I have had the chance to participate in several events and projects that aimed not to contribute to the scientific community in particular, but to society in general. Below are some examples.

  • “Growth Forecasts”, forecasts for GDP growth and its main contributors for the third quarter of 2019, produced by me and João Duarte. Featured in Diário de Notícias, Informamais, Sapo, Diário de Notícias, Eco, Impala, Notícias ao Minuto, Radio Nova, 24, Observador, Jornal Económico and Porto Canal.
  • “World Savings Day” is an event created to increase the public’s awareness of the importance of savings both for modern economies and for individuals alike at is celebrated on October, 21st. Below a collection of media interventions commenting on the savings habits of the Portuguese, its determinants and its evolution over time. On the national radio: Antena 1, Radio Renascença; on national newspapers and news websites: Público, Negócios, RTP Online; and national news magazines: Sábado.
  • “Specialist points out similarities between new Portuguese Parliament and Brazil’s Congress”, (in Portuguese), in Sputnik-Brasil,on October 24th, 2019. Comments on the new Portuguese Government and what to expect during the next legislature. The article is available here.
  • “Pressure decreases but Portuguese national accounts still under scrutiny”, in Jornal de Notícias, on September 9th, 2019. Comments on the current state of the Portuguese economy and future prospects. You can access the article here (in Portuguese only).
  • SOCCEREX EUROPE 2019 – New Trends in Football Education”, on September 6th, in Oeiras. Presentation about Nova SBE’s offer on executive education and summer schools involving football and management. The full session can be watched here. In partnership with the Oeiras Municipality and the Portuguese Football Federation, and with the support of Liga Portugal, Soccerex Europe provided insights about the latest FIFA and UEFA competitions and networking opportunities for elite European clubs and leagues and key industry providers. The conference’s highlights can be seen here, as well as the program, event photos and videos. It is the largest soccer conference in the world, and this edition involved 1536 delegates, 62 exhibitors, 341 clubs, leagues and federations from 52 countries.
  • “The Impact of Consumer Credit on the Portuguese Economy”, on June 25th, 2019. Report presentation of the consultancy project by the same name, followed by a debate with Fernando Alexandre, Rogério do Ó and António Nogueira Leite, moderated by Helena Garrido. The session had ample impact in the media, being featured on the evening news at RTP3, Diário de Notícias Online, Notícias ao Minuto Online, TSF Online, ECO – Economia Online (plus here and here), Jornal Económico Online (plus here and here), Dinheiro Vivo Online, Negócios Online (plus here and here), Expresso – Economia Online and MSN Notícias Online. Other speakers at the event included the Vice-Governor of the Bank of Portugal Luís Máximo dos Santos, ASFAC’s President António Menezes Rodrigues and Assistant Secretary of State Ricardo Mourinho Félix.
  • “How to make Portugal Grow More?”, debate held at Millennium BCP’s headquarters, organized by Jornal de Negócios, with participants from other business schools from Lisbon and Porto, on May 27th, 2019. Click here to access the printed edition of Jornal de Negócios featuring the debate and here for the video of the entire session.
  • “8 Years Ago, Portugal’s Economy Was On The Verge Of Collapse. How Did It Bounce Back?”, interview for the U.S. National Public Radio  segment “Here and Now”, aired on May 17th, 2019 (click here to access it).
  • “Financial Literacy with Professor Brinca and Ric Fazeres”, financial literacy project, focusing on young university students, not necessarily from business or economics. Ric Fazeres is a Portuguese youtuber with over half a million subscribers and the project consists in several episodes about different themes in economics. So far the topics cover the Government Deficit, GDP and Growth, Monetary Policy, Banking and International Trade. Click here to see the videos that have been released so far (in Portuguese). The project has had significant impact in the public and the media with over half a million views. This project was featured on the main TV channel in Portugal – RTP1 – in the segment Bom Dia Portugal! (click here to access it, in Portuguese).
  • “Conversas Soltas”, (How can the banking sector improve financial literacy), round table promoted by Banco Popular and lead by the national newspaper “Público”, published in the daily edition of 2017/10/27. Click here to access the online version.
  • “Noite Europeia dos Investigadores”, (Economics in Everyday Life), science outreach event coordinated by the National Museum of Natural History and Science of the University of Lisbon, in Lisbon, September 30th,2016. Click here to access the event’s page.
  • “We Left the Troika, but the Troika didn’t leave us”, comments on the Portuguese economy during the Troika intervention and thereafter, for Diário de Notícias on May, 17th 2019. The article can be accessed here (in Portuguese only).
  • “PEJ Talks”, (PhD preparation and First Publications), interviews given to the Portuguese Economic Journal. Click here for Part I and here for Part II.
  • “Economia Viva”, (10 Years after Lehman), debate promoted by the student union, with Miguel Faria-e-Castro from the Federal Reserve of St. Louis, Inês Drummond from the Bank of Portugal and Pedro Lains from ICS. Click here to watch.
  • “Diplomatic Talks in China – Bilateral Economic Relations”, (Football in China – Opportunities and Challenges), presenting an economic outlook about the football industry prospects in China now and in the future. Click here to watch a teaser.
  • Portugal’s economy – an express train at risk of derailing”, (REUTERS), comments on the state of the Portuguese economy, namely the impact of recent developments in public infrastructures on Portugal’s growth prospects. Click here to access. Also featured in Jornal de Negócios (click here).