Leonor Modesto

Full Professor
Leonor Modesto is Full Professor at the CATÓLICA-LISBON School of Business and Economics of the Portuguese Catholic University and she is the President of the Scientific Council of CATÓLICA-LISBON. She holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the Catholic University of Louvain (1987).  Her research interests cover macroeconomic dynamics, more specifically endogenous business cycles and the role of market distortions for the existence of indeterminacy and multiple equilibria, and labour economics (education, labour market dynamics, trade unions, employment policies, and labour market failures in general). She has published inseveral jornals including Economic Theory, Journal of Mathematical Economics, Macroeconomic Dynamics, Labor Economics,  or the  Journal of Population Economics.
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Endogenous Credit and Investment Cycles with Asset Price Volatility

CATÓLICA-LISBON Researcher(s): Leonor Modesto
Carli, F., Macroeconomic Dynamics (forthcoming), 2016
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The destabilizing effects of the social norm to work under a social security system

CATÓLICA-LISBON Researcher(s): Leonor Modesto
Dos Santos Ferreira, R., Mathematical Social Science…, 2015
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Market distortions and local indeterminacy: A general approach

CATÓLICA-LISBON Researcher(s): Teresa Lloyd Braga & Leonor Modesto
Lloyd-Braga, T., Journal of Economic Theor…, 2014
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Indeterminacy, bifurcations, and unemployment fluctuations

CATÓLICA-LISBON Researcher(s): Leonor Modesto
Dufourt, F., Macroeconomic Dynamic…, 2008
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Tax rate variability and public spending as sources of indeterminacy

CATÓLICA-LISBON Researcher(s): Leonor Modesto
Lloyd-Braga, T., Journal of Public Economic Theor…, 2008
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Unions, firing costs, and unemployment

CATÓLICA-LISBON Researcher(s): Leonor Modesto
Modesto, L., Labou…, 2008
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Indeterminacy in a finance constrained unionized economy

CATÓLICA-LISBON Researcher(s): Leonor Modesto
Lloyd-Braga, T., Journal of Mathematical Economic…, 2007
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Endogenous fluctuations in unionized economies with productive externalities

CATÓLICA-LISBON Researcher(s): Leonor Modesto
Coimbra, R., Economic Theor…, 2005
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Should I stay or should I go? Educational choices and earnings: An empirical study for Portugal

CATÓLICA-LISBON Researcher(s): Leonor Modesto
Modesto, L., Journal of Population Economic…, 2003
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Visto da Católica: A Economia Portuguesa em Exame

CATÓLICA-LISBON Researcher(s): Leonor Modesto
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An analysis of labour adjustment costs in unionized economies

CATÓLICA-LISBON Researcher(s): Leonor Modesto
Modesto, L., Labour Economic…, 2001
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Economic Performance Indicators – Portugal, Lisboa, Porto

CATÓLICA-LISBON Researcher(s): Leonor Modesto
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Portuguese banking sector: A mixed oligopoly?

CATÓLICA-LISBON Researcher(s): Leonor Modesto
Barros, F., International Journal of Industrial Organizatio…, 1999
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HERMIN Portugal

CATÓLICA-LISBON Researcher(s): Leonor Modesto
Modesto, L., Economic Modellin…, 1995
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HERMIN. A macroeconometric modelling framework for the EU periphery

CATÓLICA-LISBON Researcher(s): Leonor Modesto
Bradley, J., Economic Modellin…, 1995
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Modelling in the EU periphery. The HERMIN project

CATÓLICA-LISBON Researcher(s): Leonor Modesto
Bradley, J., Economic Modellin…, 1995
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Similarity and diversity in the EU periphery. A HERMIN-based investigation

CATÓLICA-LISBON Researcher(s): Leonor Modesto
Bradley, J., Economic Modellin…, 1995
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The macroeconomic effects of the CSF 1994-1999 in the EU periphery. An analysis based on the HERMIN model

CATÓLICA-LISBON Researcher(s): Leonor Modesto
Bradley, J., Economic Modellin…, 1995
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Energy taxation in Southern Europe: The case of Portugal

CATÓLICA-LISBON Researcher(s): Leonor Modesto
Modesto, L., Environmental & Resource Economic…, 1993
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Some Aspects of the Portuguese Labour Market, 1977-1988: Neutrality, Hysteresis and the Wage Gap

CATÓLICA-LISBON Researcher(s): Leonor Modesto
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The inventory investment equation: an empirical work using business survey data

CATÓLICA-LISBON Researcher(s): Leonor Modesto
Modesto, L., International Journal of Production Economic…, 1992