Pedro Pita Barros
Pedro Pita Barros
Professor

Pedro Pita Barros (PhD in Economics) is the BPI | Fundação “la Caixa” Professor of Health Economics at Nova School of Business of Economics, Universidade Nova de Lisboa. He is a member of the European Commission’s “Expert panel on effective ways of investing in health”.

He served as a member of the Portuguese National Council of Ethics for the Life Sciences (2015-2021), a member of Portuguese National Health Council  (2017-2021), member of the Board of the Portuguese Energy Regulator (2005/2006), on the Governmental Commission for the Financial Sustainability of the National Health Service (2006/2007) and on European Commission Mission Board for Cancer (2019-2020). He is Past-President of the Portuguese Association of Health Economics, and Past-President of the European Association of Health Economics.

Pedro Pita Barros also served as vice-rector of Universidade Nova de Lisboa (2013-2017). He participates on the editorial boards of academic journals in the field of Health Economics. He acted as consultant for both private and public entities, in Portugal and at the European level, in the areas of health economics, competition policy and economic regulation.

His research focuses on health economics and on regulation and competition policy and appeared in many academic journals. Pedro Pita Barros has also several books on health economics (in Portuguese and English).

  • 1997 - Agregação, Universidade Nova de Lisboa.
  • 1993 - PhD in Economics, Universidade Nova de Lisboa.
  •        Thesis: Essays on Industrial Economy
  • 1992 - MSt in Economics, Universidade Nova de Lisboa.
  • 1988 - BSc in Economics, Universidade Nova de Lisboa.

Economics. Microeconomics. Health economics, economic regulation and competition policy

  • Chandler, Torsten, Neumann-Böhme, Sebastian, Sabat, Iryna, Barros, Pedro P., Brouwer, Werner B F, van Exel, Job, Schreyögg, Jonas, Torbica, Aleksandra, Stargardt, Tom (2021). Blood donation in times of crisis: Early insight into the impact of COVID-19 on blood donors and their motivation to donate across European countries. Vox Sanguinis, 116 (10), 1031-1041.
  • Marco-Franco, Julio Emilio, Barros, Pedro P., Vivas-Orts, David, González-De-Julián, Silvia, Vivas-Consuelo, David (2021). COVID-19, fake news, and vaccines: should regulation be implemented?. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 18 (2), 1-11.
  • Marco-Franco, Julio Emilio, Barros, Pedro P., González-De-Julián, Silvia, Sabat, Iryna, Vivas-Consuelo, David (2021). Simplified mathematical modelling of uncertainty: cost-effectiveness of covid-19 vaccines in Spain. Mathematics, 9 (5).
  • Moury, Catherine, De Giorgi, Elisabetta, Barros, Pedro Pita (2021). How to combine public spending with fiscal rigour? ‘Austerity by Stealth’ in post-bailout Portugal (2015-2019). South European Society And Politics, 25 (2), 151-178.
  • Paschoalotto, Marco Antonio Catussi, Costa, Eduardo Polena Pacheco Araújo, Almeida, Sara Valente de, Cima, Joana, Costa, Joana Gomes da, Santos, João Vasco, Barros, Pedro Pita, Passador, Claudia Souza, Passador, João Luiz (2021). Running away from the jab: Factors associated with COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy in Brazil. Revista de saude publica, 55.
  • Rogers, Heather L, Barros, Pedro P., De Maeseneer, Jan, Lehtonen, Lasse, Lionis, Christos, McKee, Martin, Siciliani, Luigi, Stahl, Dorothea, Zaletel, Jelka, Kringos, Dionne (2021). Resilience testing of health systems: how can it be done?. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 18 (9).
  • Varghese, Nirosha Elsem, Sabat, Iryna, Neumann-Böhme, Sebastian, Schreyögg, Jonas, Stargardt, Tom, Torbica, Aleksandra, van Exel, Job, