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AREA OF SCIENTIFIC ACTIVITY

  • Economics
  • Labor and Demographic Economics
  • Household Production and National Accounts
  • Firm Organization and Behavior Economics
  • Teaching of Economics and New Technologies
EDUCATION
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE AND POSITIONS
RESEARCH PROJECTS
PRIZES AND GRANTS
Prizes | Grants
PUBLICATIONS
Books and Book Chapters | Thesis
Papers in Scientific Journals and Working Papers
Papers in Conference Proceedings
PRESENTATIONS
Oral Presentations | Posters
OTHER SCIENTIFIC ACTIVITIES
Organization and Edition | Referee
COURSES TAUGHT
Teaching | Previous Teaching
Projects | Textbooks
LANGUAGE

DOMAIN OF SPECIALIZATION

"Time Allocation, Work Behavior and Employment Determination and Creation; Human Capital". (JEL J2)

Go to the top of this pageEDUCATION

  • 1997: Ph.D., Economics, ISEG, Technical University of Lisbon.
  • 1988: Master, Economics, ISE, Technical University of Lisbon.
  • 1979: 1st degree ("Licenciatura"), Economics, ISE, Technical University of Lisbon.

Go to the top of this pagePROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE AND POSITIONS

  • 1997-present: Assistant Professor (with tenure since 2003), Technical University of Lisbon.
  • 1988-1997: Teaching Assistant, Technical University of Lisbon.
  • 1982-1988: Trainee Teaching Assistant, Technical University of Lisbon.
  • 1999-present: Macroeconomics teaching at Air Force Academy (Academia da Força Aérea) under a protocol with Technical University of Lisbon.
  • 1993-2004: Short training courses at Instituto de Emprego e Formação Professional (IEFP), public training institution.
  • 2002 (December) – 2005 (January) - Member (" Vogal ") of the Executive Board of Department of Economics, ISEG, Technical University of Lisbon .
  • 2002 (December) – 2005 (January) – Departmental Coordinator of Erasmus Program (European Community Mobility Program in the field of higher education).

Go to the top of this pageRESEARCH PROJECTS

  • (April 2010-March 2011) Fontainha, Elsa (Portuguese Coordinator) with Joanne Smailes (United Kingdom Coordinator) Project "C2LEARN - Communities of Learning: extending the boundaries of the learning experience through collaboration across different universities” (second Phase) Treaty of Windsor Anglo-Portuguese Joint Research Programme, Portuguese Council of Rectors (CRUP) and the British Council.
  • (April 2009-March 2010) Fontainha, Elsa (Portuguese Coordinator) with Pat Gannon-Leary (United Kingdom Coordinator) Project "C2LEARN - Communities of Learning: extending the boundaries of the learning experience through collaboration across different universities” Treaty of Windsor Anglo-Portuguese Joint Research Programme, Portuguese Council of Rectors (CRUP) and the British Council.
  • (April 2008-February 2009) Fontainha, E. Individual Project "After the School day is over: Building Human and Social Capital in Canada and Portugal", Canadian Studies Faculty Research Award, Faculty Research Program 2007-2008, International Council for Canadian Studies.
  • (2004-2007) Fontainha, E. (Coordinator) Project "Time Allocation: models and measurements", CISEP - Centro de Investigação sobre Economia Portuguesa - ISEG, Technical University of Lisbon, Portuguese Science Foundation, Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia (FCT).
  • (2006) Fontainha, E. UNIVERSITY TEACHING AND THE INTERNET "Online survey held from February to April 2006, concerning the use of the Internet in teaching activities at Portuguese universities".
    http://pascal.iseg.utl.pt/~elmano/eui.shtml
  • (2005) Sabbatical Leave at St. Marys University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada; Research Center Time Use Research Project (TURP).
  • (1994-2000) Co-researcher, Projecto de Avaliação Parcelar no Domínio do Reforço da Qualificação dos Recursos Humanos do PEDIP II, [Evaluation of Education and Training Components of the Industrial Plan] período 1994-1999. Team:Centro de Investigação sobre Economia Portuguesa CISEP - ISEG, Technical University of Lisbon and CESO - I&D - Investigação e Desenvolvimento CRL.
  • (1998) Consultant, Usos do Tempo, diferenças entre géneros - Orçamentos sobre o Uso do Tempo [Time Use - Gender Differences; Time Use Budgets), IEFP - Instituto de Emprego e Formação Profissional and CIDM - Presidência do Conselho de Ministros. Team: CESIS - Centro de Estudos para a Intervenção Social.
  • (1992) Co-researcher, Projecto de Concepção de um Sistema de Indicadores de Alerta do Mercado de Emprego [ Labor Market Indicators - Advanced Indicators] (1st phase - 1992), Departamento de Estatística do Ministério do Emprego e Segurança Social. Team: CISEP - ISEG Technical University of Lisbon, e CETE – Faculdade de Economia da Universidade do Porto, Oporto University, Faculty of Economics.
  • (1992) Consultant, Research and Technology Management in Enterprises: Issues for Community Policy (MONITOR - SAST PROJECT nr. 8) Coordination: Maastricht Economic Research Institute on Inovation and Tecnhology .
  • (1991) Co-researcher Observatório Económico e Social [Economic and Social Observatory] - Projecto de Investigação Intercentros Universitários de Investigação, CISEP - ISEG, Coimbra University, Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian.
  • (1988-1989) Principal Researcher, Padrões Alimentares dos Portugueses; Novos Produtos Alimentares e Autoconsumo, [Portuguese Food Patterns; New Products and Self-production] Instituto Nacional de Defesa do Consumidor.
  • (1988-1989) Co-researcher, Projecto Trabalho Atípico e Modos de Gestão de Mão de Obra no Comércio de Lisboa, CISEP. Lisbon Municipality.
  • (1988-1990) Co-researcher, Sistema de Observação Permanente do Emprego, Tecnologia e Inovação [ Permanent Observatory of Employment, Technology and Innovation], CISEP – ISEG, Junta Nacional de Investigação Científica e Tecnológica – JNICT (National Institution of Scientific Research and Technology).
  • (1983-1984) Junior Researcher, Tecnologias Apropriadas e Desenvolvimento Económico, [Appropriate Technologies and Economic Development] CEDEP - ISEG. Junta Nacional de Investigação Científica e Tecnológica (National Institution of Scientific Research and Technology).

Go to the top of this page PRIZES AND GRANTS

Go to the top of this pagePrizes

  • 2007 Canadian Studies Faculty Research Award offered by the International Council for Canadian Studies. Individual project "After the School day is over: Building Human and Social Capital in Canada and Portugal". http://geo.international.gc.ca/canada-europa/portugal/services/new-en.asp?id=13000
  • 1988 FAO-United Nations Prize ( Portugal ) Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations Research Report: "Nutrition and Development".

