She published widely and coordinated several research projects funded by external entities. She has been a member of the Board of the European Public Choice Society.
Currently, Linda Veiga is director of the Centre for Research in Economics and Management (NIPE). She has been pro-rector of the UMinho, vice-president of EEG/UMinho, and director of the Department of Economics, and the Ph.D. and Master programs in Economics.
She also has consultancy experience, namely for the United Nations, the OECD, the North Regional Coordination and Development Commission, the Portuguese Court of Auditors and the Directorate General of Local Governments.