António Afonso

Professor, ISEG/School of Economics and Management, University of Lisbon

António has a Ph.D. in Economics from the Technical University of Lisbon and is Full Professor of Economics in the Department of Economics of ISEG/UL - University of Lisbon. He is currently the President of UECE - Research Unit on Complexity and Economics, coordinator of the Master in Monetary and Financial Economics, and coordinator of the PhD in Economics. He was previously Principal Economist at the European Central Bank, Senior Economist at CGD, BNU, and at IGCP, and Consultant and Adviser at the Ministry of Finance. He was also consultant to the IADB, the European Court of Auditors and the IMF.
His research interests include fiscal policy, applied economics, macroeconomics and financial economics, and he has published more than 70 papers in academic journals. He has co-authored books on introductory financial economics, economics and public finances, and monetary and financial economics, and several chapters in books.