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About José Tavares

José Tavares is an associate professor of economics at Universidade Nova de Lisboa and research affiliate at the Center for Economic Policy Research in London. José holds a Ph.D. in Economics from Harvard University and has specialized in Macroeconomics with a focus on the political economy of fiscal policy and economic growth. His research has been published in academic journals in Europe and the United States, including the Journal of Monetary Economics, the Review of Economics and Statistics, the Journal of Public Economics and the European Economic Review and as part of volumes edited by Harvard University Press, MIT Press and Cambridge University Press. José has co-edited two books on economic policy, Investir no Futuro, on comparative research policy in Portugal and the United States and Portugal: Strategic Options in European Context, on the economic and political aspects of Portuguese integration into the European Union. José has undertaken research projects for the World Bank, the Asian Development Bank, the Harvard Institute for International Development and the Banco de Portugal. His work has received comments in the general press in the United States (New York Times) and in Portugal (Diário Económico, Expresso, Público).


Present Associate Professor (Tenured), New University of Lisboa

Curriculum Vitae


Research Interests

Political Economy and Macroeconomics

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Contact Information

Mail Address:
José A. Tavares
Faculdade de Economia
Universidade Nova de Lisboa
Campus de Campolide
1099 - 032 Lisboa
Telephone: (351) 21 380 1669
Fax: (351) 21 387 0933


Articles (18)

Books (2)

Contributions to Books (1)

Unpublished Papers (5)