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Name Alexandra Maria do Nascimento Ferreira Lopes
Department Department of Economics
Category Assistant Professor
Research group Economics
Last update 2015-01-09 15:11:21

Teaching and Research Interests

  • Open Economy Macroeconomics
  • Portuguese and International Economics
  • Economic Growth

Qualifications

Type Course Institution Year
Doctorate degree Economics Instituto Superior de Economia e Gestão - UTL 2007
Master degree Economics Faculdade de Economia - UNL 2002
Undergraduate degree Economics ISCTE-IUL - Instituto Superior Ciências Trabalho e da Empresa 1998

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Academic activities

Courses

"Economics for Managers (2nd Cycle)" (Coordinator)
"Portuguese and European Economics" (Coordinator)
"Macroeconomics"
"International Macroeconomics" (Coordinator)
"Research Seminar in Economics (12 Ects)" (Coordinator)

Supervisions

PhD Thesis

Marcelo Serra Santos, "Essays on Economic Development, Human Capital, Technology, and Inequality", Alexandra Maria do Nascimento Ferreira Lopes, PhD Thesis, Concluded, 2015

Master Thesis

Gonçalo André Martins Ribeiro, "Macroeconomic Determinants of International Currencies: Bond shares after the internationalization of the Renminbi ", Alexandra Maria do Nascimento Ferreira Lopes, Master Thesis, Concluded, 2016
João Pedro Gomes Calças da Costa Santos, "Dinâmicas Industriais do Franchising em Portugal ", Alexandra Maria do Nascimento Ferreira Lopes, Master Thesis, Concluded, 2016
Ruben João Fernandes Espanhol, "The Laffer Curve - An Empirical Estimation for Eurozone Member Countries", Alexandra Maria do Nascimento Ferreira Lopes, Master Thesis, Concluded, 2014
Maria Cândida da Costa de Sousa, "Proteccionismo Comercial e Comércio intra-industrial: uma comparação EUA-EU", Alexandra Maria do Nascimento Ferreira Lopes, Master Thesis, Concluded, 2012

Final Project

Joana Bárbara Monteiro Batista, "Unconventional Monetary Policies in the Eurozone and the Provision of Credit: An events study approach ", Alexandra Maria do Nascimento Ferreira Lopes, Final Project, Concluded, 2016
Yi Gan, "An Empirical Analysis of the Influence of Exchange Rate and Prices on Tourism Demand ", Alexandra Maria do Nascimento Ferreira Lopes, Final Project, Concluded, 2015
Irina Natacha Gomes de Melo, "Análise Regional e setorial de IDE em Portugal", Alexandra Maria do Nascimento Ferreira Lopes, Final Project, Concluded, 2012

