Personal Profile

José A. Tavares

José Tavares is Full Professor of economics at Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Research Fellow at the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR) in London. José earned his doctorate in Economics at Harvard University, specialising in Political Economy and Macroeconomics.

In addition to Nova, José taught at Harvard University, University of California Los Angeles (UCLA), and Universidade Católica Portuguesa. His research focuses on a broad set of issues, including the relationship between democracy and economic growth, the macroeconomic cost of gender discrimination, and the role of globalization in countering corruption, and it has been published in academic journals, including the Journal of Monetary Economics, the Review of Economics and Statistics, the Journal of Public Economics, having participated as author in volumes edited by Harvard University Press, MIT Press and Princeton University Press.



Lisbon Meeting


2022: Organizing Committe
2018: Organizing Committe
2016: Organizing Committe
2013: Organizing Committe
2011: Session Chair, Organizing Committe

Lisbon Meeting


The Lisbon Meeting on Economics and Political Science is a friendly and intellectually stimulating meeting which aims at bringing together scholars from Economics and Political Science who share methodologies and/or research topics…