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João Martins

Thesis project: Essays on the Digitalization of Government
Advisors: Linda Gonçalves Veiga and Miguel Portela
Starting date: 22 January 2018


João Martins is an Invited Professor and a PhD student in Economics at the University of Minho. Since 2017, he is also affiliated to the United Nations University (UNU-EGOV). He holds a Master’s degree and a BA in Economics from the University of Minho. He has lectured the courses of International Monetary Economics, Macroeconomics II, Principles of Macroeconomics and Public Finance.
His main areas of interest are Public Economics, Political Economy, Macroeconomics and e-Government. He participated in research projects funded by entities such as the Fundação Francisco Manuel dos Santos and the European Social Fund. João has been a member of the programme committee of several conferences in the e-Government field, such as ICEGOV, DTGS, and EGOSE.



Areas of interest

Public Economics
Political Economy


Martins, J , & Veiga, L G (2022)

Digital government as a business facilitator

Information Economics and Policy, 60(100990) DOI
Martins, J , & Al-Shekaili, H (2021)

Internet and Online Governmental Services Use Divide: Evidence From Oman

Social Science Computer Review, 39(3), 469–480 DOI
Martins, J , & Veiga, L (2020)

Undergraduate students’ economic literacy, knowledge of the country’s economic performance and opinions regarding appropriate economic policies

International Journal of Education Economics and Development, 11(4), 351–369 DOI
Veiga, F , Veiga, L , Fernandes, B , & Martins, J (2017)

Limitação de Mandatos

Lisbon: Fundação Francisco Manuel dos Santos DOI