Scientific Activities

Scientific Articles in International Journals

Sequeira, T. N., Santos, M. & Ferreira-Lopes, A. (2017). Income inequality, TFP, and human capital. Economic Record. 93 (300), 89-111, Ciência-IUL, Indexada (SCOPUS/ISI)
Duran, H. E. & Ferreira-Lopes, A. (2017). Determinants of co-movement and of lead and lag behavior of business cycles in the Eurozone. International Review of Applied Economics. 31 (2), 255-282, Ciência-IUL, Indexada (SCOPUS/ISI)
Martins, L. F., Gan, Y. & Ferreira-Lopes, A. (2017). An empirical analysis of the influence of macroeconomic determinants on World tourism demand. Tourism Management. 61, 248-260, Ciência-IUL, Indexada (SCOPUS/ISI)
Sequeira, T. N., Viegas, R. & Ferreira-Lopes, A. (2017). Income and religion: a heterogeneous panel data analysis. Review of Social Economy. 75, 139-158, Ciência-IUL, Indexada (SCOPUS)
Sequeira, T. N., Minas, T., Ferreira-Lopes, A. & Santos, M. (2017). Do large governments decrease happiness? New evidence of a negative effect in Europe. International Journal of Happiness and Development. 3 (3), 193-240, Ciência-IUL
Morgado, A., Sequeira, T. N., Santos, M., Ferreira-Lopes, A. & Balcão-Reis, A. (2016). Measuring labour mismatch in Europe. Social Indicators Research. 129 (1), 161-179, Ciência-IUL, Indexada (SCOPUS/ISI)
Veiga, J. L., Ferreira-Lopes, A. & Sequeira, T. N. (2016). Public debt, economic growth, and inflation in African economies. South African Journal of Economics. 84 (2), 294-322, Ciência-IUL, Indexada (SCOPUS/ISI)
Melo, I., Ferreira-Lopes, A. & Monteiro, H. (2015). Regional and sectoral foreign direct investment in Portugal since joining the European union: a dynamic portrait. Review of Urban and Regional Development Studies. 27 (3), 197-229, Ciência-IUL, Indexada (SCOPUS)
Ferreira-Lopes, A. (2014). The welfare cost of the EMU for transition countries. Prague Economic Papers. 4, 446-473, Ciência-IUL, Indexada (SCOPUS/ISI)
Gomes, O., Ferreira-Lopes, A. & Sequeira, T. N. (2014). Exponential discounting bias. Journal of Economics (Zeitschrift für Nationalökonomie). 113 (1), 31-57, Ciência-IUL, Indexada (SCOPUS/ISI)
Ferreira-Lopes, A. & Sequeira, T. N. (2014). The dynamics of the trade balance and the terms of trade in Central and Eastern European countries. Acta Oeconomica. 64 (1), 51-71, Ciência-IUL, Indexada (SCOPUS/ISI)
Sequeira, T. N., Ferreira-Lopes, A. & Gomes, O. (2014). A growth model with qualities, varieties, and human capital: stability and transitional dynamics. Studies in Nonlinear Dynamics and Econometrics. 18 (5), 543-555, Ciência-IUL, Indexada (SCOPUS/ISI)
Sequeira, T. N. & Ferreira-Lopes, A. (2014). Quantifying distortions from pollution in a R&D endogenous growth model. Estudios de Economía. 41 (1), 149-159, Ciência-IUL, Indexada (SCOPUS/ISI)
Silva, R. & Ferreira-Lopes, A. (2014). A regional development index for Portugal. Social Indicators Research. 118 (3), 1055-1085, Ciência-IUL, Indexada (SCOPUS/ISI)
Ferreira-Lopes, A., Sequeira, T. N. & Roseta-Palma, C. (2013). On the Effect of Technological Progress on Pollution: An Overlooked Distortion in Endogenous Growth. Oxford Economic Papers. 65 (2), 394-416, Ciência-IUL, Indexada (SCOPUS/ISI)
Sequeira, T. N. & Ferreira-Lopes, A. (2013). Social capital and investment in R&D: new externalities. Journal of Business Economics and Management. 14 (1), 77-97, Ciência-IUL, Indexada (SCOPUS/ISI)
Ferreira-Lopes, A. & Sequeira, T. N. (2012). Business cycles association in a small monetary union: the case of Switzerland. Spatial Economic Analysis. 7 (1), 9-30, Ciência-IUL, Indexada (SCOPUS/ISI)
Ferreira-Lopes, A., Roseta-Palma, C. & Sequeira, T. N. (2012). When Sociable Workers Pay Off: Can Firms Internalize Social Capital Externalities?. Structural Change and Economic Dynamics. 23 (2), 127-136, Ciência-IUL, Indexada (SCOPUS)
Sequeira, T. N. & Ferreira-Lopes, A. (2011). An endogenous growth model with human and social capital interactions. Review of Social Economy. 69 (4), 465-493, Ciência-IUL, Indexada (SCOPUS)
Ferreira-Lopes, A. & Pina, A. M. (2011). Business cycles, core and periphery in monetary unions: comparing Europe and North America. Open Economies Review. 22 (4), 565-592, Ciência-IUL, Indexada (SCOPUS/ISI)
Ferreira-Lopes, A. & Sequeira, T. N. (2011). Business cycles in reunified Germany: closer together or further apart?. Review of Urban and Regional Development Studies. 23 (2-3), 94-113, Ciência-IUL, Indexada (SCOPUS)
Roseta-Palma, C., Ferreira-Lopes, A. & Sequeira, T. N. (2010). Externalities in an endogenous growth model with social and natural capital. Ecological Economics. 69 (3), 603-612, Ciência-IUL, Indexada (SCOPUS/ISI)
Ferreira-Lopes, A. & Sequeira, T. N. (2010). Does a Federal Country Need Federal Transfers when it has Labor Mobility?. Regional Studies. 44 (9), 1117-1129, Ciência-IUL, Indexada (SCOPUS/ISI)
Ferreira-Lopes, A. (2010). In or Out? The Welfare Costs of EMU Membership. Economic Modelling . 27 (2), 585-594, Ciência-IUL, Indexada (SCOPUS/ISI)
Sequeira, T. N. & Ferreira-Lopes, A. (2010). On the welfare properties of the Lucas and Romer endogenous growth models. Economics Bulletin. 30 (3), 1-7, Ciência-IUL, Indexada (SCOPUS)
Sequeira, T. N. & Ferreira-Lopes, A. (2009). Should the federal government reallocate funds within federal transfers?. Public Finance Review. 37 (5), 596-612, Ciência-IUL, Indexada (SCOPUS)
Monteiro, H. & Ferreira-Lopes, A. (2007). A Benchmarking of the Undergraduate Economics Major in Europe and in the United States. International Review of Economics Education. 6 (2), 9-26, Ciência-IUL, Indexada (SCOPUS)
Monteiro, H. & Ferreira-Lopes, A. (2006). Os currículos portugueses comparados com os europeus. Cadernos de Economia. 76 (Julho), 54-63, Ciência-IUL

