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Luís Aguiar-Conraria

Ph.D in Economics Cornell University

About

Full Professor at the University of Minho, Ph.D. in Economics (Cornell University), MSc in Economics (University of Porto), and Licentiate in Economics (University of Coimbra).
In the past, he has been the director of the Economics Department and Vice-president for Internationalization and Research in the School of Economics and Management.
In 2011, he received the Gulbenkian Prize for Social Sciences Internationalization. In 2010 and 2013 he received the EEG/UMinho’s Prize for excellence in research He has received several grants from FCT. Currently, he has a 3-year grant about voting rules and electoral distortions – €95 000.

 

 

Areas of interest

Macroeconomics
Portuguese Economy
Political Economy
Wavelet Analysis Carbon Markets

Publications

Aguiar-Conraria, L , Magalhães, P C , & Vanberg, C A (2016)

Experimental evidence that quorum rules discourage turnout and promote election boycotts

Experimental Economics, 19(4), 886–909 DOI
Alexandre, F , Aguiar-Conraria, L , & Bação, P (2016)

Crise e Castigo - Os desequilíbrios e o resgate da economia portuguesa

Fundação Francisco Manuel dos Santos DOI
Aguiar-Conraria, L , & Soares, M J (2014)

The continuous wavelet transform: Moving beyond uni- and bivariate analysis

Journal of Economic Surveys, 28(2), 344–375 DOI
Aguiar-Conraria, L , Magalhães, P C , & Soares, M J (2012)

Cycles in Politics: Wavelet Analysis of Political Time Series

American Journal of Political Science, 56(2), 500–518 DOI
Aguiar-Conraria, L , & Wen, Y (2007)

Understanding the large negative impact of oil shocks

Journal of Money, Credit and Banking, 39(4), 925–944 DOI

Projects

CLICTOUR - Climate change resilient tourism in protected areas of Northern Portugal

Funding: Comissão de Coordenação e Desenvolvimento Regional do Norte | CCDR-N

Duration: 2021-05-01 - 2023-04-30

It's All About Productivity: contributions to the understanding of the sluggish performance of the Portuguese economy

Funding: Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia

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

Voting rules and electoral biases

Funding: Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia

Duration: 2016-05-01 - 2019-12-31

Financial Literacy

Funding: European Investment Bank

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

POPSTAR - Public Opinion and Sentiment Tracking, Analysis and Research

Funding: Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia

Duration: 2012-07-01 - 2014-12-31

1986-2010: The Portuguese Economy in the European Union

Funding: Universidade do Minho

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

Monetary policy and asset prices in regime-switching economies

Funding: Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia

Duration: 2010-01-01 - 2012-06-30

Teaching

Economia dos Mercados Licenciatura
Economia Monetária e Financeira Internacional Mestrado
Filtros e Ôndulas em Economia Doutoramento
Jogos e Comportamento Estratégico Licenciatura
Metodologia e Proposta de Investigação em Economia Mestrado
Políticas Macroeconómicas Mestrado

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