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

  • “B2Talks O Futuro do Trabalho e ReQualificação”, conference on the future of work and the reskilling challenge, moderated by Carlota Ferreira, CEO of the WIN World; Pedro Santos, director of the Sheraton Cascais Resort and María Soledade Hernández, Responsible by talent management of GALP Espanha, on September 17th, 2020 . You can access the talk here.
  • “Economic challenges rise up but European funds help”, comments on the Portuguese economics fundamentals and structural challenges within the context of the economic recovery plan, for Jornal Económico, on September 12th, 2020. You can access the article here.
  • “Aqui entre nós”, comments on my book “Como trabalham os Portugueses” which focuses on the Portuguese labor markets and the impact of automation in the present and in the future, together with Alda Botelho from ICS who wrote a book from the same collection “Como vivem os Portugueses”. The interview was conducted by André Rodrigues, and broadcasted by Rádio Renascença. You can listen to the interview here.
  • “Jornal das 7”, comments on the economic conjuncture, new data releases, and the prospects for recovery of the Portuguese economy, on SIC Notícias, on August 29th, 2020. You can access the video here.
  • “Exclusivo Economia”, comments on the historical GDP drop of the second quarter of 2020, precisely the one that covered most of the confinement period, as well as the recovery outlook for the Portuguese economy, for Expresso, on August 3rd, 2020. You can access the article directly on the website here (requires subscription), or here.
  • Notícias das 10h“, comments on National Institute of Statistics (INE) early data release regarding GDP numbers for the second quarter for Portugal, on July 31st, for Rádio Observador. You can access the segment here (subscription required) or here.
  • “Opinião Pública”, comments on a Q&A program with calls from the audience, on the European Council meeting of July 17th-19th that is mostly focused on the negotiation of the European Commission’s proposal of the Recovery Fund designed to fight the economic impacts of the COVID19 pandemic. On July 17th, 2020 on SIC Notícias. Click here to access the complete program.
  • “Aqui Entre Nós, Como Trabalham os Portugueses”, interview for Fundação Francisco Manuel dos Santos on labor relations, automation and the political, economic and social challenges that lie ahead, on June 30th, 2020. Click here to access the complete interview.
  • Covid-19 and its Consequences“, article on Nova’s Junior Consulting NJC’s Semester in Review first issue, on strategies for companies in dealing with the current pandemic, on June 27th, 2020. You can access the issue here.
  • Fronteiras XXI“, participation in a debate with Miguel Poiares Maduro, Cristina Fonseca and António Pinto Ribeiro, on RTP3, on how the pandemic is changing the way we live and work and what to expect in the future, on 2020/06/24. You can watch the complete program here.
  • Gabinete de Crise“, comments on the new policies aimed at the economy recovery as confinement measures ease, for Rádio Observador, on June 12th, 2020. You can access the whole segment here, or a clipped version focused on my participation here.
  • “Jornal das 7”, comments on the new Plan for Economic and Social Stability from the Portuguese Government, including macroeconomic scenarios and forecasts, at SIC Notícias, on June 7th, 2020. You can access the clip here.
  • “Economic recovery brings new challenges to the country”, comments on Jornal Económico regarding the recovery process that is expected to follow the easing of the confinement measures, May 30th 2020. You can access the article here.
  • “Fighting the Pandemic”, comments in the special edition of the Jornal Económico about how companies are adapting to the Covid19 Pandemic, May 29th, 2020. You can access the special edition here.
  • “Jornal das 22h”, interview about the rejection by Sweden, Austria, The Netherlands and Denmark of the Merkel-Macron rescue plan that included non-repayable loans, and their counter-proposal of a loan program with conditions on structural reforms to be adopted, for SIC Noticias evening news program, on May 23rd, 2020. Click here to watch the segment.
  • “Is the COVID-19 Pandemic a Supply or a Demand Shock?”, article conveying the main findings of the Federal Reserve of St. Louis working paper “Measuring Sectoral Demand and Supply Shocks during Covid19” for a general audience, in Economic Synopses. You can access the article here.
  • “Government wants to boost the economy with public investment. Economists are divided”, comments on the feasibility/desirability of using public investment programs to boost the economy, on May 15th, 2020, at the online economics journal ECO. You can access it here.
  • “How to prepare for the crisis?”, interview by Hélio Fumo, world top trail runner, on the economic effects of the current pandemic and how best to prepare for it. The interview, in May 4th, 2020, is available here.
  • “The adoption of technological platforms will last through the Covid-19”, comments on how the education sector is going to change, with a special focus on the tourism sector, Ambitur, a magazine/website specialized in tourism, traveling and hotels. The article, from April 29th, 2020, can be accessed here.