Working Papers

Hasan Engin Duran & Ferreira-Lopes, A. (2015). Determinants of Co-movement and of Lead and Lag Behavior of Business Cycles in the Eurozone . BRU-IUL Working Paper Series., Ciência-IUL
Marcelo Santos, Tiago Neves Sequeira & Ferreira-Lopes, A. (2014). Income Inequality and Technological Adoption. CEFAGE-UE Working Papers. 1-22, Ciência-IUL
António Morgado, Tiago Neves Sequeira, Marcelo Santos, Ferreira-Lopes, A. & A. Balcão-Reis (2014). Measuring Labour Mismatch in Europe. CEFAGE Working Paper. 1-31, Ciência-IUL
Irina Melo & Ferreira-Lopes, A. (2013). Regional and Sectoral Foreign Direct Investment in Portugal since Joining the EU: A Dynamic Portrait. GEE Papers Nr.0049., Ciência-IUL
Silva, Rita & Ferreira-Lopes, A. (2012). A Regional Human Development Index for Portugal. CEFAGE Working Paper 2012/05. 0-0, Ciência-IUL
Soares, H., T. N. Sequeira, Macias Marques, P., Orlando Manuel da Costa Gomes & Ferreira-Lopes, A. (2012). Social infrastructure and the preservation of physical capital: Equilibria and transitional dynamics. BRU-IUL Working Paper 12/04. 0-0, Ciência-IUL
Orlando Manuel da Costa Gomes, Ferreira-Lopes, A. & T. N. Sequeira (2012). Exponential Discounting Bias. BRU-IUL Working Paper 2012/05. 0-0, Ciência-IUL
T. N. Sequeira, Ferreira-Lopes, A. & Orlando Manuel da Costa Gomes (2012). A Growth Model with Qualities, Varieties, and Human Capital: Stability and Transitional Dynamics. CEFAGE Working Paper 2012(04. 0-0, Ciência-IUL
Monteiro, H. & Ferreira-Lopes, A. (2006). A Comparison of the Undergraduate Economics Major in Europe and in the United States. Working Paper n.º 2006/49. 1-24, Ciência-IUL
Monteiro, H. & Ferreira-Lopes, A. (2005). A Flexibilidade das Estruturas Curriculares Portuguesas Enquanto Implicação do Processo de Bolonha nas Licenciaturas em Economia: uma comparação com a Europa. Working Paper n.º 2005/47. 1-28, Ciência-IUL

Research Projects

National Government/ Organization contract research - Education Mismatches and Productivity Differences, INOVA - FEUNL, UBI, ISCTE - IUL, Membro participante, INOVA - FEUNL, PTDC/EGE-ECO/112499/2009, Abril/2011- Abril/2014
National Government/ Organization contract research - Externalities, Equilibriums, and Policy Lessons from Multi-Sector Models of Endogenous Growth, INOVA - FEUNL, UBI, ISCTE - IUL, Membro participante, INOVA - FEUNL, PTDC/EGE-ECO/102201/2008, Abril/2010 - Abril/2013
National Government/ Organization contract research - Heterogeneous Agents and Complexity in Optimal Monetary Policy, UNIDE-ISCTE, IST, Membro participante, UNIDE - ISCTE, POCTI/ECO/48628/2002, 2003-2006
National Government/ Organization contract research - Currency Competition: Leaders and Wars, ISCTE - IUL, Alexandra Ferreira-Lopes (PI), ISCTE - IUL, EXPL/IIM-ECO/0817/2013, 2014/2015

