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Carla Sá

Ph.D in Economics Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam/ Tinbergen Institute

About

Carla Sá is Assistant Professor at the Department of Economics, University of Minho, and researcher at NIPE (Economic Policies Research Unit) and CIPES (Centre for Research in Higher Education Policies). She holds a PhD in Economics from the Tinbergen Institute/Vrij Universiteit Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Her general research interests are in the intersection of economics of education and spatial economics, with particular emphasis on student decision-making process. Her research has been published in Regional Studies, Spatial Economics Analysis, CESifo Economic Studies, Higher Education, Studies in Higher Educationa and European Journal of Education. She has been involved in research projects funded by the FCT (National Science Foundation), A3ES (Agency for Assessment and Accreditation of Higher Education) and FFMS (Francisco Manuel dos Santos Fundation). She has served as consultant for the Portuguese Ministry of Labour and Social Solidarity and the ILO (Int. Labour Organization).

 

 

Areas of interest

Economics of Education
Labour Economics
Applied Econometrics

Publications

Biscaia, R , Sá, C , & Teixeira, P N (2021)

The (In)effectiveness of regulatory policies in higher education—The case of access policy in Portugal

Economic Analysis and Policy, 72, 176–185 DOI
Valente, M , Sá, C , Soares, N , & Sousa, S (2021)

Exploring the consistency of ethical perceptions by business and economics higher education students: Looking from academia towards the corporate world

International Journal of Management Education, 19(2), 100499 DOI
Pinto, L M C , Sá, C , Soares, N , Sousa, S , & Valente, M (2020)

The case for academic hazing as a rational choice: An economic approach

Economic Analysis and Policy, 66, 51–62 DOI
Lourenço, D , & Sá, C (2022)

Estimating the effect of distance on the migration of higher education candidates

The BE Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy DOI
Pelegrini, T , Sá, C , & França, M T A (2022)

Factors associated with the mobility of college students in Brazil: an analysis using a gravity model

Higher Education, 1-21 DOI

Projects

Funding: Fundação Belmiro de Azevedo

Duration: 2020-01-02 - 2021-07-31

Funding: Conselho Geral da Universidade do Minho

Duration: 2019-11-04 - 2020-11-30

É tudo sobre produtividade: contribuições para a compreensão da estagnação da economia portuguesa

Funding: Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia

Duration: 2018-10-01 - 2022-09-30

S4F - Competências de Futuro? O Valor e a eficácia de um Ensino Superior Baseado em Competências

Funding: Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia

Duration: 2018-09-01 - 2022-08-31

Funding: Fundação Belmiro de Azevedo

Duration: 2016-10-14 - 2019-10-14

Funding: A3ES - Agência de Acreditação e Avaliação do Ensino Superior

Duration: 2015-12-01 - 2017-10-31

Retornos económicos e não económicos do ensino superior

Funding: Fundação Francisco Manuel dos Santos

Duration: 2015-09-01 - 2017-08-31

Mobility patters of higher education students

Funding: A3ES - Agência de Acreditação e Avaliação do Ensino Superior

Duration: 2014-11-25 - 2016-11-20

Funding: Programa Operacional de Apoio Técnico do Fundo Social Europeu

Duration: 2013-01-01 - 2014-12-31

Financial Literacy

Funding: European Investment Bank

Duration: 2013-01-01 - 2015-12-31

Education/training and the labor market: education returns

Funding: Programa Operacional de Apoio Técnico do Fundo Social Europeu

Duration: 2012-12-31 - 2014-07-31

Economics and Education in Portugal: why and for whom?

Funding: Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia

Duration: 2012-02-01 - 2015-01-31

1986-2010: The Portuguese Economy in the European Union

Funding: Universidade do Minho

Duration: 2010-04-01 - 2014-05-07

Teaching

Cálculo para a Economia e Gestão Licenciatura
Projeto em Economia Aplicada Licenciatura

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