Associate Professor of Economics at Nova School of Business and Economics, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Scientific Director, NOVAFRICA
Pedro C. Vicente is an Associate Professor of Economics at Nova School of Business and Economics, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, where he is also the founding scientific director of NOVAFRICA – the Nova Africa Center for Business and Economic Development. He specializes in development economics and Africa, with a focus on political economy issues. Pedro held research and faculty posts at the University of Oxford and at Trinity College Dublin. Pedro has published in top economics journals such as the Review of Economics and Statistics, the Economic Journal, and the Journal of Development Economics. He is affiliated with BREAD and EGAP. His research has been funded by national and international agencies such as IGC, USAID, 3IE, IZA, and FCT. He holds a PhD in Economics from the University of Chicago, as well as an MSc in Economics from the London School of Economics.