Bruno Pessoa Carvalho holds a PhD from Nova School of Business and Economics (Universidade Nova de Lisboa). He is an applied microeconomist focusing on public, political and regional economics. More specifically, on the design and impact of public policies and on the interaction of voters and politicians and its impact on election outcomes and consequences. Bruno's work often mixes theoretical and empirical approaches including some experimental projects. Before joining Universidad Carlos III de Madrid he was a post-doc at ECARES (Université Libre de Bruxelles).
- "Local Finance and Job Creation: Examining Local Fiscal Multipliers on Private Employment", with Francesco Franco and Susana Peralta
- "Campaign spending on local elections: the effects of public funding"
- "The wealth distribution in Portugal: Evidence from surveys and administrative data"
- "Local corruption and election outcomes: Evidence from media coverage in Portugal"
- “The Consequences of School Closures on Parental Hours Worked and Gender Inequality: Evidence from Portugal", with Inês Duarte, Mariana Esteves and Susana Peralta.
- “The Impact of Information on Voters Perceptions and Electoral Behavior: A Randomized Controlled Experiment”, Electoral Studies, 84, 102625, 2023. (joint with Claúdia Custódio, Benny Geys, Diogo Mendes and Susana Peralta).
- “Failing Young and Temporary Workers? The Impact of a Disruptive Crisis on a Dual Labour Market.”, The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy, 23(2), pages 349-395, 2023. (joint with Carolina Nunes, João Pereira dos Santos, Susana Peralta, and José Tavares) .
- “Regional and Sectorial Impacts of the Covid-19 Crisis: Evidence from Electronic Payments.”, Journal of Regional Science, 62, pages 757-798, 2022. (joint with João Pereira dos Santos and Susana Peralta)
Mathematics, Principles of Economics, Microeconomics, Economic Foundations of the Eurozone.