Ricardo Barradas

Ricardo Barradas
ISCTE-Instituto Universitário de Lisboa | ISCTE · Dinâmia'CET-IUL

PhD in Economics

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Introduction
Ricardo Barradas obtained a PhD in Economics with a thesis on the topic of financialisation and its deleterious effects on the Portuguese economy. Currently, he is Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Economy at ISCTE-Instituto Universitário de Lisboa and Integrated Researcher at Dinâmia'CET in ISCTE-Instituto Universitário de Lisboa. His main research interests are in the fields of political economy, post-keynesian economics, financialisation and other related areas.
Additional affiliations
February 2022 - February 2022
ISCTE-Instituto Universitário de Lisboa
Position
  • Assistant Professor
September 2019 - January 2022
Instituto Politécnico de Lisboa
Position
  • Assistant Professor
February 2018 - August 2019
ISCTE-Instituto Universitário de Lisboa
Position
  • Visiting Assistant Professor
Education
September 2011 - July 2012
September 2011 - April 2016
September 2007 - July 2008
ISCTE-Instituto Universitário de Lisboa
Field of study
  • Financial and Monetary Economics

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Publications (44)
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This paper employs a panel data econometric approach in order to empirically ascertain the role of the phenomenon of financialisation in the deceleration of labour productivity in the European Union (EU) countries from 1980 to 2019. During that time, the EU countries suffered a huge structural transformation based on Reaganomics and Thatcherism and...
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O objetivo principal deste trabalho é analisar e comparar os modelos de organização dos sistemas de pensões mais comuns na Europa, bem como as reformas que têm sofrido, e daí retirar conclusões para Portugal. Nos países europeus têm-se verificado alterações demográficas e económicas que comprometem a sustentabilidade dos sistemas de pensões e, em r...
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This paper draws an empirical reassessment of the finance-growth nexus by performing a panel data econometric analysis for all 28 European Union countries over 27 years from 1990 to 2016. Since the mid-1980s, the financial system has experienced a strong liberalisation and deregulation by preventing its beneficial effects on the real economy. This...
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This paper conducts a time series econometric analysis in order to empirically evaluate the role of financialisation in the slowdown of labour productivity in Portugal during the period from 1980 to 2017. During that time, the Portuguese economy faced a financialisation phenomenon due to the European integration process and the corresponding imposi...
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The aim of this paper is to conduct a time series econometric analysis in order to empirically evaluate the role of financialisation in the slowdown of labour productivity in Portugal during the period from 1980 to 2017. During that time, the Portuguese economy faced a financialisation phenomenon due to the European integration process and the corr...
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This paper develops a panel data econometric analysis in order to determine the main macroeconomic causes of household indebtedness in the European Union countries from 1995 to 2019. During that time, household indebtedness reached unprecedented and unsustainable levels, which played a crucial role in the emergence of the last financial and economi...
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This paper makes an empirical evaluation of the relationship between financialisation and the Portuguese private consumption by performing a time series econometric analysis from the first quarter of 1996 to the third quarter of 2019. Framed within the post-Keynesian literature, financialisation has two contradictory effects on private consumption....
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The objective of this paper is to perform a time series econometric analysis in order to empirically assess the macroeconomic determinants and the corresponding drivers of the Portuguese households’ indebtedness in the period 1988 to 2016. During that period, the Portuguese economy experienced a process of financialisation that contributed to an in...
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This paper conducts an empirical examination of the determinants of the 10‐, 5‐ and 1‐year Portuguese government bond yields by performing a time series econometric analysis for the period between the first quarter of 2000 and the last quarter of 2016. The literature suggests that the evolution of government bond yields depends on three main risk d...
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This paper conducts a time series econometric analysis in order to examine empirically the relationship between the financial system and economic growth in Portugal from 1977 to 2016. The Portuguese financial system has experienced a strong wave of privatisations, liberalisations and deregulations since the adhesion of Portugal to the European Econ...
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The purpose of this paper is the conduction of a time series econometric analysis in order to examine empirically the relationship between the financial system and economic growth in Portugal from 1977 to 2016. The Portuguese financial system has experienced a strong wave of privatisations, liberalisations and deregulations since the adhesion of Po...
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O objetivo principal deste trabalho é analisar as características atuais do sistema de pensões em Portugal, as principais reformas efetuadas e as perspetivas de evolução, procurando identificar propostas de melhoria. Entre 1995 e 2014, o peso da despesa com pensões na economia registou em Portugal um dos maiores aumentos da área do euro, e em 2014...
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Os sistemas de pensões na Europa enfrentam um conjunto de desafios que colocam em risco a sua sustentabilidade financeira e o seu papel no combate à pobreza e na substituição de rendimento na velhice. Assumindo que o atual modelo de repartição de benefício definido se mantém, o presente trabalho tem como objetivo primordial avaliar as diferentes fo...