Go to the top of this pageGrants and Funding

  • British Council, United Kingdom
  • Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR). London, United Kingdom
  • Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS), France
  • Conselho de Reitores das Universidades Portuguesas (CRUP)
  • Eurostat DG-EMPL, Brussels, Belgium
  • Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian (FCG), Lisbon, Portugal
  • Fundação Para a Ciência e Tecnologia (FCT), Lisbon, Portugal
  • International Council for Canadian Studies, Government of Canada
  • ISEG - Instituto Superior de Economia e Gestão, Lisbon, Portugal
  • IZA Institute for Study of Labor, Bonn, Germany
  • Junta Nacional de Investigação Científica e Tecnológica (JNICT), Lisbon, Portugal
  • Levy Economics Institute of Bard College, New York, USA
  • Research Centre on the Portuguese Economy (CISEP), Portugal
  • Standing Committee on Regional and Urban Statistics (SCORUS Europe )
  • Technical University of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal
  • Thyssen Foundation, Germany
  • Université de Nice Sophia Antipolis (GREDEC), France
  • Vienna Institute of Demography, Austria

Go to the top of this pagePUBLICATIONS

Go to the top of this pageBooks and Book Chapters

  • Fontainha, E. (forthcoming) Editorial Board Member of Encyclopedia of Quality of Life, 10 volumes, Springer Science and Business Media


     
  • Gannon-Leary, P. and Fontainha, E. (2010) "Communities of learning: extending the boundaries of the learning experience through cross-institutional collaboration" Chapter 15 in Spector, J. M., Ifenthaler, D., Isaías,P., Kinshuk, and Sampson, D.G. (eds) Learning and Instruction in the Digital Age, Springer. ISBN: 978-1-4419-1550-4 [Table of Contents] [About the book] [listed in the ISI proceedings index]
  • Fontainha, E. (2010) “O Ensino Universitário em Economia e Gestão e a Internet :Resultados de um Inquérito às Opiniões e Práticas dos Docentes” Chapter in Romão, A., Ramos Silva, J. and Ennes Ferreira, M. (2010) book "Homenagem a Adelino Torres"
  • Fontainha, E. (in progress) [Work and Leisure in Portugal – an economic approach of time] "Trabalho e Lazer em Portugal – uma abordagem económica do tempo".
  • Amaral, João Ferreira do (Coord.) Caetano, G., Ferreira, C., Fontainha, E. Louçã, F. and Santos, S. (2007, 2nd ed.) [Macroeconomics – an introduction, 2nd ed .] Introdução à Macroeconomia, , Escolar Editora, Lisboa, 2007.
  • Fontainha, E. (2005), "Time Allocation and Labour Supply – a contribution to a literature review on methods and data based on economics journals", Van Dijkum, C., J. Blasius, H. Kleijer, and B. Van Hilten (Eds.) (2005), Logic and Methodology. 2nd edition, Budrich-Verlag, Germany.
  • Fontainha, E. (2002) [Macroeconomics – an introduction] Introdução à Macroeconomia, João Ferreira do Amaral (Coord.), Escolar Editora, Lisboa.
  • Fontainha, E. (1999) [Time Use and Work Evaluation] Os Usos do Tempo e o Valor do Trabalho, Heloísa Perista (Coord.), Ministério do Trabalho e da Solidariedade, Colecção Estudos, n.15.(451 pgs)
    ISBN 972-704-182-5.
  • Fontainha, E. (1989) [Women and Economics: home work – theories and evaluation methodologies] As mulheres e a economia: o trabalho doméstico - teorias e métodos de avaliação, in As Mulheres a Identidade Cultural e a Defesa Nacional, CCF - Presidência do Conselho de Ministros, p.143-175.
    ISBN 972-597-049-7

Go to the top of this page Thesis

"Utilização da Capacidade Produtiva: Concepções, Metodologias de Avaliação e Determinantes - Análise do Sector Transformador Alimentar Português" [Productive Capacity Utilization: Concepts, Methods and Determinants – An Analysis of the Portuguese Food Processing Sector], Ph.D. Thesis, Universidade Técnica de Lisboa, 1997.

"Actividades Económicas Não Reguladas: Tipologias, Interpretações e Métodos de Avaliação" [Non-regulated Economic Activities: Typologies, Meanings and Evaluation], Masters Thesis, Universidade Técnica de Lisboa, 1988.

Go to the top of this page Papers in Scientific Journals and Working Papers

  • Gannon-Leary, P., Fontainha, E. and Bent , M. (2011), "The Loneliness of the Long Distance Researcher" , Library High Tech, vol.11, issue 3 (09 September 2011) [ISI Journal]
  • Cardoso, A. R., Fontainha, E. and Monfardini, C. (2010) “Children’s and parents’ time use: empirical evidence on investment in human capital in France, Germany and Italy”, Review of Economics of the Household. DOI 10.1007/s11150-010-9090-5 [available at http://www.springerlink.com/content/2m06518pk4355414/fulltext.pdf] - ISI Journal
  • Fontainha, E., Garcia, Teresa and Passos, José (2010), "Older workers: determinants of hiring and late retirement", Cadernos Sociedade e Trabalho, Portuguese Ministry of Labour and Solidarity
  • Cardoso, A. R., Fontainha, E. and Monfardini, C. (2008) "Children and Parents Time Use: Empirical Evidence on Investment in Human Capital in France, Italy and Germany", IZA Institute for the Study of Labor Discussion Paper No. 3815.
    [paper] http://papers.ssrn.com/abstract=1298258
  • Gannon-Leary, P. and Fontainha, E. (2008), “Communities of Practice and Virtual Learning Communities: Benefits, Barriers and Success Factors”, eLearning Papers Special Edition 2008 [with the best published articles in the digital journal], publication of the European Commission's portal for promoting the use of ICT for lifelong learning, pp. 20-29.
  • Cardoso, A. R., Fontainha, E. and Monfardini, C. (2008) "Children and Parents Time Use: Empirical Evidence on Investment in Human Capital in France, Italy and Germany", Centre for Household Income, Labour and Demographic Economics (CHILD), WP CHILD n. 17/2008.
  • Gannon-Leary, P. and Fontainha, E. (2007), “Communities of Practice and Virtual Learning Communities: Benefits, Barriers and Success Factors”, eLearning Papers, n.5, September.
    Available at http://www.elearningpapers.eu/index.php?lng=en&page=home
  • Fontainha, E. (2007)[Working Time and Firm Size] “Tempo de Trabalho e Dimensão Empresarial” , Cadernos Sociedade e Trabalho, IX, Quadros de Pessoal e Investigação em Economia, Gabinete de Estratégia e Planeamento do Ministério do Trabalho e da Solidariedade Social, pp. 45-62.
  • Fontainha, E. (2007), “Intergenerational Transfers in Time an International Comparison”, Bulletin of the International Statistical Institute (ISI).
  • Fontainha, E. (forthcoming) "Elderly Time Allocation and Well-Being: What Changes after Retirement? An International Comparison" Working Paper, Levy Economics Institute of Bard College , New York , USA .
  • Fontainha, E. (2005), "Social Cohesion Across Europe. Does Time Allocation Matter? ", European Review of Labour and Research, n.1/2005, Brussels .
  • Fontainha, E. (1985) "Determinantes da Procura dos Serviços de Saúde na Área Metropolitana de Lisboa", Estudos de Economia, ISEG - Universidade Técnica de Lisboa, Lisbon, n.4[“Determinants of Demand for Health Services in the Metropolitan Lisbon Area”, Estudos de Economia, ISEG – Technical University of Lisbon]

