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Maria João Thompson
Ph.D in Economics (University of Warwick)
Department of Economics
 
  Assistant Professor
  mjthompson@eeg.uminho.pt
   253 601936 , 253 604 584
Maria João Thompson is an assistant professor at the Department of Economics, University of Minho and a researcher at NIPE (Research Center on Economic Policies). She holds a BA in Economics from the NOVA School of Business and Economics, MA in Economics from the University of Warwick, UK, and a PhD in Economics from the University of Warwick. Her research interests focus on the analytical development of models of economic growth in the search for additional sources of nations’ economic growth. Has articles published in international journals such as Journal of Economics; Economic Modeling; Metroeconomica, Japan and the World Economy, Journal of International Trade and Economic Development, Journal of Business Economics and Management.
Economic Growth and Social
Capital Economic Growth and Financial System
Economic Growth and Wage Inequality / Income
Selected publications
Thompson, M. (2018). Social capital, innovation and economic growth. Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics, 73, 46–52. DOI
Afonso, O., Neves, P. C., & Thompson, M. (2016). The skill premium and economic growth with costly investment, complementarities and international trade of intermediate goods. Japan and the World Economy, 37-38, 73–86. DOI
Afonso, O., Monteiro, S., & Thompson, M. (2014). Innovation economy, productive public expenditure and economic growth. METROECONOMICA, 65(4), 671–689. DOI
Afonso, O., Neves, P., & Thompson, M. (2014). The skill premium and economic growth with costly investment, complementarities and international technological-knowledge diffusion. Journal of International Trade and Economic Development, 23(6), 878–905. DOI
Afonso, Ó., Monteiro, S., & Thompson, M. (2012). A growth model for the quadruple helix. Journal of Business Economics and Management, 13(5), 849–865. DOI
Economic Growth
Doctorate
Advanced Macroeconomics I
Doctorate
Macroeconomics I
Bachelor
Principles of Macroeconomics
Bachelor
Project and Transferable Skills
Master's
Economics Seminars
Doctorate
Topics in Economic Analysis
Master's