Policy Papers

On the Nature and Determinants of Poor Households’ Resilience in Fragility Contexts


Authored by Christophe R. Quétel, Guy Bordin, Alexandre Abreu, Ilektra Lemi & Carlos Sangreman, this article published in the Journal of Human Development and Capabilities focuses on the resilience of placed populations in the face of great adversity.

Disarray at the headquarters: Economists and Central bankers tested by the subprime and the COVID recessions


Authored by Francisco Louçã, Alexandre Abreu and Gonçalo Pessa Costa, this paper explores the discussions among economic modellers, central banks research staff and decision-makers, namely on the adequacy of unconventional monetary policy and fiscal expansionary measures after the crisis and to COVID 19 recession.