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Susana Peralta holds a PhD in Economics from the Université Catholique de Louvain, in Belgium. 

Her research focus on the economics of multi-layered governments, including tax competition and political economy issues.
She joined the Nova School of Business and Economics in 2004. She is a Research Associate of CEPR and CORE-UCL. 
Her work is published in academic journals such as The Economic Journal, the Journal of Public Economics, the Journal of Public Economic Theory, The Journal of International Economics, Regional Science and Urban Economics, and the Journal of Urban Economics.

She teaches or has taught several courses at Nova SBE, including Public Economics, Game Theory, Microeconomics, and Poverty: concepts and challenges. She is currently the academic director of the MSc in Economics, the Research Master and the PhD in Economics.

Current research interests include: Current research interest include: endogenous mobility, tax discrimination and tax competition, decentralization and political accountability.

Education/Academic qualification

Economics, Bachelor, Universidade Católica Portuguesa

Economics, Doctorate, Université catholique de Louvain

Economics, Master, Université catholique de Louvain

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Research Output at NOVA 2005 2019

  • 156 Citations
  • 6 h-Index
  • 9 Article

Who seeks reelection: local fiscal restraints and political selection

Peralta, S. & Pereira dos Santos, J., 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Public Choice.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

property tax
political career
local election
2 Citations (Scopus)

Transfer pricing rules, OECD guidelines, and market distortions

Behrens, K., Peralta, S. & Picard, P. M., Aug 2014, In : Journal Of Public Economic Theory. 16, 4, p. 650-680 31 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Citations (Scopus)

The proximity-concentration trade-off with profit shifting

Amerighi, O. & Peralta, S., 1 Jul 2010, In : Journal of Urban Economics. 68, 1, p. 90-101 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

46 Citations (Scopus)

Competing in taxes and investment under fiscal equalization

Hindriks, J., Peralta, S. & Weber, S., Dec 2008, In : Journal Of Public Economics. 92, 12, p. 2392-2402 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fiscal equalization
Public investment