Mariana Tavares

PhD candidate, Department of Economics,  Maastricht University

Mariana Tavares is a PhD candidate at the Economics department of Maastricht University. Her research is on Economics of Education, namely disentangling and capturing cognitive and non-cognitive skills, under the supervision of Lex Borghans and Ron Diris.

 From 2015 to 2017, she held a position at Banco de Portugal, in the Economics and Research department, where she worked mainly on International Trade and Labor Economics. Mariana holds a master in Economics by Nova SBE, with a major in Public Policy.

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  • 17 - 18 August 2019 / Peking University, Beijing / Chinese University of Hong Kong – Tsinghua University Joint Research Center for Chinese Economy, the Institute for Emerging Market Studies at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, the Guanghua School of Management at Peking University, the Stanford Center on Global Poverty and Development at Stanford University, the School of Economics and Management at Tsinghua University, BREAD, NBER and CEPR
  • 19 - 20 August 2019 / Vienna, Palais Coburg / WU Research Institute for Capital Markets (ISK)
  • 29 - 30 August 2019 / Galatina, Italy /
  • 4 - 5 September 2019 / Roma Eventi, Congress Center, Pontificia Università Gregoriana Piazza della Pilotta, 4, Rome, Italy / European Center of Sustainable Development , CIT University
  • 9 - 14 September 2019 / Guildford, Surrey, UK / The University of Surrey