Areas of Specialization
Environmental Economics, Energy Economics, Applied Econometrics
Rui's main research interests are energy and environmental economics but he has ventured into econometrics, development economics and labor economics. His current research focuses on the effect of energy consumption on economic growth and of infrastructure development on economic performance, both in the U.S. and in the European Union.His work has appeared inEnergy Economics and Applied Economics Letters.
- B.A., University of Virginia
- M. Sc., Universidade Nova de Lisboa
- M.P.P. and M. Sc. The College of William and Mary
- Ph.D. Universidade do Algarve