Go to the top of this page Papers in Conference Proceedings

  • Smailes, J. and Fontainha, E. (2011), “Academic Adjustment: a pilot to assess the potential of a virtual mentoring scheme”, 6th Iberian Conference on Information Systems and Technologies (CISTI), Chaves, June. [listed in the ISI proceedings index]
  • Smailes, J. and and Fontainha, E. (2011). “A model for utilising social networking for academic adjustment purposes”, 15th International Association on Teachers and Teaching (ISATT), University of Minho, 5-8 July, pages (tba)
  • Gannon-Leary, P. and Fontainha, E. (2010) "Communities of learning: extending the boundaries of the learning experience through cross-institutional collaboration" Chapter 15 in Spector, J. M., Ifenthaler, D., Isaías,P., Kinshuk, and Sampson, D.G. (eds) Learning and Instruction in the Digital Age, Springer. ISBN: 978-1-4419-1550-4 [Table of Contents] [About the book] [listed in the ISI proceedings index]
  • Fontainha, E. (2010). “The Determinants of ERP, SCM and CRM Systems in European Firms”, in J.E. Quintela Varajão et al. (Eds.) ENTERprise Information Systems, Part I, http://www.springer.com/computer/database+management+%26+information+retrieval/book/978-3-642-16401-9, CCIS-Communications in Computer and Information Science, 109, pp. 147–150, Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg. [listed in the ISI proceedings index]
  • Fontainha, E. (2010). “Work to Retirement Transition Effects on Well-Being and Life Satisfaction”, 12th Biennial Conference of the International Society for the Study of Work and Organization Values, 27-30 June, Congress Center Estoril, Lisbon, Portugal.
  • Smailes, J., Crumbley, J. and Fontainha, E. (2010). “Pilot to investigate peer mentoring in a virtual format”, IADIS International Association for Development of the Information Society, Conference: E-SOCIETY, Porto, Portugal March 18-21.
  • Monfardini, C. , Cardoso, A.R. and Fontainha, E. (2008) “Children’s and parents’ time use: Implications for investment in Human Capital in France, Italy and Germany”, XXII Annual Conference of the European Society for Population Economics (ESPE), University College London, London , UK , June. [on line Proceedings]
  • Fontainha, E. (2008) “With whom are you doing? Applying Network Analysis to Measure Intra-household Resources Allocation, Bargaining and Interactions”, 30th Conference of International Association for Research in Income and Wealth (IARIW), Portoroz , Slovenia, August.
  • Fontainha, E. and Gannon-Leary, P. (2008), "Communities of Learning: Extending the Boundaries of the Learning Experience Through Collaboration Across Different Universities", IADIS International Conference Cognition and Exploratory Learning in Digital Age, co-organized by Albert-Ludwings-Universität, Freiburg, Germany, October 13-15.
  • Fontainha, E. and Gannon-Leary, P. (2008), “Economic Education and Internet : Teachers Opinions and Practices”, International Council on Education for Teaching (ICET) 53rd World Assembly, Book of Proceedings, 277-284.
  • Fontainha, E. (2007) “Intergenerational Transfers in Time an International Comparison”, Proceedings of 56th session of the International Statistical Institute (ISI), August, Lisbon.
  • Fontainha, E. (2007) “Economic Education and Internet – Evidence from one University Survey”, Proceedings of Cognition and Exploratory Learning in Digital Age IADIS Conference, International Association for Development of the Information Society, December.
  • Fontainha, E. (to be confirmed) “Ensino Universitário em Economia e Gestão e Internet – Opiniões, e Práticas dos Professores em relação ao Uso da Internet”, Actas do 2º Congresso da Ordem dos Economistas, Lisbon, October.
  • Fontainha, E. (2006) Plenary Session, invited speaker: "Learning in Europe Throughout The Life Cycle – Still a Long Way to Go", EUROSTAT Seminar on Time Use Surveys – Exploring TUS results for decision, policy-making and research proposes, co-organized by DG-EMPL and Eurostat October 2006, Eurostat/F2/TUS/2006
  • Fontainha, E. (2006) Plenary Session "The Work-to-Retirement Transition Effects on Economic Well-Being of Individuals and Intergenerational: an International Comparison Based on Household Panel and Time Use Data Households", [ Plenary Session, President Thesia Garner] Bureau of Labor Statistics, Washington DC, USA, 29th General Conference of International Association for Research in Income and Wealth (IARIW), Joensuu , Finland, August.
    Paper online: http://www.iariw.org/c2006.asp
  • Fontainha, E. (2006) “Internet at Portuguese Universities: Teachers’ Opinions and Practices” Proceedings of IADIS Virtual Multi Conference on Computer Science and Information Systems, May, pp. 75-80.
  • Fontainha, E. (2005) "Elderly Time Allocation and Well-Being: What Changes After Retirement? An International Comparison", Time Use and Economic Well-Being, Conference Levy Economics Institute of Bard College , NY , USA .
  • Fontainha, E. (2005) "A Internet na Formação dos Economistas em Portugal- o que revelam as páginas online", Tema do Congresso : A formação dos Economistas , 1º Congresso Nacional dos Economistas , Ordem dos Economistas , [ “ Internet Use in the Training of Economists in Portugal – what online pages reveal”, Theme of Conference: The Training of Economists, 1st National Conference of Economists, The Association of Economists, Oporto , November]. (note: owing to a conflict of dates with the Levy Economics Institute Conference above, it was not possible to present the paper in person; papers was included in the Proceedings).
    Paper on line: http://www.ordemeconomistas.pt/congresso/
