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Luís Aguiar-Conraria
Ph.D in Economics (Cornell University)
Department of Economics
  Full Professor
   253 604548 , 253 604 584
Associate Professor (with Habilitation) in the University of Minho, PhD in Economics (Cornell University), MSc in Economics (University of Porto) and Licenciate in Economics (University of Coimbra).
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€
Portuguese Economy
Political Economy
Wavelet Analysis Carbon Markets
Selected 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
Dynamic and Growth Economics
International Monetary Economics
Wavelets and Filters in Economics
Advanced Macroeconomics II
Macroeconomic Policies