Bachelor (BSc)


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6 Years
06 Apr 2020
Accreditation DGES
Initial registry R/A-Ef 1028/2011 de 18-03-2011
Update registry R/A-Ef 1028/2011/AL01 de 12-01-2021
Lectured in Portuguese
Teaching Type In person

Faculty for (2023/2024)

Computation for Economists
Alessandro Marinho Pinheiro was born in Rio de Janeiro in 1973, currently resides in Queluz, does a doctorate in Information Sciences and Technologies (expected to finish on 05/2023), is Master in Business Management (2014), Marketing Specialist (2005) and Degree in Business Management (2003). He was a Professor of Higher Education in Brazil for fifteen years (until June 2018), currently dedicating himself to the academic improvement in the doctoral program in CTI (Science and Information Technology) at ISCTE-IUL.
Portuguese and European Economics
Alexandra Ferreira-Lopes is an Associate Professor at ISCTE, Instituto Universitário de Lisboa (ISCTE - IUL), at the ISCTE Business School (IBS) and she is affiliated with the Business Research Unit (BRU-IUL) of ISCTE - IUL. She earned her PhD in Economics from the Lisbon School of Economics and Management of the University of Lisbon (ISEG - UL, Lisbon, Portugal). She is the author of articles about Open Macroeconomics, Business Cycles, Endogenous Growth Theory, and Empirical Economics, published in international peer-reviewed journals such as Ecological Economics, Economic Modelling, Open Economies Review, Oxford Economic Papers, Public Finance Review, Regional Studies, and Tourism Management. She was the sub-director of BRU-IUL between February 2014 and August 2016 and the director of the Msc. in Economics between July 2019 and June 2021.
Work and Organizational Psychology
Economic Sociology
Fundamentals of Management
Introduction to Economics
Ana Costa is a professor at ISCTE – Lisbon University Institute (Political Economy Department of the School of Social Sciences) and researcher at DINAMIA’CET (Research Centre for Socioeconomic Change and the Territory). She graduated in Economics and concluded a Master in Development and International Cooperation at ISEG and a PhD in Economics at ISCTE. She is subdirector of DINÂMIA’CET. She is also member of the Observatory about Crisis and Alternatives (Centre for Social Studies - University of Coimbra), in collaboration with the International Labour Organisation (ILO). Research Interests: Political economy of austerity; Theoretical and epistemological foundations of the crisis of 2007-2008 and of the public policies to deal with the crisis; Values, (in)commensurability of value and valuation; Individual and collective decision making in context of moral difficulty; Institutional economics.
Econometrics I
Fundamentals of Finance
Portuguese and European Economics
Carlos Coimbra is currently an Invited Associate Professor at the Department of Economics at ISCTE and Consultant to the Board of Directors of Banco de Portugal. Graduated in Economics from ISEG (1983), took Pedagogical Aptitude and Scientific Capacity Tests at ISCTE (1993). He was a member of the Board of Directors of the National Statistics Institute (2012-2022) and Director of its Department of National Accounts (2007-2011). Previously, he was Deputy Director of the Statistics Department of the Bank of Portugal (2004 and 2007) and coordinator of the Portuguese economy area of ​​the Economic Research Department of the Bank of Portugal (2001-2004). In 2000, he coordinated the Mission Team of the Ministry of Finance of the Portuguese Presidency of the European Union, and the representation of the country in the Economic and Financial Committee, having been distinguished with praise by the Minister of Finance. From 1998 to 2000, he was Economic Advisor to the Prime Minister, with responsibilities for monitoring the economic situation and providing technical support for the negotiation of Agenda 2000, having earned the praise of the Prime Minister in this respect. From 1995 to 1998, he coordinated the short term economic analysis unit at the economic research department of the Bank of Portugal. From 1991 to 1995 he was coordinator of the core of quarterly national accounts at the Study Office at INE. Between 1985 and 1991, he was an Economist at the Studies Office of the General Confederation of Portuguese Workers and, between 1983 and 1985, he was technical advisor to trade union associations for the collective negotiation of Company Agreements in the communications and audiovisual sectors. He is the author of several studies on economic policy and the Portuguese economy.
Microeconomics I
Public Finance and Economics | Monetary Economics
Labour and Human Resource Economics
Competitiveness Policies
Economics of Industrial Organization | Microeconomics II
Macroeconomics II
João Madeira is an Assistant Professor at ISCTE-IUL. He obtained his PhD in 2008 at Boston University and worked afterwards at the University of Exeter and the University of York. He is a macroeconomist whose research focuses on the sources of business cycle fluctuations and in particular the role played by labour market rigidities. He currently works on understanding better inflation expectations and how disagreement in monetary policy committees arises and impacts the economy.