  • Fontainha, E. (2005) "Dynamics and Patterns in 20 Cities in 10 European Countries", Conference: Competing and Caring: Urban Research for European Urban Policy, the Standing Committee on Regional and Urban Statistics (SCORUS Europe), the City of Amsterdam (Department for Research and Statistics, O+S), Amsterdam, Netherlands, September.
    Paper online: http://www.hetkenniscentrum.nl/conference/
  • Fontainha, E. (2005) "Children, Mother and Father time management and perception of Stress: families in a rush" session Time Use Data and Analysis, organized by Professor Suzanne Bianchi (University of Maryland-USA) at XXV Conference of International Union for Scientific Study of Population, Tours, France, July.
    Paper online: http://iussp2005.princeton.edu/
  • Fontainha, E. (2004) "Time Allocation – a contribution to a literature review on methods and data based on economics journals and publications (1998 - 2004)", in van Dijkum , C. and J. Blasius , H. Kleijer , and B. Van Hilten (Eds.) (2004), Recent Developments and Applications in Social Research Methodology, Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Logic and Methodology, August 17-20, 2004, Amsterdam, Published by SISWO – Institute for the Social Sciences, Netherlands.
    ISBN 90-6706-176-x.
  • Fontainha, E. and P. Gomes (2004) "O Ensino da Economia e a Web – Contributos para o Conhecimento do Caso Português", Conferência e-Learning no Ensino Superior, University of Aveiro, Portugal. [“Teaching Economics and the Web – Contributions to Knowledge of the Portuguese Case”, Conference: E-learning in Higher Education, University of Aveiro , Portugal ]
    ISBN 972-789-134-9.
  • Fontainha, E. (2004) "Time Allocation, Time Pressure and Stress – family composition matters", in McIntyre, J. Houdmont and   Flaxman (Editors) 6th Conference of the European Academy of Occupational Health Psychology, Institute of Work, Health and Organizations, University of Nottingham, UK, Maia , Oporto , Portugal.
    ISBN 972-9048-14-2.
  • Fontainha, E. (2004) "Time Allocation, Time Pressure and Stress – family composition matters", in McIntyre, J. Houdmont and Flaxman (Editors) 6th Conference of the European Academy of Occupational Health Psychology, Institute of Work, Health and Organizations, University of Nottingham, UK, Maia , Oporto , Portugal.
    ISBN 972-9048-14-2.
  • Fontainha, E. (2004) " Time Allocation and Labor Supply – a Literature Review", 26th Conference of International Association for Time Use Research, International Association of Time Use Research e Istituto Nazionale di Statistica (ISTAT), Rome, Italy, 27-29 October.
  • Fontainha, E. (2004) "Social Cohesion Across Europe . Does Time Allocation Matter? ", 7th International Industrial Relations Association European Regional Congress, International Industrial Relations Association (IIRA), Lisbon , Portugal , September.
  • Fontainha, E. (2004) "Parental Time and Labour Supply", International Conference on Work-Life Balance across the Life Course, ISA and CRFR - University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK, June-July.
  • Fontainha, E. (2004) "Comparing First and Second European Cities – Market and Non-Market Relations", 24th SCORUS Conference, SCORUS - International Statistical Institute, Minnesota Population Center and IPUMS of University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA, May.
  • Fontainha, E. (2004) "Working Time, Hourly Wages and Firm Size", 9th International Symposium on Working Time, CNRS de Université Paris 1 - Panthéon Sorbonne, CNAM, Université de Paris Dauphine, International Labour Office e European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions, Paris, France, February.
  • Fontainha, E. (2003) "Part Time Work and Backward Bending Labor Supply Curve" 25th Conference International Association for Time Use Research, VUB – Free University of Brussels and International Association for Time Use Research, Brussels, Belgium, October.
  • Fontainha, E. (2002) "Non-Market Interactions and Urban Indicators - What can we learn from the Time Use Surveys", 23rd Conference on Regional and Urban Statistics and Research - Statistics for the Cities of Tomorrow, Standing Committee on Regional and Urban Statistics (SCORUS),   International Association for Official Statistics (IAOS), section of International Statistical Institute (ISI) Instituto Nacional de Estatística (INE), Lisbon,Portugal , June.
  • Fontainha, E. (1995) "O nível de utilização da capacidade produtiva - apresentação de alguns resultados para o caso da indústria alimentar portuguesa", 4º Encontro Nacional de Economia Industrial, CISEP-ISEG, Lisbon, Portugal, September. [“The level of Productive Capacity Utilization – presentation of some findings for the Portuguese food industry”, 4th National Industrial Economics Symposium, CISEP-ISEG, Lisbon , Portugal , September.].
  • Fontainha, E. (1989) "As Mulheres e a Economia. O Trabalho Doméstico - Teorias e Métodos de Avaliação", Conferência As Mulheres a Identidade Cultural e a Defesa Nacional, CCF- Presidência do Conselho de Ministros and Ministério da Defesa, Lisbon, Portugal, April. [Women and the Economy. Domestic Work – Theories and Evaluation Methods”, conference, Women, Cultural Identity and National Defense, CCF – Presided by the Council of Ministers and the Ministry of Defense, Lisbon , Portugal , April.]  
  • Fontainha, E. (1985) "Determinantes da procura dos serviços de saúde na Área Metropolitana de Lisboa", V Jornadas de Economia da Saúde, Escola Nacional de Saúde Pública, Instituto Ricardo Jorge, Lisbon, Portugal, May. [“Determinants of Health Services Demand in the Metropolitan Area of Lisbon ”, 5th Symposium on Health Economics, National School of Public Health, Instituto Ricardo Jorge, Lisbon , Portugal , May.]

