal of Economic Interaction and Coordination, Metroeconomica, Science and Public Policy, The Journal of Development Studies, The Singapore Economic Review, World Development, Macroeconomic Dynamics, etc.. She has been teaching several courses at FEP, for example, Macroeconomics (Undergraduate Economics, Master in Economics and Doctoral Programme in Economics), Development Economics (Master in Economics), Economic Growth (Undergraduate Economics), and Theories and Systems of Innovation (Master in Innovation Economics and Management).

She is currently appointed as Executive Manager, at the Managing Authority of the INTERREG-B Atlantic Area programme.




Economic growth, poverty and inequality, evolutionary economics, innovation, agent-based modelling.





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