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Ana Paula Faria

Ph.D in Economics University of Nottingham


Ph.D. in Economics, University of Nottingham, United Kingdom, and Agregação in Economics from University of Minho. Master Degee in European Studies and her degree in International Relations from the University of Minho. She is currently the director of the bachelor in International Business and member of the Pedagogical Council. She has been member of the School Council and Deputy-Director of the Department of Economics. She has published in journals such as Research Policy, Industrial and Corportae Change, Journal of Technology Transfer, Economics of Innovation and New Technology, International Journal of Innovation Management, Growth and Change, Empirica, Economics Letters and Applied Economics. She was a visiting professor at the the University of California, Berkeley, U.S.A. Participated in various research projects, namely with InHolland University, The Netherlands, Binus Nusantara University at Jakarta, Indonesia, and Bank of Portugal.



Areas of interest

The production and diffusion of innovation across sectors/regions/countries
Industrial and innovation policy
Innovation and firm growth
Applied industrial economics/organization


Barbosa, N , & Faria, A P (2020)

The effect of entrepreneurial origin on firms’ performance: The case of Portuguese academic spinoffs

Industrial and Corporate Change, 29(1), 25–42 DOI
Faria, A P , Barbosa, N , & Bastos, J (2020)

Portuguese regional innovation systems efficiency in the European Union context

European Planning Studies, 28(8), 1599–1618 DOI
Barbosa, N , Faria, A P , & Eiriz, V (2014)

Industry-and firm-specific factors of innovation novelty

Industrial and Corporate Change, 23(3), 865–902 DOI
Barbosa, N , & Faria, A P (2011)

Innovation across Europe: How important are institutional differences?

Research Policy, 40(9), 1157–1169 DOI
Faria, A P , Fenn, P , & Bruce, A (2003)

A Count Data Model of Technology Adoption

Journal of Technology Transfer, 28(1), 63–79 DOI


Innovation Dynamics, Firms’ Strategies and Interactions

Funding: Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia

Duration: 2010-04-15 - 2013-10-14


Economia da Empresa Multinacional Licenciatura
Economia da Inovação Licenciatura
Economia do Conhecimento e da Inovação Mestrado
Princípios de Microeconomia Licenciatura
Projeto Multidisciplinar em Negócios Internacionais Licenciatura