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

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

Dos Santos Ferreira, R., Lloyd-Braga, T. & Modesto, L., Mathematical Social Sciences, 2015
CATÓLICA-LISBON Researcher(s): Teresa Lloyd Braga & Leonor Modesto
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Market distortions and local indeterminacy: A general approach

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

Dufourt, F., Lloyd-Braga, T. & Modesto, L., Macroeconomic Dynamics, 2008
CATÓLICA-LISBON Researcher(s): Teresa Lloyd Braga & Leonor Modesto
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Tax rate variability and public spending as sources of indeterminacy

Lloyd-Braga, T., Modesto, L. & Seegmuller, T., Journal of Public Economic Theory, 2008
CATÓLICA-LISBON Researcher(s): Teresa Lloyd Braga & Leonor Modesto
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Unions, firing costs, and unemployment

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

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

Coimbra, R., Lloyd-Braga, T. & Modesto, L., Economic Theory, 2005
CATÓLICA-LISBON Researcher(s): Teresa Lloyd Braga & Leonor Modesto
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Should I stay or should I go? Educational choices and earnings: An empirical study for Portugal

Modesto, L., Journal of Population Economics, 2003
CATÓLICA-LISBON Researcher(s): Leonor Modesto
Book

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

Modesto, L. & Thomas, J.P., Labour Economics, 2001
CATÓLICA-LISBON Researcher(s): Leonor Modesto
Book

Economic Performance Indicators – Portugal, Lisboa, Porto


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

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

Modesto, L. & Neves, P.D., Economic Modelling, 1995
CATÓLICA-LISBON Researcher(s): Leonor Modesto
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HERMIN. A macroeconometric modelling framework for the EU periphery

Bradley, J., Modesto, L. & Sosvilla-Rivero, S., Economic Modelling, 1995
CATÓLICA-LISBON Researcher(s): Leonor Modesto
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Modelling in the EU periphery. The HERMIN project

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

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

Bradley, J., Herce, J.-A. & Modesto, L., Economic Modelling, 1995
CATÓLICA-LISBON Researcher(s): Leonor Modesto
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Energy taxation in Southern Europe: The case of Portugal

Modesto, L., Environmental & Resource Economics, 1993
CATÓLICA-LISBON Researcher(s): Leonor Modesto
Book chapter

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

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