Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Research and Statistics Division, Industrial Output Section:
Economist, 2012 - 2015
Senior Economist, 2015 - present
International Economics, Macroeconomics, and Economic History
Ph.D. in Economics, University of California, Berkeley (2012)
Dissertation title: Trade, Technology, and Capital Flows
Committee: Barry Eichengreen, Maurice Obstfeld, Andrew Rose, and Bronwyn Hall
Research Masters in Economics (course work), Nova School of Business and Economics (2005)
Licenciatura in Economics, University of Porto (2003)
Erasmus Exchange, Corvinus University of Budapest (2001)
"Inﬂation Expectations and Recovery from the Depression in 1933: Evidence from the Narrative Record" (with Andrew Jalil). Finance and Economics Discussion Series 2015-29. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, 2015.
"The Local Impact of Containerization" (with Leah Brooks and Nicolas Gendron-Carrier), 2016.
"Diffusion of Containerization." Finance and Economics Discussion Series 2014-88. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, 2014.
"Exchange Rates and Global Rebalancing" (with Barry Eichengreen). 2015. In Barry P. Bosworth and Masahiro Kawai (eds.), Transpacific Rebalancing: Implications for Trade and Economic Growth. Brookings Institution Press and Asian Development Bank Institute.
"From Great Depression to Great Credit Crisis: Similarities, Differences and Lessons" (with Miguel Almunia, Agustín S. Bénétrix, Barry Eichengreen and Kevin H. O'Rourke). Economic Policy, Issue 62, April 2010.
"Review of Steven C. Topik and Allen Wells "Global Markets Transformed: 1870–1945." The Journal of Economic History, 75, pp 615-617.
2016: ASSA Meetings 2016
2015: Annual Meeting of the Western Economic Association International, Reserve Bank of New Zealand, American University, Annual Inflation Targeting Seminar of the Banco Central do Brasil (Rio de Janeiro), Inter-American Development Bank, Uddevalla Symposium on Regional Development in an International Context (Sonderborg), Global Real Estate Summit (DC), Workshop Central Banks and Crises ‐ Historical Perspectives (Bundesbank), NBER SI Development of the American Economy, Bank of Japan, World Economic History Congress (Kyoto)
2014: All-UC Group Conference on "Central Banking in Historical Perspective: One Hundred Years of the Federal Reserve" (San Francisco Fed), Economic History Association Annual Meeting, Annual Meeting of the Urban Economics Association
2013: George Washington University, Rocky Mountain Empirical Trade Conference (Banff), 7th World Congress of Cliometrics (Honolulu), Annual Congress of the European Economic Association (Gothenburg), University of Delaware, Vanderbilt University, Annual Conference of the Center for Economics and Econometrics (Istanbul)
2012: Bank of Canada, LBJ School at UT Austin, Wellesley College, University of Illinois at Chicago, University of San Francisco, Florida International University, Federal Reserve Board, CIRANO Workshop on "Networks in Trade and Finance" (Montreal)
2011: UC Berkeley International/Macro seminar, UC Berkeley Economic History seminar, UC Berkeley Economic History lunch, All-UC Graduate Student Workshop (UC Davis), All-UC Group Conference on "Transport, Institutions, and Economic Performance" (UC Irvine)
Graduate Student Instructor, University of California, Berkeley:
International Trade (Fall 2010)
International Monetary Economics (Fall 2006)
Teaching Assistant, Católica-Lisbon School of Business and Economics:
Microeconomics I and II, Statistics, and Industrial Organization (Fall 2003 - Spring 2005)
Undergraduate Student Instructor, University of Porto:
Macroeconomics (Fall 2002, Spring 2003)
Honors and Awards
Berkeley Economic History Lab Grant for Data Collection (2011)
Dean's Normative Time Fellowship (Spring 2010)
Pinto-Fialon Graduate Fellowship, UC Berkeley (2006 - 2010)
Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia Graduate Fellowship (2006 - 2009)
Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian Graduate Fellowship (2005)
Fundação Engenheiro António de Almeida Merit Award (2004)
Bank of Portugal Merit Award (2003)
Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia Fellowship for Undergraduate Research (2002 - 2003)
Portuguese Education Ministry Merit Award (2000 and 2001)
Journal of Money, Credit, and Banking; Journal of Economic History; Explorations in Economic History;
Journal of International Economics; International Journal of Economics and Business Research
World Economic History Congress, "The Great Depression and Macroeconomic Policy in the 1930s,"
with Andrew Jalil and Jonathan Rose.