Call for papers

We are happy to announce that the 11th Annual Meeting of the Portuguese Economic Journal, organized by CETRAD-UTAD, Centre for Transdisciplinary Development Studies, will take place at the University of Trás-os- Montes and Alto Douro, on July 7-9, 2017.


Keynote Speaker: Sofia Villas-Boas | Empirical Policy Research using reduced Form and structural methods


Portuguese Economic Journal website

Submissions in all fields of Economics are welcome and should be made through Conference Maker,


New Submission Deadline
Following a request by several researchers, the submission deadline was postponed.
The conference will accept submissions until March 20, 2017, 24:00 h (Lisbon, London time).

Conference paper Submission

Papers should be written in English. The title page should contain the following elements: name of the author(s), affiliation(s), presenter, address(es), email(s), title of the paper, abstract (up to 600 words), keywords and JEL classification codes.

Sofia Berto Villas-Boas is a Professor in the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics at U C Berkeley. Born in Portugal in 1971 she received her Ph.D. in economics from U. C. Berkeley in 2002.
Her research interests include industrial organization, consumer behavior, food Policy, and environmental regulation.
Her recent empirical work has focused on the economics behind wholesale price discrimination banning legislation, contractual relationships along a vertical supply chain, and identifying the role of those contracts in explaining pass -through of cost shocks along the supply chain into retail prices that consumers face.
Sofia has published in the top economic journals such as Review of Economic Studies, Management Science, Rand Journal of Economics, and the Journal of Environmental Economics and Management.

Contacts:, and mailing address: 207 Giannini Hall ARE, U. C. Berkeley. Berkeley CA 94720-3310.

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