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Go to the top of this page Oral Presentations

  • Fontainha, E. (2011, forthcoming), “Power, interactions and households' economic behavior”, Plenary Session “Household level time use”, 33rd International Association for Time Use Research Conference, University of Oxford, UK, 31st July - 4th August.
  • Proença, I. and Fontainha, E. (2011, forthcoming), “Variety in Time Use - An approach with models for count data”, 33rd International Association for Time Use Research Conference, University of Oxford, UK, 31st July - 4th August.
  • Fontainha, E. (2011, forthcoming) , “Children and Families: Time Management and Perception of Stress”, 3rd International Conference – International Society for Child Indicators, University of York, UK, 26th – 27th July.
  • Fontainha, E., Garcia, M.T. and Passos, J. (2011), "Firm’s Hiring Decisions and Older Workers", 6th European Workshop on Labour Markets and Demographic Change, Vienna Institute of Demography, Austria, 7th-8th April.
  • Fontainha, E. (2010). “The Determinants of ERP, SCM and CRM Systems in European Firms”, CENTERIS’2010 - Conference on Enterprise Information Systems – aligning technology, organizations and people, 20-22 October 2010, Viana do Castelo, Portugal. [publisher Springer-Verlag, CCIS series (Communications in Computer and Information Science), listed in the ISI proceedings index].
  • Harvey, Andrew S. and Fontainha, E. (2010). “Intra-household time transfers in Canada”, 32nd annual meeting of the International Association for Time Use Research (IATUR), 6-9 July, Science Po, Paris, France.Organization: Sciences Po (Observatoire sociologique du changement),INSEE-French National Institute of Statistics, CNRS, section 40-Institute for humanities and social sciences of the National Centre for Scientific Research and Université, Cergy Pontoise (Thema Théorie économique, modélisation et applications).
  • Fontainha, E. (2010).“After the school day is over: Building human and social capital in Canada and Portugal”,32nd annual meeting of the International Association for Time Use Research (IATUR), 6-9 July, Science Po, Paris, France.Organization: Sciences Po (Observatoire sociologique du changement),INSEE-French National Institute of Statistics, CNRS, section 40-Institute for humanities and social sciences of the National Centre for Scientific Research and Université, Cergy Pontoise (Thema Théorie économique, modélisation et applications).
  • Fontainha, E. (2010). “Work to Retirement Transition Effects on Well-Being and Life Satisfaction”, 12th Biennial Conference of the International Society for the Study of Work and Organization Values, 27-30 June, Congress Center Estoril, Lisbon, Portugal.
  • Fontainha, E. (2010). “Students’ time allocation and human capital”, E5 Encontro de Economia, Econometria e Métodos Estatísticos em Educação [Workshop E5 Economics, Econometrics and Statistical Methods in Education, org: UECE and CEMAPRE, ISEG, Lisbon, Portugal 6 and 7 May.
  • Smailes, J., Crumbley, J. and Fontainha, E. (2010). “Pilot to investigate peer mentoring in a virtual format”, IADIS International Association for Development of the Information Society, Conference: E-SOCIETY, Porto, Portugal March
  • Fontainha, E. (2010), “After the school day is over: building human and social capital in Canada and Portugal” Department of Economics Seminar, Lisbon , Portugal , February 5.
  • Fontainha, E. Garcia, Teresa and Passos, José (2009), "Older workers: determinants of hiring and late retirement" , Workshop Economic Analysis Using Linked Employer and Employee Data, NIPE University of Minho, Braga Portugal, 18th September.
  • Fontainha, E. and Varanda, Marta (2009), “Inter-disciplinary Communication Flows Between Scientific Domains – the case of Time Use Research”, 31st International Association Time Use Research (IATUR), Leuphana University, Lueneburg, Germany, 23-25 September.
  • Fontainha, E. and Varanda, Marta (2009), “Fluxos comunicacionais entre domínios científicos: a análise da co-citação de revistas nos estudos do uso do tempo”, 2º Encontro de Analistas de Redes Sociais, ISPA, Lisbon, Portugal, 10-11 September.
  • Fontainha, E. (2009) "After the school day is over; Building human and social capital in Canada and Portugal", 43rd Annual Conference of the Canadian Economic Association, May 28-31, University of Toronto.
  • Fontainha, E. (2009) "After the School day is over - Youth QOL in Canada and Portugal", 9th International Conference of the International Society for Quality of Life Studies (ISQOLS), Florence University, July 19-23, 2009.
  • Fontainha, E. (2009) "Elderly Well-Being: What Changes After Retirement An International Comparison", 9th International Conference of the International Society for Quality of Life Studies (ISQOLS), Florence University, July 19-23, 2009.
  • Fontainha, E. and Gannon-Leary, P. (2009), “Network Analysis of Virtual Communities of Learning of Economics Educators”, AEA Annual Meeting January 3-5, San Francisco,CA, USA. http://www.vanderbilt.edu/AEA/Annual_Meeting/index.htm
  • Fontainha, E. and Coelho, Edviges (2009), "Network indicators: a new generation of measures? Exploratory review and illustration based on ESS data", NTTS New Techniques and Technologies for Statistics Conference, European Commission, Eurostat - Unit B5, Brussels, Belgium, 18-20 February. http://www.ntts2009.eu/
  • Fontainha, E. and Gannon-Leary, P. (2009) “Virtual Communities of learning and Network Analysis: A case study”, 2nd ICC Winter Workshop on Complexity in Social Systems, Institute for Complexity Sciences, ISCTE, Lisbon, 10 January. http://www.listaweb.com.pt/icc/icc-wcss2009/
  • Fontainha, E. (2008) “With whom are you doing? Applying Network Analysis to Measure Intra-household Resources Allocation, Bargaining and Interactions”, 30th Conference of International Association for Research in Income and Wealth (IARIW), Portoroz , Slovenia, August.
  • Fontainha, E. (2008) "Work-Study Balance in Canada and Portugal", 16th European Research Network on Transitions in youth, University of Bamberg, Germany, 10-13 September.
    http://www.uni-bamberg.de/sozstruk/transitions_in_youth_tiy_2008_workshop/program/
  • Fontainha, E. (2008) , “Measuring intra-household networks and resource allocation”, 1st ICC Conference on Network Modelling and Economic Systems Lisbon, October 9-11, Institute for Complexity Sciences (ICC), ISEG-UTL, Lisbon.
  • Monfardini, C. , Cardoso, A.R. and Fontainha, E. (2008) “Children’s and parents’ time use: Implications for investment in Human Capital in France, Italy and Germany”, XXII Annual Conference of the European Society for Population Economics (ESPE), University College London, London , UK , June.
  • Fontainha, E. (2008), discussant of Maria Gutierrez Domenech paper "Parental Employment and Time with Children in Spain", Workshop on the labour market behaviour of couples: How do they work?, Groupe de Recherche en Droit, Economie, Gestion (GREDEC), Université de Nice Sophia Antipolis, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS), France, June.
  • Fontainha, E. (2008) “Intergenerational Private Transfers of Money and Time”, Department of Economics Seminar, Lisbon , Portugal , February 26.
  • Fontainha, E. and Gannon-Leary, P. (2008), “Economic Education and Internet : Teachers Opinions and Practices”, International Council on Education for Teaching (ICET) 53rd World Assembly, Learning, Leading and Linking:The Impact of Policy and Research upon Practice July 14-17, Minho University, Portugal.
