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Pedro J. Camões
Ph.D in Political Science (Major Public Administration) (University of South Carolina)
Department of International Relations and Public Administration
  Assistant Professor
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Assistant Professor and Vice President of the School of Economics and Management (direction of UMinhoExec-Executive Education). PhD in Political Science (Major in Public Administration) in the University of South Carolina. Between 2009 and 20014 assumed the role of Administrator and member of the Executive Board of the University of Minho. Relevant experience as teacher of Public Budget in High Level Management Training Programs for Portuguese Public Administration. Member of the team that publishes, since 2003, the Portuguese Municipal Finances Yearbook, with a wide media coverage (TSF, DN, Público, RTP, SIC, TVI), and the State-Owned Enterprises Yearbook (20010 and 2011).
Fiscal Decentralization and Local government; Public Sector Behavior & Service Delivery
Selected publications
Camões, P. J., & Mendes, S. M. Do Citizens Trust the Civil Service Differently? Comparing the Determinants of Confidence in Political-Administrative Institutions. International Journal of Public Administration. DOI
Tavares, A. F., & Camões, P. J. (2010). New forms of local governance: A theoretical and empirical analysis of municipal corporations in Portugal. Public Management Review, 12(5), 587–608. DOI
Carvalho, J. B. D. C., Camões, P. J., Jorge, S. M., & Fernandes, M. J. (2007). Conformity and diversity of accounting and financial reporting practices in portuguese local government. Canadian Journal of Administrative Sciences, 24(1), 2–14. DOI
Tavares, A. F., & Camões, P. J. (2007). Local service delivery choices in Portugal: A political transaction costs framework. Local Government Studies, 33(4), 535–553. DOI
Ruhil, A., & Camões, P. J. (2003). What lies beneath: The political roots of state merit systems. Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory, 13(1), 27–42. DOI
Public Finance and Budget Administration
Local Administration and Governance
Political and Electoral Communication Marketing
Research Methodology for Public Administration and Public Policies
Quantitative Methods in Public Administration
Organizational Theory