Development Economics
Econometrics I
Joaquim J.S. Ramalho graduated in Economics from the University of Evora in 1993 and received a masters degree in Mathematics Applied to Economics and Management from the Technical University of Lisbon (ISEG-UTL) in 1996. In 2002, he completed his PhD in Economics at the University of Bristol. Since 2016, he is Professor at ISCTE-IUL (Dep. Economics) and before that he taught at the University of Evora for 23 years. His research focuses on theoretical and applied microeconometrics, and he has published in a variety of academic journals, including the Journal of Econometrics, Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, Econometric Reviews, Computational Statistics and Data Analysis and International Journal of Industrial Organization.
Management Accounting I
Jonas Oliveira holds a PhD in Accounting from the School of Economics and Management, University of Minho, Portugal. He is an Assistant Professor of Accounting at ISCTE-IUL Business School, Lisbon. He has previously worked at the University of Aveiro as Adjunct Professor of Accounting. His research interests are corporate risk reporting, enterprise risk management, corporate governance mechanisms, impression management strategies used in corporate reporting, sustainability and integrated reporting. He publishes academic articles regularly in some internationally well-recognized journals such as the Managerial Auditing Journal, Meditari Accountancy Research, Australian Accounting Review, Corporate Communications: an International Journal, European Business Review, and Journal of Risk. 
Financial Accounting I
Econometrics II
Luis F. Martins (1973) is Associate Professor with "Agregação" of Economics at ISCTE - Instituto Universitário de Lisboa, since 1998. Previously he has been Junior Assistant of Quantitative Methods at the University of Algarve (1996-1998). He studied economics and econometrics at ISEG-UL, (Licenciatura in Economics, 1995; M.S. in Mathematical Modeling for Economics and Management, 1998) and economics at the Pennsylvania State University (PhD in economics, 2005). His research focus on econometrics and applied macroeconomics and applied finance and he has published a number of articles in refereed journals including Econometric Theory, Econometrics Journal, Computational Statistics and Data Analysis, Journal of Money, Credit and Banking, Tourism Management, Econometric Reviews, Journal of Time Series Analysis, Quantitative Finance, European Financial Management, and Empirical Economics. He was a member of the LOC of the 2017 Annual Congress of the EEA/ESEM held in Lisbon 2017 (UL and ISCTE-IUL). He was co-director of the PhD program in economics (February 2019 - September 2021). More at the personal webpage:
Macroeconomics II
Luís Clemente-Casinhas holds a BSc in Management from Nova School of Business and Economics. He completed his MSc in Economics and PhD in the same field (with financial support from FCT) at ISCTE-IUL. During his time at ISCTE, he worked as a Monitor for the Undergraduate course in Microeconomics II and provided academic support for the MSc in Economics. Since 2019, he has been an Invited Teaching Assistant in the Economics Department. Luís is certified as a Microsoft Office Excel (2013) Specialist, and he received the Nova Excellency Award in 2014 and the IBS TOP Master distinction in 2018.
Development Economics | Contemporary Economic Issues
Luís Mah is an assistant professor in Development Studies at the Department of Political Economy at ISCTE-University Institute of Lisbon. Between 2015-2022, he lectured at the Master in International Development and Cooperation and the PhD in Development Studies at ISEG-Lisbon School of Economics and Management/University of Lisbon. He has been working for almost 19 years with civil society actors and formerly led the United Nations Millennium Campaign (UNMC) in Portugal. He is particularly interested on the global implications of the (re)emergence of Asia and the international development cooperation of the European Union. He holds a PhD in Development Studies from LSE-London School of Economics and Political Science (London,2004), a MA in Political Science from Yonsei University (Seoul, 1996) and a Licenciate in Social Communication by Nova University Lisbon.
Technical Report Writing
Margarida Estêvão has a degree in Political Science and International Relations from the Universidade NOVA de Lisboa (2020) and a Master's degree in Sociology from Iscte - Instituto Universitário de Lisboa (2022). Currently a PhD student in Sociology at the same institution, she's developing her thesis project "Becoming a politician? Individual trajectories towards professional politics at local level" as part of a research grant funded by the FCT and within the framework of CIES-IUL's Methodological Innovation Laboratory. She has also collaborated in other research projects and academic and scientific activities. She is interested in the themes of Politics, State, Power, Social Inequalities, Social Trajectories, Social Classes, Youth and Generational Issues, and Quantitative and Qualitative Research Methods.
