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Luís Catela Nunes is a Professor of Applied Econometrics at Nova School of Business and Economics. He received his PhD from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He is currently the Deputy Dean of Nova SBE and the Head of its Research Unit.

His main research area is econometrics. He has worked on the econometrics of structural change. He has also been involved in several research projects related to the economic valuation of the environment. More recently, he has conducted research in the economics of education. The results of his applied and theoretical research projects have been published in prestigious international journals.

Luis Catela Nunes teaches Statistics and Econometrics at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Recently, he received the Best Professor Award at the Lisbon MBA Católica|Nova - part time class of 2012-2014. He also has a vast experience in conducting applied economic studies and consultancy for companies, banks, and government agencies.

Current research interests include: Applied Econometrics, Environmental Valuation, Economics of Education, Time Series Analysis.

Education/Academic qualification

Economics, Doctorate, University of Illinois

… → 1994

Economics, Master, University of Illinois

… → 1991

Economics, Universidade NOVA de Lisboa

… → 1987

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Research Output at NOVA 1995 2019

3 Citations (Scopus)
60 Downloads (Pure)

Satisfied but thinking about leaving: The reasons behind residential satisfaction and residential attractiveness in shrinking Portuguese cities

Barreira, A. P., Nunes, L. C., Guimarães, M. H. & Panagopoulos, T., 2 Jan 2019, In : International Journal of Urban Sciences. 23, 1, p. 67-87 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
residential satisfaction
social attraction
6 Citations (Scopus)

A spatially explicit choice model to assess the impact of conservation policy on high nature value farming systems

Ribeiro, P. F., Nunes, L. C., Beja, P., Reino, L., Santana, J., Moreira, F. & Santos, J. L., 1 Mar 2018, In : Ecological Economics. 145, p. 331-338

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
farming system
agricultural land

Euro Area membership and the probability of a sudden stop: an empirical assessment

Lebre de Freitas, M., Nunes, L. C. & Rodrigues, M. S., May 2018, In : Jcms-Journal Of Common Market Studies. 56, 4, p. 1-18

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

financial crisis
Sudden stops
Euro area
1 Citation (Scopus)
312 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
5 Downloads (Pure)

On nature’s shoulders: riding the big waves in Nazaré

Cunha-e-Sá, M. A., Freitas, R., Nunes, L. C. & Otrachshenko, V., 1 Jun 2018, In : Tourism Economics. 24, 4, p. 369-385 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
economic impact
spillover effect