  • Fontainha, E. and Gannon-Leary, P. (2008), "Communities of Learning: Extending the Boundaries of the Learning Experience Through Collaboration Across Different Universities", IADIS International Conference Cognition and Exploratory Learning in Digital Age, co-organized by Albert-Ludwings-Universität, Freiburg, Germany, October 13-15.
  • Monfardini, C., Cardoso, A.R. and Fontainha, E. (2007) “Children’s and Parents’ Time Use: Implications for investment in Human Capital in France, Italy and Germany”, Session Parental Time Activities – The Big Picture, IATUR Conference, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS, Washington DC , USA , October.
  • Fontainha, E. (2007) “Intergenerational Transfers in Time An International Comparison” in Special Topic Contributed Paper Time Use Measurement and Research (STCPM40), 56th Conference of International Statistical Institute, August. www.isi2007.com.pt
  • Fontainha, E. (2007) “Economic Education and Internet – Evidence from one University Survey”, Cognition and Exploratory Learning in Digital Age, IADIS Conference, International Association for Development of the Information Society, Algarve, December.
  • Fontainha, E. (2007) “Ensino Universitário em Economia e Gestão e Internet – Opiniões, e Práticas dos Professores em relação ao Uso da Internet” 2º Congresso da Ordem dos Economistas, Lisbon, October.
  • Fontainha, E. (2007) “Analysis of Time Use Data: Inter-disciplinary Communication Flows Between Sociology and Economics”, 1º Encontro de Analistas de Redes Sociais , SOCIUS, ISEG, June. http://pascal.iseg.utl.pt/~socius/novidades/1analistas.shtml
  • Fontainha, E. (2007)   " After the school day is over: Studying versus Socializing; A cross-country comparison of students time allocation", IZA Topic Week, Non Market Time in Economics,   May/June.
  • Harvey, A. and E. Fontainha (2007) "Intergenerational Private Transfers in Canada , Retirement, Transfers in Time and Well-Being", Canadian Economics Association Annual Conference, Halifax , Canada , Dalhousie University , June.
  • Fontainha, E. (2006) Plenary Session, invited speaker: "Learning in Europe Throughout the Life Cycle – Still a Long Way to Go", EUROSTAT Seminar on Time Use Surveys – Exploring TUS results for decision, policy-making and research proposes, co-organized by DG-EMPL and Eurostat October 2006, Eurostat/F2/TUS/2006
  • Neuwirth , N. and E. Fontainha (2006) Plenary Session "Young Mothers’ Labour participation", Interim Conference – Gender 8in) equality in the European Labour Market, European Sociological Association. UTL, Lisbon , September.
  • Fontainha, E. (2006) Plenary Session "The Work-to-Retirement Transition Effects on Economic Well-Being of Individuals and Intergenerational: an International Comparison Based on Household Panel and Time Use Data Households", Plenary Session, 29th General Conference of International Association for Research in Income and Wealth (IARIW), Joensuu , Finland, August.
    http://www.iariw.org/c2006.asp
  • Fontainha, E. (2006) Paper (and Chair of the Session Health Economics), "Families in a Rush", European Society for Population Economics (ESPE), XX Conference European Society for Population Economics, Verona , Italy , June.
    http://dse.univr.it/espe
  • Fontainha, E. (2006) "A contribution to the mapping of the evolution of time use research: a timeline of inter-disciplinary communication flows based on network analysis " , Time Use Session ", XVI ISA World Congress, Durban , South Africa .
  • Fontainha, E. (2006), "A contribution to the mapping of the evolution of time use research: a timeline of inter-disciplinary communication flows based on network analysis ", 28th International Association of Time Use Research Conference, Danish National Institute of Social Research, Copenhagen, Denmark August.
  • Fontainha, E. (2006), "Internet at Portuguese Universities,-Teachers Opinions and Practices", E-learning 2006 IADIS Virtual Conference, May.
  • Fontainha, E. (2006) "Using the Web to Teach Economics: What the Portuguese University Web Sites on Economics Courses Reveal", session "International Perspectives on Economic Education", American Economic Review( AER)/American Economic Association (AEA) Annual Meeting, Boston , USA , January.
    http://www.vanderbilt.edu/AEA
  • Fontainha, E. (2005) "Income and active leisure of old workers and retirees - an international comparison" Time Use and Economic Well-Being, 27th International Association of Time Use Research Conference, Saint Mary’s University, Halifax , Canada .
  • Fontainha, E. (2005) "Elderly Time Allocation and Well-Being: What Changes After Retirement? An International Comparison." Time Use and Economic Well-Being, Conference Levy Economics Institute of Bard College , NY , USA .
  • Fontainha, E. (2005) "Dynamics and Patterns in 20 cities in 10 European Countries", Conference Competing and Caring: Urban Research for European Urban Policy, Standing Committee on Regional and Urban Statistics, SCORUS Europe, City of Amsterdam, Department for Research and Statistics, Amsterdam, September.
  • Fontainha, E. (2005) "Children, Mother and Father time management and perception of Stress: families in a rush" session Time Use Data and Analysis organized by Professor Suzanne Bianchi (University of Maryland-USA) at XXV Conference of International Union for Scientific Study of Population, Tours, France, July
  • Fontainha, E. (2005) "The relationship between working time and firm size", 19th Annual Conference of Irish Economic Association, Ireland , May.
  • Fontainha, E. (2005) "Using Web to Teach Economics", 19th Annual Conference of the Irish Economic Association, Ireland , Plenary Session, May.
  • Fontainha, E. (2005) "Children, Mother and Father Time Management and Perception of Stress: families in a rush", session Time Use Data and Analysis organized by Professor Suzanne Bianchi (University of Maryland-USA) at XXV Conference of International Union for Scientific Study of Population, Tours, France, July.
  • Fontainha, E. (2005) "Labor Supply Models and Non-Market Time Allocation", ISEG - Technical University of Lisbon , Department of Economics Seminar, Lisbon , Portugal , May.
  • Fontainha, E. (2005) "Modeling Mothers’ Labor Supply Behavior - How Time Use Data Can Be Used", 59th International Atlantic Economic Conference, International Atlantic Economic Society, London , UK , March.
  • Fontainha, E. (2005) "Parental Time and Labor Market Participation", Conference The Rationale of Parenthood Choice, Pau University , Applied Econometrics Association, Pau , France , March
    http://www.aea.fed-eco.org/2005Pau/UK/program.asp
  • Fontainha, E. (2005) "Modeling Mothers’ Supply Behavior", Conference The Rationale of Parenthood Choice, Pau University , Applied Econometrics Association, Pau , France , March.
    http://www.aea.fed-eco.org/2005Pau/UK/program.asp
  • Fontainha, E. (2004) " Time Allocation and Labor Supply – a Literature Review", 26th Conference of International Association for Time Use Research, International Association of Time Use Research and Istituto Nazionale di Statistica , Rome, Italy,27-29 October.
  • Fontainha, E. and P. Gomes (2004) " O Ensino da Economia e a Web – contributos para o conhecimento do caso português 2003/2004", Conferência e-LES E-Learning e Ensino Superior, University of Aveiro, October. [Teaching Economics and the Web – contributions to knowledge of the Portuguese Case, 2003/2004”, Conference, E-Learning and Higher Education, University of Aveiro , Portugal , October.]  