  • “Save Lives, Save the Economy, Prepare the Future”,a manifest from a Nova University of Lisbon Taskforce, including colleagues from different faculties, providing a set of recommendations regarding the slowing down of confinement measures. Click here to access. It was featured in the main TV channels (click here for an interview of mine in Jornal da Meia-Noite, SIC Notícias, commenting on its content) and online/printed media, as Expresso.
  • “There are none as blind as the ones who shall not seek”, article written with Luís Aguiar-Conraria and Fernando Alexandre on the usefulness of conducting rapid Covid-19 serological surveys with statistical relevance. On Expresso Online, on April 27th, 2020. Click here to access it.
  • “Pandemonics II”, with João Duarte, second part of a webinar on the economic impacts and prospects of the pandemic, now more focused on firms strategies and what we expect the new normal to be. Broadcasted on April 20th, 2020. Click here to view.
  • “Bank of Portugal rejects selling gold reserves to fight off crisis”, comments on the policy proposal of selling gold reserves to help the economy in the context of the current pandemic. Published on April 16th, 2020, on Eco. Click here to access the article.
  • “Pandemonics”, webinar about the economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, recorded on April 13th 2020, with Chinese translation, for the Winning Bank Group, China. Click here to access.
  • “Eurogroup went beyond the minimum. Debt is still national”, comments on the agreement reach for the policy package aimed at fighting the economic impacts of the pandemic, on April 11th, 2020, On Dinheiro Vivo. Click here to access the article.
  • “Pandemonics”, webinar on the economic impacts and prospects of the pandemic, part of the Nova SBE community Webinar Series. The seminar series is available here and you can watch this episode here. Broadcasted originally on April 3rd 2020.
  • “Recovery? A million dollar question in the tourism industry”, comments on the impact of the pandemic on the tourism industry. Published in Publituris, a bi-monthly magazine focused on the tourism sector, on March 27th. The issue can be accessed here, and the article is on pages 10-14 (online version here).
  • “The Covid-19 crisis demands the preemptive monitoring of production and distribution chains”, a manifest with other Portuguese economists proposing measures to ensure the supply and distribution of essential goods. The document was released on March 23rd, 2020 and is available in PT and EN, and was featured in Eco, Jornal Económico, Expresso, Rádio Renascença, Público, VOX.
  • “Revenge spending: chinese went back shopping, how will it be with the portuguese?”, comments on what to expect regarding consumption in Portugal once the containment measures start disappearing, for Público, a portuguese newspaper, on March 23rd, 2020. You can access the article here.
  • “Factory stoppages in March and April can reduce up to 20% to car production output”, comments on the impact of the coronavirus epidemic on the automobile industry, on March 17th, 2020, for Diário de Notícias, a portuguese newspaper. You can access the article here.
  • “Depending on containment measures, the impact on the economy can be devastating”, comments on the economic impact of the coronavirus epidemic and related containment measures, to Jornal Económico, a portuguese newspaper, on March 16th, 2020. You can access the article here.
  • “European Union and democracy must deliver”, a call to action with other Portuguese economists, calling for political and economic policies to fight the impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic. The document was released on March 16th, 2020 and is available in PT and EN, and was featured in Eco, Jornal Económico, Expresso, AICEP, Jornal de Negócios, VOX, Público.
  • “Covid-19: Higher weight of China in the world economy increases complexity”, comments on the economic impact of the coronavirus epidemic to Jornal Económico, a portuguese newspaper, on March 15th, 2020. The article can be accessed online here.
  • “Global recession threat gains momentum due to coronavirus”, comments on the economic impact of the coronavirus epidemic to Jornal Económico, a portuguese newspaper, on March 13th, 2020. The article can be accessed online here, or here.
  • “Coronavirus epidemic is going to hit Italy more than Portugal”, comments on the economic impact of the coronavirus epidemic to Dinheiro Vivo, a portuguese newspaper, on March 7th, 2020. The news article can be accessed here.
  • “360º”, news segment at RTP3, the national public news tv channel, about the impacts of the new coronavirus epidemic, on March 1st 2020. A clip of my intervention can be accessed here.
  • “Isto é o Povo a Falar”, talk show in the national tv channel Kuriakos TV, about economic dynamics of the Portuguese economy, on January 21st 2020. A shortened clip can be accessed here.
  • “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 people, its determinants and its evolution over time., the same day on 2019. 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 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, on February 15th 2019. Click here to access. Also featured in Jornal de Negócios (click here).