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Rita Sousa
Ph.D in Climate Change and Sustainable Development (Universidade Nova Lisboa)
Department of Economics
 
  Assistant Professor
  ritasousa@eeg.uminho.pt
   253 601 383 , 253604584
Interest in energy economics, environmental economics, and climate change issues. Ph.D. and MSc. in economics and policy of climate and energy. I work on carbon pricing mechanisms, on countries’ low-carbon development scenarios, and modeling the linkage of renewable power systems. Past: Euronatura, Portuguese Climate Delegation to the UNFCCC, EDP and National Park of Peneda-Gerês.
Energy economics
carbon pricing
low carbon development
Selected publications
Aguiar-Conraria, L., Soares, M. J., & Sousa, R. (2018). California's carbon market and energy prices: A wavelet analysis. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences, 376(2126). DOI
Sousa, R., Cerejeira, J., Portela, M., & Agante, E. (2018). EEE fees and the WEEE system – A model of efficiency and income in European countries. Waste Management, 79, 770–780. DOI
Sousa, R., & Aguiar-Conraria, L. (2015). Energy and carbon prices: A comparison of interactions in the European Union emissions trading scheme and the Western climate initiative market. Carbon Management, 6(3-4), 129–140. DOI
Sousa, R., Aguiar-Conraria, L., & Soares, M. J. (2014). Carbon financial markets: A time-frequency analysis of CO 2 prices. Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and Its Applications, 414, 118–127. DOI
Energy Economics
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