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Ana Paula Faria
Ph.D in Economics (University of Nottingham)
Department of Economics
  Assistant Professor with Habilitation
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Ph.D. in Economics, University of Nottingham, United Kingdom, and Agregação in Economics from University of Minho. Master Degee in European Studies and her degree in International Relations from the University of Minho. She is currently the director of the master programme in Industrial and Firm Economics, and member of the Pedagogical Council. She has been member of the School Council and Deputy-Director of the Department of Economics. She has published in journals such as Research Policy, Industrial and Corportae Change, Journal of Technology Transfer, Economics of Innovation and New Technology, International Journal of Innovation Management, Growth and Change, Empirica, Economics Letters and Applied Economics. She was a visiting professor at the the University of California, Berkeley, U.S.A. Participated in various research projects, namely with InHolland University, The Netherlands, Binus Nusantara University at Jakarta, Indonesia, and Bank of Portugal.
The production and diffusion of innovation across sectors/regions/countries
Industrial and innovation policy
Innovation and firm growth
Applied industrial economics/organization
Selected publications
Barbosa, N., & Faria, A. P. (2020). The effect of entrepreneurial origin on firms’ performance: The case of Portuguese academic spinoffs. Industrial and Corporate Change, 29(1), 25–42. DOI
Conceição, O., Faria, A. P., & Fontes, M. (2017). Regional variation of academic spinoffs formation. Journal of Technology Transfer, 42(3), 654–675. DOI
Barbosa, N., Faria, A. P., & Eiriz, V. (2014). Industry-and firm-specific factors of innovation novelty. Industrial and Corporate Change, 23(3), 865–902. DOI
Barbosa, N., & Faria, A. P. (2011). Innovation across Europe: How important are institutional differences? Research Policy, 40(9), 1157–1169. DOI
Faria, A. P., Fenn, P., & Bruce, A. (2003). A Count Data Model of Technology Adoption. Journal of Technology Transfer, 28(1), 63–79. DOI
Economics of Innovation
Economics of Knowledge and Innovation
Principles of Microeconomics
Project and Transferable Skills
Multidisciplinary Project in International Business
Economics Seminars