Pedro Miguel Soares Brinca


  • Campus de Campolide

    1099-032 Lisboa


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  • 83 Citations
  • 4 h-Index
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Personal profile

Personal information

Pedro Brinca is an Assistant Professor at the Nova School of Business and Economics since the Fall of 2015. He received his PhD in Economics from Stockholm University. His research has been published in journals such as the Journal of Monetary Economics, Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, The BE Journal of Macro and International Economics. He also contributed to the second edition of the Handbook of Macroeconomics, with a co-authored chapter on Business Cycle Accounting.

Before joining NovaSBE, Pedro was a Visiting Scholar at the University of Minnesota, Research Intern at the European Central Bank and Jean Monet Fellow at the Robert Schuman Center for Advanced Studies, at the European University Institute.

He currently teaches Macroeconomics at the undergraduate programs, Economics for Managers in Executive Education Programs (Including The Lisbon MBA) and has participated as team leader and expert in several consultancy projects in the areas of socio-economic impacts of industries and public investment, banking and finance.

Pedro’s interests focus essentially in two broad subjects. The identification and modelling of sources of business cycle fluctuations in dynamic stochastic general equilibrium models and the relevance of micro-heterogeneity for the dynamics of macroeconomic aggregates and their distribution.

Education/Academic qualification

Economics, Doctorate, Stockholm University

Economics, Master, Stockholm University

Economics and Business, Bachelor, Stockholm University

External positions

Associate Researcher, CEF UP, Porto

1 Aug 201531 Mar 2019

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Research Output at NOVA 2016 2017

  • 83 Citations
  • 4 h-Index
  • 2 Article
  • 1 Chapter
3 Citations (Scopus)

Business cycle synchronization across U.S. states

Aguiar-Conraria, L., Brinca, P., Gujónsson, H. V. & Soares, M. J., 1 Jan 2017, In : B.E. Journal of Macroeconomics. 17, 1, p. 1-15 20150158.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Business cycles
Business cycle synchronization
U.S. States
Industry specialization
10 Citations (Scopus)

Chapter 13 - Accounting for Business Cycles

Brinca, P., Chari, V. V., Kehoe, P. J. & McGrattan, E., 2016, Handbook of Macroeconomics. Taylor, J. B. & Uhlig, H. (eds.). 2016 ed. North-Holland, Vol. 2. p. 1013-1063

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Business cycles
Great Recession
15 Citations (Scopus)

Fiscal multipliers in the 21st century

Brinca, P., Holter, H. A., Krusell, P. & Malafry, L., 1 Feb 2016, In : Journal of Monetary Economics. 77, p. 53-69 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fiscal multiplier
Credit constraints
Wealth inequality
Government debt

Activities 1998 2019

  • 3 Consultancy

Press / Media

World Savings Day

Pedro Miguel Soares Brinca


6 Media contributions

Press/Media: Research

Growth Forecasts 2019Q3

Pedro Miguel Soares Brinca & João Bernardo Neto Aurélio Duarte


12 items of Media coverage

Press/Media: Research