• 18 Citations
  • 2 h-Index
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Carmo Seabra has developed her research activity in the area of microeconomic policy, in particular in economic regulation. In recent years she has centered her research work in the economics of education field.  She has been a member of the board of Anacom, the National Regulator of Telecommunication, and Minister of Education of the XVI constitutional Government. She has ocupied several positions at both the faculty and the University level. Presently she is a member of the Conselho de Faculdade and of the University Conselho de Ética.

Current research interest include: Economics of Education

Education/Academic qualification

Economics, Master, Universidade Católica Portuguesa

Economics, Doctorate, Universidade NOVA de Lisboa

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Research Output at NOVA 1993 2018

  • 18 Citations
  • 2 h-Index
  • 7 Article
  • 1 Commissioned report
  • 1 Other chapter contribution
1 Citation (Scopus)
229 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
2 Citations (Scopus)
13 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
secondary school
3 Citations (Scopus)
PISA study
educational policy

Rankings das escolas: O impacto nas escolas públicas e privadas

Balcão Reis, A., Seabra, M. D. C. & Nunes, L. C., 2015, A Escola e o Desempenho dos Alunos. Nunes, L. C. (ed.). 1ª ed. Lisboa: Fundação Francisco Manuel dos Santos, p. 71-86 16 p. (Questões-Chave da Educação).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingOther chapter contribution