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Welcome to the 

17th Annual Meeting of the

Portuguese Economic Journal

July 5-7 2024 - Faro, Portugal

The Portuguese Economic Journal aims to publish high-quality theoretical, empirical, applied or policy-oriented research papers on any field in economics. The geographical reference in the name of the journal only means that the journal is an initiative of Portuguese scholars. There will be no bias in favour of particular topics and issues.


The Portuguese Economic Journal 2024 Conference is an international generalist conference in economics. Researchers from all fields of economics are invited to participate. Since its first edition in 2007, this annual conference has been a lively forum for exchange between researchers from all over the world.

Keynote Speakers
























Professor of Applied Economics, Universitat de les Illes Balears (SPAIN)






Professor at the Department of Economics, University of Sussex (UK)

The Portuguese Economic Journal 2024 Conference is organized by the Faculty of Economics, University of Algarve. The event is supported by two research centers: CEFAGE - Centre for Advanced Studies in Management and Economics; and CinTurs - Research Centre for Tourism, Sustainability and Well-being.

Faro is the capital of Algarve: The Southernmost region of continental Portugal. The Algarve is by far the most important Portuguese tourism destination. Its Mediterranean weather combined with magnificent beaches, pristine landscapes and tasty gastronomy makes it unforgettable for the visitor.




Local Organizing Committee::

Pedro Pintassilgo
Hugo Pinto

Ana Paula Barreira
Antónia Correia
Carlos Cândido
Efigénio Rebelo
Jorge Andraz
Luís Coelho
Luís Pereira
João Albino Silva
Marisa Cesário
Nélia Norte
Patrícia Pinto
Rui Nunes
Sérgio Santos
Sílvia Fernandes

Technical Support:
Jennifer Elston

Ana Afonso
Dalila Rebelo
David Patrício
João Gonçalves
Julieta Rosa
Marlene Fernandes
Tony Chaveiro

Scientific Committee:

Sequeira, Sandra (chair) - London School of Economics, UK.

Aguiar-Conraria, Luís - University of Minho, Portugal.

Chaves, Cristina - University of Porto, Portugal.

Carvalho, Vasco - University of Cambridge, UK.

Dias, Álvaro - ISCTE – University Institute of Lisbon, Portugal.

Hoernig, Steffen - Nova School of Business & Economics, Portugal.

Palma, Nuno - University of Manchester, UK.

Pereira dos Santos, João - ISEG – Lisbon School of Economics & Management, Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal.

Reis, Catarina - Católica Lisbon School of Business & Economics, Portugal.

Rodrigues, Paulo - Banco de Portugal, Portugal.

Sá, Carla - University of Minho, Portugal.

Silva, André - Federal Reserve Board, US.

Vilela, Inês - Royal Holloway, University of London, UK.


Call for papers

Submissions in all fields of Economics are welcomed (until 15 March 2024) at:


Papers should be written in English. The cover page should contain the following elements: article title, name of the author(s), affiliation(s), presenter, address(es), email(s), abstract (up to 600 words), keywords, and JEL classification codes. Applications to the Consultaccount Award should also be mentioned on the cover page.

The Portuguese Economic Journal is pleased to announce the Consultaccount Award for the best paper presented by a PhD student at its 17th Annual Meeting. The award consists of a certificate and a pecuniary prize of EUR 750. All students currently enrolled in a PhD program are eligible for this award. Candidates should clearly mention they are applying for the Consultaccount award on the cover page of their manuscript when submitting it to the conference. The conference’s Scientific Committee will select the winner, who will be presented with their award at the conference's final plenary session.

Key Dates:

Paper submission: 15 March 2024
Notification of acceptance: 19 April 2024
Early registration: 24 May 2024
Late registration: 22 June 2024
Presenters' registration: 7 June 2024



Friday 5th July

9:00   Registration

9:30   Opening Ceremony

10:00  Plenary Session I


11:30   Parallel Sessions I


14:30  Parallel Sessions II


16:30  Parallel Sessions III

20:00  Conference Dinner

Saturday 6th July

9:30  Parallel Sessions IV


11:30  Plenary Session II

12:30 Consultaccount Award


14:30 Parallel Sessions V


18:45 – 20:45 6th PEJ Football Cup




Registration can be completed by filling in the form below.


Link to registration form HERE!



(By the 24th May 2024)

Regular Registration Fees - 340 Euros

Student Registration Fees - 130 Euros
Accompanying Person - 70 Euros



(25th May to 22nd June 2024)

Regular Registration Fees - 410 Euros
Student Registration Fees - 200 Euros
Accompanying Person - 90 Euros

The fee includes:

Attendance to all scientific sessions
Official documentation of the conference
Certificate of attendance
2 Lunches
1 Gala dinner
Access to
4 coffee breaks


Payments are made by bank transfer. Here is the bank information:
Bank transfer to: Universidade do Algarve
IBAN – PT50 0035 0205 0001 1529530 19
Account number: 0205011529530
Bank’s name: Caixa Geral de Depósitos

Please indicate "PEJ2024" and your name in the bank transfer. This is very important for checking the payment and provide invoices/receipts.


Travel and Tourism



Reaching Faro…
The city of Faro is the provincial capital of the Algarve region located in the South end of Portugal, with a population of 60.000. Faro is located 280 km south of Lisbon and is connected by high-way to Lisbon and Seville (200 km). Faro can also be reached by plain and railway. plane:
The nearest airport is Faro International Airport, which is about 5 km from the city. If you are flying into Faro, the easiest way to get to the hotel is by taxi, which costs around €12.0. train:
Faro is located on the Southern Line and is connected to several cities by rail, with numerous services, including the Alfa Pendular service. Check the timetable and prices at . Faro train station is about 5 minutes walk from the city centre.


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