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Expertise: social policy

Daniel Carolo is an assistant professor in the Economics department at ISEG, an associate researcher (FCT) at CEsA (Centre for African, Asian and Latin American Studies)/ISEG – University of Lisbon. He teaches undergraduate students of Economics, Finance and Management, the master students of International Economics and Phd students in Development Studies. He also teaches in the Public Social Policies field at INA – Instituto Nacional da Administração Pública.

Professionally, Daniel was an international advisor for East-Timor between 2010 and 2012 where he worked for the Ministry of Social Solidarity and was responsible for creating the first Social Security scheme in the country. He was later named Attaché for Cooperation at the Portuguese Embassy in East-Timor, where he was responsible for coordinating Portuguese Cooperation projects and political representation in this field between 2012 and 2015.

He obtained a Phd from ICS – University of Lisbon in 2015, with the thesis “Expense and Redistribution in Social Security in Portugal: Analysis of the 2007 reform”, and has developed research in the area of Social Security reforms, counting on four published indexed articles.

Since 2016 he has been a researcher of Institute of Public Policy, where he was executive coordinator of the project “A Pension System for the Future”, developed by the Institute of Public Policy and Social Citizenship, with the support of the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation (2016 -2017); consultant to the East-Timor- PRO-PALOP ISC Program of UNDP (2017); and has published policy papers and articles in the Press on Social Security, Poverty and Equity issues.

Nationally, he has experience with IPSS /NGDO where he occasionally provides consultancy and training services in the field of social policies and project evaluation.

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