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    • Internal and external rebalancing for Euro area members

      Internal and external rebalancing for Euro area members

      O IPP Policy Brief n.º 8 by Professor Francesco Franco (NOVA SBE) is based on his speech at the Conference on Socio-Economic Challenges in Southern Europe Competitiveness in the Euro-Mediterranean region, in 2016 in Lisbon. …
    • Budget Watch: 2017 IPP-ISEG Budget index results

      Budget Watch: 2017 IPP-ISEG Budget index results

      Our eighth policy paper discusses the results of the analysis of the responsibility of the State Budget proposal for 2017 by the Budget Watch Scientific Advisory Board: IPP-ISEG Budget index. The …
    • Budget Watch: 2016 IPP-ISEG Budget index results

      Budget Watch: 2016 IPP-ISEG Budget index results

      We publish here our seventh Policy Paper, which presents the results of the analysis of the responsibility of the State Budget proposal for 2016 by the Budget Watch Scientific Advisory …
    • The introduction of preferential voting in Portugal: an electoral experience

      The introduction of preferential voting in Portugal: an electoral experience

      IPP releases its sixth Policy Paper: The introduction of preferential voting in Portugal: an electoral experience, by Marina Costa Lobo, José Santana Pereira, and João Tiago Gaspar. This paper analyses …
    • Internal devaluation and unemployment: the case of Portugal

      Internal devaluation and unemployment: the case of Portugal

      IPP releases its fifth ‘Policy Paper’: Internal devaluation and unemployment: the case of Portugal, by António Bob Santos and Sofia Fernandes. This paper discusses the impacts of the internal devaluation …
    • The (output) gaps in the SGP

      The (output) gaps in the SGP

      IPP releases its fourth ‘Policy Paper’: The (output) gaps in the SGP, by Henrique Lopes Valença. This paper, motivated by the paramount position of the SGP in the European economic …
    • Returns to vocational education

      Returns to vocational education

      IPP releases its third ‘Policy Paper’: Returns to vocational education in Portugal, by Sofia Oliveira. With this paper we resume a theme IPP had touched upon in one of its first initiatives: the …
    • Portugal: Budget strategy for 2014-18

      Portugal: Budget strategy for 2014-18

      IPP has released the first work in its Policy Paper series (albeit in a preliminary version), “Portugal: Budget strategy for 2014-18”, by Paulo Trigo Pereira, Ricardo Cabral and Luís Teles …