  • Fontainha, E. (2004) "Social Cohesion Across Europe . Does Time Allocation Matter? ", 7th International Industrial Relations Association European Regional Congress, International Industrial Relations Association, Lisbon , Portugal , September.
  • Fontainha, E. (2004) " Time Allocation – a contribution to a literature review on methods and data based on economics journals and publications (1998-2004) ", 6th International Conference on Social Science Methodology, RC33 Research Committee on Logic and Methodology - ISA, Utrecht University, Free University of Amesterdam , University of Alaska, SISWO - University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands, August.
  • Fontainha, E. (2004) "Parental Time and Labour Supply" International Conference on Work-Life Balance across the Life Course, CRFR-University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK, July.
  • Fontainha, E. (2004) "Comparing First and Second European Cities – Market and Non-Market Relations", 24th SCORUS Conference, SCORUS- International Statistical Institute, Minnesota Population Center and IPUMS, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA, May.
  • Fontainha, E. (2004) "Backward Bending Labor Supply Curve", 57th International Atlantic Economic Conference, International Atlantic Economic Society, Lisbon, Portugal, March.
  • Fontainha, E. (2004) "Working Time, Hourly Wages and Firm Size", 9th International Symposium on Working Time, CNRS Université Paris 1 - Panthéon Sorbonne, International Labour Office (ILO) and European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions, Paris, France, February.
  • Fontainha, E. (2003), discussant of Regina Riphahn (University of Basel) "The enrolment effects of secondary school fees in post-war Germany", Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR) (London-UK) and Uppsala Universitet , Sweden, Changing Conditions for Education and Training in Europe, Uppsala, Sweden, September.
  • Fontainha, E. (2003) "Part Time Work and Backward Bending Labour Supply Curve", 25th Conference International Association for Time Use Research, VUB – Free University of Brussels and International Association for Time Use Research, Brussels, Belgium, October.
  • Fontainha, E. (2003) "Household Satellite Accounts: using Portuguese time use data" Workshop Sobre Novos Desenvolvimentos e Aplicações da Análise Input-Output Unidade de Estudo sobre a Complexidade em Economia (UECE-ISEG), Lisbon, Portugal, May. [Workshop on New Developments and Applications of Input-Output Analysis; study unit on Complexity in Economics (UECE-ISEG), Lisbon , Portugal , May.]      
  • Fontainha, E. (2003) "Using Web to Teach Economics – What the University Web Sites Reveal", 2º Encontro sobre o Ensino da Economia, Universidade de Évora, Évora, Portugal, February. [2nd Symposium on Teaching Economics, Évora University , Évora , Portugal , February.]  
  • Fontainha, E. (2002) "The Economic Dimension of Non-Paid Work. Could Families Outsource the Unpaid Activities?", International Association for Time Use Research Conference 2002 - Work Time and Leisure Time - Dynamics and Convergence in Changing Contexts, International Association for Time Use Research, Centro de Investigação sobre Economia Portuguesa (CISEP-ISEG) and CESIS, Lisbon, Portugal, October.
  • Fontainha, E. (2002) "Household Satellite Accounts - The Portuguese Case", 14th International Conference of Input-Output Techniques International, Input-Output Association (IIOA), Statistics Canada and Université Montreal, Montreal , Canada , October.
  • Fontainha, E. (2002) "Working Time and Leisure Time Around the Mediterranean Counties - Around Mediterranean around the clock" ,6 emes Rencontres Euro- Méditerrannéennes , Régulations Institutionnelles , Intégration Régionale et Convergence dans la Zone Euro- méditerranéenne , Université de Nice, Nice , France , September. [6th Euro-Mediterranean Meeting, Institutional Regulations , Regional Integration and Convergence in the Euro-Mediterranean Zone, Université de Nice, Nice, France, September .]
  • Fontainha, E. (2002) "Non-Market Interactions and Urban Indicators - What can we learn from the Time Use Surveys", 23rd Conference on Regional and Urban Statistics and Research - Statistics for the Cities of Tomorrow, Standing Committee on Regional and Urban Statistics, International Association for Official Statistics, International Statistical Institute and Instituto Nacional de Estatística [ Portuguese National Institute of Statistics], Lisbon, Portugal, June.
  • Fontainha, E. (2002) "Parental Time, Family Composition and Labour Market Participation", Conference Time Pressure, Work-Family Interface, and Parent-Child Relationships: Social and Health Implications of Time Use, Waterloo University and Statistics of Canada , Waterloo , Canada , March .
  • Fontainha, E. (2001) "Leisure, household work and labor market in Portugal: Some results of the first Time Use Survey", International Association for Time Use Research - Annual Conference, Statistics of Norway and International Association for Time Use Research, Oslo, Norway, October.
  • Fontainha, E. (1995) "O nível de utilização da capacidade produtiva - apresentação de alguns resultados para o caso da indústria alimentar portuguesa", 4º Encontro Nacional de Economia Industrial, CISEP-ISEG, Lisbon, Portugal, September. [“The Extent of Productive Capacity Utilization – Presentation of some findings for the Portuguese food industry”, 4th National Industrial Economics Meeting, CISEP-ISEG, Lisbon , Portugal , September.]
  • Lopes, M. Chagas and E. Fontainha (1994) "Unemployment components and output dynamics: the Portuguese case", 6th Conference of European Association of Labour Economists (EALE), Warsaw , Poland , September.
  • Fontainha, E. (1991) "Formas de gestão do emprego nos estabelecimentos retalhistas de Lisboa", Encontro sobre Recursos Humanos no Comércio, DMAC-CML, Lisbon, Portugal. .[“Forms of Human Resources Management in Lisbon Retail Businesses”, Meeting on Human Resources in Commerce, DMAC-CML, Lisbon, Portugal.]
  • Fontainha, E. (1989) " Formas de Gestão e Estrutura de Profissões e Qualificações do Comércio Lisboeta", Encontro Comércio de Lisboa - Que Perfil Humano?, ACL/CML, Lisbon, Portugal, November. [“Forms of Management and Structure of Occupations and Qualifications in Lisbon ’s Commerce”, Meeting, Commerce in Lisbon – What Human Profile ?, ACL/CML, Lisbon , Portugal , November.]
  • Fontainha, E. (1989) "Trabalho doméstico e actividades não mercantis - ensaio de avaliação do caso português", Conferência “As mulheres , a identidade cultural e a defesa nacional”, Comissão da Condição Feminina and Instituto de Defesa Nacional, Lisbon, April. [“Household Work and Non-Mercantile Activities – evaluative test of the Portuguese case”, Conference, Women, Cultural Identity and National Defense, Commission for the Female Condition and the National Defense Institute, Lisbon, April.]
  • Fontainha, E. (1985) "Determinantes da procura dos serviços de saúde na Área Metropolitana de Lisboa", V Jornadas de Economia da Saúde, Escola Nacional de Saúde Pública, Lisbon, Portugal, May. [“Determinants of Health Services Demand in the Metropolitan Lisbon Area”, 5th Symposium on Health Economics, National Public Health School , Lisbon , Portugal , May.]