Mathematics I | Mathematics II
Mathematics I | Mathematics II
Marina Alexandra Pedro Andrade is an Assistant Professor at Department of Mathematic, ISCTE-IUL Lisbon, Portugal. She has a PhD in Statistics and Data Analysis, an MSc in Probability and Statistics and graduated Applied Mathematics- Probability and Statistics. She is a Researcher at ISTAR – IUL (Information Sciences, Technologies and Architecture Research Center – University Institute of Lisbon) and has authored or co-authored several technical papers and reports.
Microeconomics II
Microeconomics I
Nadia Simoes holds a PhD in Economics and a Master degree in Economics from ISEG (Universidade de Lisboa). Started to teach in the Economics Department of ISCTE - Instituto Universitário de Lisboa in 2002. Director of the Bachelor Degree in Economics (Iscte - Instituto Universitário de Lisboa). Former Director of the Master in Business Economics and Competition for nine editions of the programme. Researcher of the Economics Group of the Business Research Unit (BRU-IUL). She has published paper articles in several journals such as Economics Letters, Journal of Economic Surveys, Empirical Economics, Acta Oeconomica, International Review of Applied Economics, Telecommunications Policy, Panoeconomicus, International Journal of Social Economics, Economics Bulletin, among others. Associate Editor of the journal International Journal of Education Economics and Development (SCOPUS Q4) and Editor of the journal Cogent Economics & Finance (SCOPUS Q3). Member of the Editorial Board of the following journals: Entrepreneurship and Sustainability Issues (SCOPUS Q1); Journal of Entrepreneurship Education (SCOPUS Q2); Panoeconomicus (SCOPUS Q2); Journal of Entrepreneurship in Emerging Economies (SCOPUS Q2); Academy of Entrepreneurship Journal (SCOPUS Q3); the International Journal of Entrepreneurship (SCOPUS Q3); and Revista Galega de Economia (SCOPUS Q4). NEP Editor for the area of Education (nep-edu). Member of the Editorial Board of the European Training Foundation (European Union). She has participated in several research national and international research projects financed by public institutions (including two projects funded by FCT and a project funded by the Ministry of Employment).  Expert for different national and international institutions such as the EUROPEAN EMPLOYMENT OBSERVATORY (EUROPEAN COMMISSION), INTERNATIONAL LABOUR ORGANIZATION , CEDEFOP, EUROFOUND, EUROPEAN CENTRE OF EXPERTISE, PORTUGUESE LABOUR MINISTRY, and PORTUGUESE MINISTRY OF EDUCATION.
Financial Accounting I
Economic and Social History
Professor at Lisbon University Institute, Nuno Luis Madureira works currently in the areas of economic history, contemporary history of energy and environmental history. Visiting scholar at University of Harvard and visiting scholar at University of Berkeley, USA; member of the permanent pool of referees of the European Science Foundation (2006-2013) and of the College of Reviewers of the European Science Foundation (2016-2023). Consultant of the  NWO -Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research.  Member of ISCTE's General Board. Coordinator of several collective research projects. Author of thirteen Books, the last of which, "Key concepts in energy: technology, economy and History", Springer, was published in 2014. Author of academic articles published in the following journals: Frontiers in Energy Research;  Energy Policy; Environment and History;  Technology & Culture;  Business History; Business History Review;  Journal of the Philosophy of History;  Journal of Global History;  Revista Brasileira de Politica Internacional;  Contemporary European History; European Review of History- Revue Europeenne d'Histoire;  Journal of Contemporary History;  Política y Sociedad and LLul. Short articles can also be found in several International Encyclopedias and web sites. N.L. Madureira speaks fluently French and English.