International Communications

Oral Presentation

Tiago Neves Sequeira, Tiago Minas & Ferreira-Lopes, A. (2014). Do Large Governments Decrease Happiness? . 46th Annual Conference Money, Macro, and Finance., Ciência-IUL
Soares, H., Tiago Neves Sequeira, Macias Marques, P., Gomes, O. & Ferreira-Lopes, A. (2013). Social Infrastructure and the Preservation of Physical Capital: Equilibria and Transitional Dynamics. 7th Annual Meeting of the Portuguese Economic Journal., Ciência-IUL
Soares, H., Tiago Neves Sequeira, Macias Marques, P., Gomes, O. & Ferreira-Lopes, A. (2012). Social infrastructure and the preservation of physical capital: Equilibria and transitional dynamics. 18th International Conference Computing in Economics and Finance., Ciência-IUL
Soares, H., Tiago Neves Sequeira, Macias Marques, P., Gomes, O. & Ferreira-Lopes, A. (2012). Social infrastructure and the preservation of physical capital: Equilibria and transitional dynamics. 44 Annual Conference Money, Macro and Finance., Ciência-IUL
Ferreira-Lopes, A. (2012). The Growth Dynamics of Human Interactions. 6th Annual Meeting of the Portuguese Economic Journal., Ciência-IUL
Ferreira-Lopes, A. (2011). Social Capital and Investement in R&D: New Externalities. ASSET Annual Meeting., Ciência-IUL
Ferreira-Lopes, A. (2011). When Sociable Workers Pay Off: The Connections between Corporate Social Responsibility and Economic Growth. 5th Annual Meeting of the Portuguese Economic Journal., Ciência-IUL
Ferreira-Lopes, A. (2010). Social Capital and Investment in R&D: New Externalities. 4th Meeting of the Portuguese Economic Journal., Ciência-IUL
Ferreira-Lopes, A. (2010). On the Effect of Technological Progress on Pollution: An Overlooked Distortion in Endogenous Growth. 25th Annual Meeting of the European Economic Association., Ciência-IUL
Ferreira-Lopes, A. (2008). Externalities in an endogenous growth model with social and natural capital. 2nd Meeting of the Portuguese Economic Journal., Ciência-IUL
Ferreira-Lopes, A. (2008). Business Cycles, Core and Periphery in Monetary Unions: Comparing Europe and North America. 15th World Congress of the International Economic Association., Ciência-IUL

National Communications

Invited

Soares, H., Tiago Neves Sequeira, Macias Marques, P., Gomes, O. & Ferreira-Lopes, A. (2013). Social Infrastructure and the Preservation of Physical Capital: Equilibria and Transitional Dynamics. Seminário do CEFAGE - UE ., Ciência-IUL

Oral Presentation

Monteiro, H. & Ferreira-Lopes, A. (2005). A flexibilidade das estruturas curriculares enquanto implicação do processo de Bolonha: uma comparação com a Europa. 1.º Congresso Nacional dos Economistas, organizado pela Ordem dos Economistas., Ciência-IUL

Organization and Coordination Events

Member of the Local Organizing Committee of SPIE (Portuguese Society for Research in Economics), ISCTE, Lisbon, 8 and 9 of October 2004. (2004) , Membro de comissão organizadora de evento científico (International)

Other Activities

Academic Management Positions

Membro do Conselho Geral (2017/2021)

Awards

Unysis Research Award, best M.A. student in the field of Econometrics, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, 2001. - 2001
Scientific Awards (ISCTE - IUL) - 2015
Best Paper Award (sponsored by John P. Rust, Georgetown University) - 3rd place in the 15th Eurasia Business and Economics Society (EBES) Conference, Lisbon, January 8-10, 2015, with the paper 'Income Inequality, TFP, and Human Capital', with Tiago Sequei - 2015 (International)

Professional Associations

National Portuguese Economist Professional Body (Ordem dos Economistas) (1999/2015)
Euro Area Business Cycle Network (EABCN) (2003/2015)