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A presente obra constitui uma compilação dos exercícios de testes e exames da disciplina de Análise Económica realizados ao longo dos últimos anos na Escola Superior de Comunicação Social do Instituto Politécnico de Lisboa. A disciplina é comum aos vários cursos da escola (Audiovisual e Multimédia, Jornalismo, Publicidade e Marketing e Relações Púb...
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This paper conducts an empirical analysis of the relationship between financialization and neoliberalism and the labor share using panel data composed of twenty-seven European Union countries over nineteen years (from 1995 to 2013). Adopting a Kaleckian perspective, framed in the post-Keynesian literature, financialization and neoliberalism exert a...
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The financial sector has acquired great prominence in most developed economies. Some authors argue that the growth of finance is at the root of the financial and economic difficulties of the past decade. This article aims to analyze this claim by looking at financialization in the European periphery, focusing on the Portuguese case. The emergence o...
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This paper draws an empirical reassessment of the finance-growth nexus by performing a panel data econometric analysis for all 28 European Union countries over 27 years from 1990 to 2016. Since the mid-1980s, the financial system has experienced a strong liberalisation and deregulation by preventing its beneficial effects on the real economy. This...
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This paper makes an empirical evaluation of the relationship between financialisation and the Portuguese private consumption by performing a time series econometric analysis from the first quarter of 1996 to the last quarter of 2016. Framed within the post-Keynesian literature, financialisation has two contradictory effects on private consumption....
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This paper conducts an empirical examination of the determinants of the ten-, five- and one-year Portuguese government bond yields by performing a time series econometric analysis for the period between the first quarter of 2000 and the last quarter of 2016. The literature suggests that the evolution of government bond yields depends on three main...
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This paper conducts an empirical analysis of the relationship between financialisation and the labour share using panel data composed of 27 European Union countries over 19 years (from 1995 to 2013). Adopting a Kaleckian perspective, framed in the post-Keynesian literature, financialisation exerts a negative influence on the labour share through th...
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This paper provides an empirical assessment of the effects of financialisation on private consumption using panel data for all 28 European Union countries from 1995 to 2015. According to the post Keynesian literature, financialisation exerts two contradictory effects on private consumption, notably a negative one linked to the fall of households’ l...
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The article makes an empirical analysis of the relationship between financialization and real investment by Portuguese nonfinancial corporations from 1979 to 2013. In theory, while financialization leads to a rise in financial investments by nonfinancial corporations and thus deviates funds from real investment, it also intensifies the pressure for...
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This article presents an empirical analysis of the relationship between financialisation and real investment for non-financial corporations using panel data composed of 27 European Union countries over 19 years (1995 to 2013). On the one hand, financialisation leads to a rise in financial investments, diverting funds from real investments (‘crowdin...
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This paper provides an empirical analysis of the relationship between the labour income share and financialisation, as well as other related variables in Portugal from 1978 to 2012. We estimate an equation for the labour share that includes standard variables (technological progress, globalisation, education and business cycle) and variables to cap...
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This chapter makes a systematic literature review on the evolution of the financial sector in the last decades all over the world, but especially in the more developed countries. This evolution was marked by three different stages, reflecting different impacts of the financial sector on the real economy and on society. The first stage – financial r...
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This PhD thesis aims to assess the financialisation process in Portugal since the early 1980s and a particular dimension of the respective process in the European Union countries since the mid-1990s, through the compilation of four inter-related Essays. The broad and complex concept of financialisation tends to offer a negative perspective on the i...
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This paper empirically applies the New Keynesian Model to the euro area's economy during the period from the first quarter of 1999 to the last quarter of 2008, which is consistent with the scant empirical evidence on this Dynamic Stochastic General Equilibrium model. The New Keynesian Model is estimated using the Generalized Method of Moments, sinc...
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This paper establishes the main differences between standard commercial banks and the two non-for-profit banks operating in Portugal (Caixa Agrícola – CA – and Caixa Económica Montepio Geral – CE-MG). In particular, we find differences in the way funds are raised, governance criteria, tax regime, application of profits and attitude towards profit....

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