Ana Maria Matias Santos Balcão Reis Peão da Costa

Associate Professor

  • Campus de Carcavelos, Rua da Holanda 1

    2775-405 Carcavelos


  • 110 Citations
  • 6 h-Index
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Personal profile

Personal information

Ana Balcão Reis is Associate Professor at the Nova School of Business and Economics.

Her work is published in academic journals such as the Journal of International Economics, the Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, the Journal of  Environmental Economics and Management and the European Economic Review.

She holds a PhD in Economics from the Department of Economics, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, (currently Nova SBE). 

She has taught courses on Macroeconomics, Economic Growth and Development for the Undergraduate and Ph.D. Programs. More recently she is also teaching Economics of Education for the Masters’ program.

Research interests

Current research interests include: economic growth driven by technology development and adoption and the link between economic growth and the quality of the environment.  The role of human capital accumulation on economic growth has led her more recently to the field of economics of education.

Education/Academic qualification

Economics, Doctorate, Universidade NOVA de Lisboa

… → 1999

Economics, Bachelor, Universidade NOVA de Lisboa

… → 1989

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Research Output at NOVA 2001 2018

  • 110 Citations
  • 6 h-Index
  • 14 Article
  • 1 Commissioned report
  • 1 Other chapter contribution
1 Citation (Scopus)
311 Downloads (Pure)

Is retention beneficial to low-achieving students? Evidence from Portugal

Nunes, L. C., Balcão Reis, A. & Seabra, C., Aug 2018, In : Applied Economics. 50, 40, p. 4306-4317 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Academic performance
Instrumental variables
Endogeneity bias
Student achievement
3 Citations (Scopus)
16 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
secondary school

Public funding of higher education: who gains, who loses?

Balcão Reis, A., 1 Jan 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : International Journal of Economic Theory.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Public funding
Education system
5 Citations (Scopus)
PISA study
educational policy
6 Citations (Scopus)

Measuring labour mismatch in Europe

Morgado, A., Sequeira, T. N., Santos, M., Ferreira-Lopes, A. & Balcão Reis, A., 1 Oct 2016, In : Social Indicators Research. 129, 1, p. 161-179 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

labor market