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João Martins
Department of Economics
  Invited Professor Equivalent to Assistant Professor
   +351 253 604 584 , +351 253 604 510
João Martins is an Invited Professor of the Department of Economics of the School of Economics and Management and a researcher at the United Nations University (UNU-EGOV). He holds a PhD in Economics from the University of Minho. His research interests are in the areas of Public Economics, Digital Government, and Macroeconomics. He has published in journals such as Government Information Quarterly, Economic & Politics, Information Economics and Policy and Social Science Computer Review. He has participated in research projects funded by Fundação Francisco Manuel dos Santos and the European Social Fund and in consultancy projects with governments of United Nations member states in the area of digital governance.
Public Economics
Political Economy
Selected publications
Tavares, A., Camões, P., & Martins, J. (2023). Joining the open government partnership initiative: An empirical analysis of diffusion effects. Government Information Quarterly, 40(2), 101789. DOI
Martins, J. (2022). Bond Yields Movement Similarities and Synchronization in the G7: A Time–Frequency Analysis. Journal of Business Cycle Research, 18(2), 189–214. DOI
Martins, J., & Veiga, L. G. (2022). Digital government as a business facilitator. Information Economics and Policy, 60. DOI
Martins, J., & Al-Shekaili, H. (2021). Internet and Online Governmental Services Use Divide: Evidence From Oman. Social Science Computer Review, 39(3), 469–480. DOI
Martins, J., & Veiga, L. (2020). Undergraduate students’ economic literacy, knowledge of the country’s economic performance and opinions regarding appropriate economic policies. International Journal of Education Economics and Development, 11(4), 351–369. DOI
International Monetary Economics
Macroeconomics I