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Sílvia Sousa
Ph.D in Economics (European University Institute)
Department of Economics
 
  Assistant Professor
  ssousa@eeg.uminho.pt
   253 604 538 , 253 604 584
Sílvia Sousa is an assistant professor at the Economics Department, University of Minho and a researcher at NIPE, Economic Policies Research Unit. She holds a PhD in Economics from the European University Institute, Florence. Her research interests are in the intersection of Labour and Health Economics. She has participated in research projects financed by FCT and POAT/QREN and developed consulting work for national organizations. She was an advisor of the Minister of Labour and Social Solidarity and a member of the Policy Advisory Board of the EU-FP/ project Multilinks. Until 2017, she was a member of the Portuguese Association of Health Economics (APES) direction and of the UMinhoExec executive team.
Labour Economics; Health Economics; Social Policies
Selected publications
Pinto, L. M. C., Sá, C., Soares, N., Sousa, S., & Valente, M. (2020). The case for academic hazing as a rational choice: An economic approach. Economic Analysis and Policy, 66, 51–62. DOI
Silva, P. A., Sousa, S., & Pereira, M. T. (2014). Maturação e convergência: a evolução da proteção social em Portugal. In F. Alexandre, P. Bação, P. Lains, M. M. F. Martins, M. Portela, & M. Simões (Eds.), A Economia Portuguesa na União Europeia - 1986-2010 (pp. 375–419). Actual Editora. DOI
Labour Economics
Bachelor
Social Economics and Policy
Master's
Portuguese and European Economics
Bachelor
Social Economics and Policy
Bachelor
Project and Transferable Skills
Master's
Topics in Advanced in Labour Economics
Doctorate