Sofia Teives Henriques is an Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Economics, University of Porto. She is an economist (ISCTE – University Institute of Lisbon, 2001), holding a master in Economics, Energy and Environmental Policies from ISEG, University of Lisbon (2006) and a PhD (2011) from School of Economics and Management at Lund University. Before joining the University of Porto, she conducted postdoctoral research at the Department of Business Economics at the University of Southern Denmark (2012-2014), was a researcher at Lund University (2015-2020) and a visiting scholar at the University of Cambridge (2016), Rachel Carson Center in Munich (2017) and University Paris Diderot (2018). Her main interests lie in the intersection between energy and natural resources, technological change, long-term economic growth and environmental sustainability. One main research area deals with Portuguese and European long-term economic development, with a focus on industrialization and the role of energy and technological adoption as a driver of economic growth. A second research topic investigates how different socio-economic drivers and energy and climate policies impact the sustainability of energy systems over space and time. She has published several articles in international journals such as Economic History Review, European Review of Economic History, Energy Policy and Ecological Economics, taught bachelor and master courses and supervised several master theses on economic history, energy, innovation, and sustainability topics.
Economic History, Energy Economics, Sustainability Transitions
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