Francisco Torres

Associate Professor (Adjunct)

Francisco Torres’ broader area of research and teaching is European Political Economy (EPE). He has been EPE Visiting Senior Fellow at the London School of Economics (5 academic years, 2014-19) and a PEFM Associate at St Antony’s College, Oxford University (2012-19).

He holds a Ph.D. in European Political Economy – European Studies (Católica, Lisbon), an MSc in Economics (Nova, Lisbon) and a 5-year degree also in Economics (Católica, Lisbon). Furthermore, he studied Economics at the EUI in Florence (PhD programme, 1986-89), having become the 1st Robert Schuman Fellow of the European Commission at CEPS in Brussels thereafter, and returning later on as a Visiting Fellow at the RSCAS/EUI, and holds an MA in International Affairs from the Johns Hopkins University, SAIS. He has also held a 1-year post-doctoral fellowship at the University of Oxford.

Book

Completing EMU, deepening the EU

CATÓLICA-LISBON Researcher(s): Francisco Torres
Bongardt, A., Challenges and Opportunities for Eurozone Governanc…, 2018
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What Should Be the EU’s Approach to Global Trade?

CATÓLICA-LISBON Researcher(s): Francisco Torres
Bongardt, A., Intereconomic…, 2018
Book

A qualitative change in the process of European integration

CATÓLICA-LISBON Researcher(s): Francisco Torres
Bongardt, A., After Brexit: Consequences for the European Unio…, 2017
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After the Election: Brexit and the EU,Nach der Wahl: Brexit und die EU

CATÓLICA-LISBON Researcher(s): Francisco Torres
Bongardt, A., Wirtschaftsdiens…, 2017
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Comprehensive Trade Agreements: Conditioning Globalisation or Eroding the European Model?

CATÓLICA-LISBON Researcher(s): Francisco Torres
Bongardt, A., Intereconomic…, 2017
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Editorial

CATÓLICA-LISBON Researcher(s): Francisco Torres
Bongardt, A., Intereconomic…, 2017
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Back to external pressure: Policy responses to the financial crisis in Portugal

CATÓLICA-LISBON Researcher(s): Francisco Torres
Torres, F., Southern Europe and the Financial Earthquake: Coping with the First Phase of the International Crisi…, 2016
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EMU reform and resilience in a re-dimensioned EU

CATÓLICA-LISBON Researcher(s): Francisco Torres
Bongardt, A., Politica Economic…, 2016
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The EMU's legitimacy and the ECB as a strategic political player in the crisis context

CATÓLICA-LISBON Researcher(s): Francisco Torres
Torres, F., Redefining European Economic Governanc…, 2016
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The political economy of brexit: Why making it easier to leave the club could improve the EU

CATÓLICA-LISBON Researcher(s): Francisco Torres
Bongardt, A., Intereconomic…, 2016
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An ‘Economics’ window on an interdisciplinary crisis

CATÓLICA-LISBON Researcher(s): Francisco Torres
Jones, E., Journal of European Integratio…, 2015
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EMU and sustainable integration

CATÓLICA-LISBON Researcher(s): Francisco Torres
Begg, I., Journal of European Integratio…, 2015
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Using interdisciplinary analysis to shape a policy agenda

CATÓLICA-LISBON Researcher(s): Francisco Torres
Jones, E., Journal of European Integratio…, 2015
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Convergence in the EU: Forging sustainable growth: The issue of convergence of preferences and institutions in EMU

CATÓLICA-LISBON Researcher(s): Francisco Torres
Bongardt, A., Intereconomic…, 2013
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The EMU's Legitimacy and the ECB as a Strategic Political Player in the Crisis Context

CATÓLICA-LISBON Researcher(s): Francisco Torres
Torres, F., Journal of European Integratio…, 2013
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The competitiveness rationale, sustainable growth and the need for enhanced economic coordination

CATÓLICA-LISBON Researcher(s): Francisco Torres
Bongardt, A., Intereconomic…, 2010
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Back to external pressure: Policy responses to the financial crisis in Portugal

CATÓLICA-LISBON Researcher(s): Francisco Torres
Torres, F., South European Society and Politic…, 2009
Book

The role of preferences and the sustainability of EMU

CATÓLICA-LISBON Researcher(s): Francisco Torres
Torres, F., The Future of EM…, 2009
Paper

Institutions, governance and economic growth in the EU: Is there a role for the Lisbon strategy?

CATÓLICA-LISBON Researcher(s): Francisco Torres
Bongardt, A., Intereconomic…, 2007
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What 'Europe'? Portugal's reactive adaptation to European institutional changes

CATÓLICA-LISBON Researcher(s): Francisco Torres
Torres, F., South European Society and Politic…, 2004
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Convergence among EU regions, 1990-2001: Quality of national institutions and "objective 1" status

CATÓLICA-LISBON Researcher(s): Francisco Torres
de Freitas, M.L., Intereconomic…, 2003
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How efficient is joint decision-making in the EU?: Environmental policies and the co-decision procedure

CATÓLICA-LISBON Researcher(s): Francisco Torres
Torres, F., Intereconomic…, 2003
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How will EMU affect cohesion?

CATÓLICA-LISBON Researcher(s): Francisco Torres
Ardy, B., Intereconomic…, 2002