International Economics
Nuno Crespo holds a PhD in Economics and a Master degree in International Economics. He is the Director of the Master in Business Economics and Competition. In the most recent years, Nuno Crespo was Vice-Rector of ISCTE-IUL and assumed several other positions such as Director of the Department of Economics, Scientific Commission of the Department of Economics, and the coordenation of courses (Master in Portuguese Economy and International Integration and Master in Health Services Management). Researcher at Business Research Unit (BRU-IUL), he has several publications in scientific journals such as World Economy, World Development, Economics Letters, Review of World Economics, Journal of Common Market Studies, Journal of Economic Surveys, Empirical Economics, Papers in Regional Science, Tourism Analysis, Journal of Economics and Social Measurement, Telecommunications Policy, Journal of Informetrics, Scientometrics, International Review of Applied Economics, International Journal of Social Economics. Publications of books and book chapters in his areas of expertise. He is Co-Editor-in-Chief of the Academy of Entrepreneurship Journal and member of the editorial board of several international scientific journals (European Journal of International Management, International Journal of Trade and Global Markets, International Journal of Knowledge and Learning, Sustainability, and Tourism Analysis, among others). Editor of the MPRA. Member of the International Economics Advisory Board of the Cambridge Scholars Publishing. Global Partner of the National Economic Education Delegation (NEED). Member of the Advisory Council of A3ES.
Patrícia A. Filipe is an Associate Professor at ISCTE-Instituto Universitário de Lisboa, where she teaches courses in the area of Probability and Statistics. Her main research area is statistical modeling, in particular, it focuses on the study of dynamic models of individual growth, statistical models applied to health data and, more recently, analytical methods in Big Data. She has participated in research projects, and in the dissemination of the work developed in national and international scientific meetings, with the publication of several scientific papers.
Introduction to Economics
Paulo Marques is Associate Professor in the Department of Political Economy, Iscte. He is researcher at DINÂMIA'CET-Iscte. He currently coordinates the Youth Employment Observatory and the SOLID-JOB research project (both financed by FCT). His PhD thesis was developed in the field of political economy and was entitled: "Young People and Labour Market Segmentation in Europe: An Institutionalist Perspective". He contributes to the field of Comparative Political Economy and studies topics such as labour market segmentation and labour market policies. His PhD thesis received two awards: António Simões Lopes Prize, awarded by the Portuguese Economics Association (Best PhD in 2016), and Manuel Lopes Prize, awarded by the Portuguese Employment Services (IEFP).  His master dissertation received two awards: Jacques Delors Prize, awarded by the European Information Centre Jacques Delors; and the Silva Leal Prize (honourable mention), awarded by the Portuguese State Secretariat for Social Security and ISCTE. An article he published together with Isabel Salavisa in the Socio-Economic Review received the António Dornelas Prize, awarded by the Portuguese Ministry of Labour. Paulo Marques has published scientific articles in journals such as the Socio-Economic Review, Comparative European Politics, and European Journal of Industrial Relations.
Mathematics I
Financial Accounting I
PhD in Management, Master in Business Sciences, Degree in Management by Iscte - University Institute of Lisbon (Iscte) and Bachelor of Accounting at ISCAC Coimbra Business School. Assistant Professor at ISCTE, where he teaches in Undergraduate, Masters and Executives Masters and has coordinated various courses. Executive Director of the Executive Master in Corporate Reporting of INDEG/ISCTE. Received a teaching award (2014). Was member of the Pedagogical Committee (1st cycle degree) and year coordinator in 1st cycle degree. Was CEO of Overgest/ISCTE - Management and Finance Specialization Center and Director of several Executive Masters, Postgraduate Programs, Specialization Courses and Programs for Executives. Was Senior Partner of Paradigma Consulting, SA, Senior Consultant at SE.MAR.TE Consulting, Consulting Supervisor at BDO International, Deputy Director Financial MAP-Plastics (current Map-Key Plastics, SA) and Chartered Accountant of several companies. Was member of the Students' Union Board and a member of Scientific Council (representing the students) of ISCA Coimbra Business School. He is co-author of books in the accounting field, articles and communications to scientific conferences.
Contemporary Economic Issues
Financial Accounting I
Fundamentals of Management
Pedro is a co-Diretor of ISCTE Executive Education's Executive MBA. He is an Integrated Member of the Business Research Unit (BRU-IUL) of the University Institute of Lisbon (ISCTE-IUL), having already authored 3 books and published several articles in top journals, like the Harvard Business Review.  His main areas of interest are General Management, Stakeholders' Management and Negotiation, and Corporate Governance. Pedro has significant management experience, holding positions in various corporate bodies of large companies, as well as academic management positions. Pedro has high teaching experience at various levels of education, with very good performance evaluations.
