The research group Theory & Methods has been gradually – and then formally – created in the 2008-2012 period, and includes theoretical and methodological research by cef.up members with a fundamental nature and thus useful for the analysis of a variety of economic problems, notably in fields pertaining to other cef.up groups. The Group covers two main fields: Theoretic Foundations (comprising economic theory and economic thought) and Measurement (comprising econometrics, scientometrics, and experimental economics).

The Research Director is Joana Resende, and the group has the following researchers:


Aurora Teixeira

Helena Szrek

Joana Resende

João Correia da Silva

Maria Margarida Mello

Mário Graça Moura

Mónica Dias

Natércia Fortuna


External Researchers

Doctorate Students

Ana Lia Gonçalves

Eduardo Costa

Filipa Mota

Francisco Nunes Pereira

Tânia Pinto