Go to the top of this pagePosters in conferences

  • Gannon-Leary, P. and Fontainha, E. (2009) "Extending the boundaries of the learning experience through collaboration across different universities", CAL09 Learning in Digital Worlds, (org: Elsevier), Brighton , UK, 23-25 March. http://www.cal-conference.elsevier.com/
  • Gannon-Leary, P. and Fontainha, E. (2009) "Network analysis of learning communities: case study of two UK academic communities",poster, CAL09 Learning in Digital Worlds, (org: Elsevier), Brighton , UK, 23-25 March. http://www.cal-conference.elsevier.com/
  • Fontainha, E. and P. Gannon-Leary (2007) "Web enhanced university courses", poster, CAL07, Development, Disruption and Debate" (org: Elsevier), Dublin , Ireland , March.
  • Fontainha, E. and P. Gomes (2006) "Ensino Universitário e Internet", poster, IV Simpósio Pedagogia na Universidade, Universidade Técnica de Lisbon/ Technical University of Lisbon, February.
  • Fontainha, E. (2004) "Low-wage workers and time allocation", poster, European Low-wage Employment Research Network Conference, European Low-wage Employment Research Network and London School of Economics, London, UK, April, 2004.
  • Fontainha, E. (2004) "Low-wage workers and time allocation", poster, European Low-wage Employment Research Network Conference, European Low-wage Employment Research Network and London School of Economics, London, UK, April 2004.
  • Fontainha, E. (2003) "Working Time, ICTs and Industrial Relations in Portugal", poster, International Industrial Relations Association 13th World Congress.of the   International Industrial Relations Association (IIRA), Federal Minister of Labour and Social Affairs, Confederation of German Employers’ Associations The German Trade Union Federation, Frei Berlin Universiteit , Berlin, Germany, September.
  • Fontainha, E. (2002) "Solidarity and non-market interactions in Europe - some empirical findings based on time use data", poster, European Science Foundation Conference ,   European Societies or European Society? The Loss of Social Bond ?, Euro Conference on the Future of Community in Advanced Western Societies, European Commission Research DG, Human Potential Programme , High-Level Scientific Conferences Manheim Centre for European Social Research Seefeld - Austria , September.

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Go to the top of this page Organization and Edition

  • 2009: co-organizer with Kimberly Fisher (Senior Research Fellow, U. Oxford, UK) of Time Use and Quality of Life Session at the IX International Society for Quality of Life Studies (ISQOLS) Conference, 19-23 July 2009, Florence, Italy.
  • 2009: comité organizador/científico with Antonio J. Santos (UIPCDE, ISPA), Marta Varanda (SOCIUS, ISEG UTL, ICS-UL), Raquel Rego (SOCIUS), João Daniel (UIPCDE, ISPA) of 2º Encontro de Analistas de Redes Sociais, Aspectos Teóricos e Aplicações de Análise de Redes Sociais, 10-11 September, Instituto Superior de Psicologia Aplicada, ISPA, Lisbon, Portugal.
  • 2007: organizer and Chair of Special Topic Contributed Paper Time Use Measurement and Research (STCPM40), at 56th Conference of International Statistical Institute, August. www.isi2007.com.pt (more details on this Homepage)
  • 2005: co-organizer with Andrew Harvey (Emeritus Professor Saint Mary’s University, Department of Economics, Halifax, Canada; Time Use Research Program Director; International Association for Time Use Research President), Kimberly Fisher (Senior Researcher, Institute for Social and Economic Research, Essex University –UK; Multinational Time Use Study) and Rosemary Bender (Director, Social Statistics Division, Statistics of Canada) of Workshop “Alignment Analysis of Sequential Data in the Social Sciences”, Julie Thompson (Integrative Bioinformatics and Genomics Laboratory, Institute of Genetics and Molecular and Cellular Biology, Strasbourg, France (ISI Top 100 researcher). October/November, Halifax, Canada.
  • 2005: co-organizer with Andrew Harvey (Emeritus Professor Saint Mary’s University, Department of Economics, Halifax, Canada; Time Use Research Program Director; International Association for Time Use Research President), Kimberly Fisher (Senior Researcher, Institute for Social and Economic Research -Essex University –UK; Multinational Time Use Study) and Rosemary Bender (Director, Social Statistics Division, Statistics of Canada) of the 27th International Association of Time Use Research Annual Conference, Halifax, Canada, November.
  • 2004: co-organizer with Kimberly Fisher (ISER-Essex University –UK; Oxford University at the present) of the session Time Use Analysis, 6th International Conference on Social Science Methodology, University of Amsterdam, August.
  • 2002-2005: co-organizer with Manuel Coelho, Vitor Magriço and Álvaro Pina of Department of Economics Seminars (academic years 2002/03, 2003/04 and 2004/05).
  • 2003: co-organizer with Carlos Barros of 5th Summer School, Department of Economics –ISEG-UTL.
  • 2002: co-organizer with Andrew Harvey (Saint Mary’s University, Department of Economics, Halifax, Canada; Time Use Research Program Director; International Association for Time Use Research President) Kimberly Fisher (Senior Researcher, Institute for Social and Economic Research -Essex University –UK; Multinational Time Use Study) and Heloísa Perista (CESIS-Centro de Estudos para a Intervenção Social) of the International Association of Time Use Research Annual Conference, October, Lisbon.

Go to the top of this pageReferee

  • Applied Economics (Routledge), Computers & Education (Elsevier), Journal of Population Economics (Springer), Review of Economics of the Household (Springer), Small Business Economics (Springer), Social Indicators Research (Springer), Studies in Higher Education (Taylor & Francis), Annales d'Economie et de Statistique (ADRES)

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Go to the top of this pageTEACHING

2010/2011

  • Projects Evaluation and Externalities[in English] with Muradali Ibrahimo (Coordinator) MIT-Portugal, Doctoral Course on Sustainable Energy Systems
  • Macroeconomics 1 [in English]
  • Economics 2 [in English]
  • Macroeconomics 1/ Macroeconomia 1 [in Portuguese]
  • Project Evaluation/Avaliação de Projectos [in Portuguese]

Go to the top of this pagePREVIOUS TEACHING

2009/2010

  • Macroeconomics 1 [in English]
  • Economics 2 [in English]
  • Macroeconomics 1/ Macroeconomia 1 [in Portuguese]
  • Project Evaluation/Avaliação de Projectos [in Portuguese]

 

Go to the top of this pagePROJECTS

  • (April 2009-March 2010) Fontainha, Elsa (Portuguese Coordinator) with Pat Gannon-Leary (United Kingdom Coordinator) Project "C2LEARN - Communities of Learning: extending the boundaries of the learning experience through collaboration across different universities” Treaty of Windsor Anglo-Portuguese Joint Research Programme, Portuguese Council of Rectors (CRUP) and the British Council.
  • Internet and Teaching Survey (2006) http://pascal.iseg.utl.pt/~elmano/surveys.shtml

Go to the top of this pageTEXTBOOKS

  • Amaral, João Ferreira do (Coord.) Caetano, G., Ferreira, C., Fontainha, E. Louçã, F. and Santos, S. (2007, 2nd ed.) [Macroeconomics – an introduction, 2nd ed .] Introdução à Macroeconomia, , Escolar Editora, Lisboa, 2007.
  • Fontainha, E. and Gomes, J. (2006) translation of Samuelson and Nordhaus , Economics, 18ª edição [18th Edition], McGraw-Hill.
  • Fontainha, E. and Gomes, J. (1999) translation of Samuelson and Nordhaus , Economics, 16ª edição[16th Edition], McGraw-Hill. ISBN 972-8298-83-8
  • Fontainha, E. and Gomes, J. (1993) translation of Samuelson and Nordhaus , Economics, 14ª edição[14th Edition], McGraw-Hill. ISBN 972-9241-40-6

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