Teaching at Nova SBE

This course will give students an overview of current research on development economics. The focus will be on methods and policies that promote economic development and economic growth. Both theory and empirical evidence will be tackled, with a strong focus on applied research at the frontier of the current research on development economics.

This course intends to make the student familiar with basic statistical and econometric techniques that are used in the analysis of microeconomic data. The course covers both the theoretical and the applied aspects of these techniques.

GLOBAL ECONOMICS (Undergraduate)
The course introduces international trade and factor flows theory, as well as to related empirical studies, using standard microeconomics tools to analyze economic interactions between countries. Topics to be covered include: determinants of the level and composition of trade between countries; consequences of trade on consumer welfare and income distribution; effects of tariffs, quotas, and other trade policies; causes and consequences of international labor migration and foreign direct investment.