Economic Law
First as Lawyer and after as jurisconsult Pedro Quartin Graça has large experience on providing preemptive legal support in legal areas as advertising law, corporate law and law of the sea. He is a consultant in Corporate and Company Law, Environmental Law and Law of the Sea as well as in Advertising, Consumer and Intellectual Property Law. Assistant Professor at ISCTE - IUL (Portugal) and former President of the 1st Section of the Jury of Ethics of the Advertising Selfregulation (former ICAP - Portugal). Pedro Quartin Graça has a large number of books and academic publications in Portuguese, German and Chinese concerning advertising law, law of the sea, european law and consumer law. Pedro Quartin Graça has a wide international experience, namely concerning the relations with Africa, Asia and Central America countries. He teached law at the Chinese Academy of Governance (former China National School of Administration - CNSA), China - Europe Public Administration Project, People's Republic of China, at the Global Distance Learning Network of World Bank for East Timor and at the ProPALOP-TL ISC PNUD postgraduation in Angola. From 2005 until 2009 he served as a Member of the Parliament of Portugal (10th parliamentary term). He was also a member of the Committee on Constitutional Affairs, Rights, Freedoms and Guarantee; of the Committee on Social Security and Labour; of the Sub-Committee on Internal Security; of the Sub-Committee on Media and Fundamental Rights and of the Sub-Committee on Equal Opportunities. Member of the Portuguese national delegation into the 97th Session of the International Labour Conference - International Labour Organization, Genève, Switzerland. Member of the Technical and Scientific Committee in order to monitor the application of the Selvagens islands to the UNESCO World Heritage Site, since September 2016. Member of the Review and Advisory Board for the preparation of the Proposal of Major Options for the National Maritime Strategy until 2030 (2023) Chief Editor of REM - Revista de Estudos do Mar. Editor of Editor Program. Member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of the Master´s degree in Law of the Catholic University of Brasília, Brazil. External expert responsible for EQAVET verification processes, from the National Association for Qualification and Vocational Education. I.P., Ministry of Education and Science President and member of the External Assessment Committee of A 3 ES - Higher Education Assessment and Accreditation Agency Member of the International Relations Commission of the Geographical Society of Lisbon
Econometrics I | Macroeconomics I
Computation for Economists
Ricardo Dias, Guest Assistant at ISCTE, is a PhD student in Information Sciences and Technologies. His main research interests include Computer Systems, New Technologies and Teaching Methods and Models adapted to the new school reality. He has published in areas related to Education (e.g., Journal of Educational & Social Research, 4th International Conference on Humanities and Social Sciences, 3rd International Conference on Human and Social Sciences). Ricardo has a Degree in Basic Education Teachers, 2nd Cycle variant (ISCE), a Master's in Pedagogical Supervision (ISEC) and is in the second year of his PhD in Information Sciences and Technologies (ISCTE-IUL). He is a Teacher at the José Afonso School Group, in Loures and Municipal Education Councilor, in the same municipality.
Public Finance and Economics
Ricardo Barradas is Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Economy from School of Social Sciences at Iscte - Instituto Universitário de Lisboa and Integrated Researcher at Centre for the Study of Socioeconomic Change and the Territory (Dinâmia'CET) in Iscte - Instituto Universitário de Lisboa. His main research interests are in the fields of political economy, post-keynesian economics, financialisation and other related areas. He is author of several scientific articles that are published in reputable international journals, such as Economic and Labour Relations Review, International Review of Applied Economics, Journal of Economic Issues, Journal of Post Keynesian Economics, Review of Keynesian Economics, Review of Political Economy, Review of Radical Political Economics, among others.
Monetary Economics
Macroeconomics I
Vivaldo Mendes has been a Professor of Economics at the Instituto Universitário de Lisboa (ISCTE-IUL) since 1998. He holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Sussex and a degree in Economics from the Instituto Superior de Economia e Gestão of the University of Lisbon. He has held several university management positions in the last two decades always at ISCTE-IUL, from Vice-Rector between 2005 and 2009, President of the General Assembly between 2002 and 2005, Director of the Department of Economics between 2010 and 2014, elected member of the General Assembly between 2000 and 2002, member of the Scientific Council between 2010 and 2014, and Director of the Master in Economics between 2010 and 2013. He was also a member of two specialized committees of the Council of Rectors of Portuguese Universities (CRUP) representing ISCTE-IUL between 2005 and 2009,  and a guest lecturer at the Higher Institute of Military Studies (IESM) between 2010 and 2016. Vivaldo Mendes has taught various subjects over the years, ranging from macroeconomics, introduction to computation for economics and finance, monetary and financial economics, to international economics, microeconomics, and game theory. He has published in macroeconomics, optimal monetary policy, and complex dynamical systems. He is a committed supporter of the "open-source software" movement and an active member of the Julia computing language. For more information, see his website:    
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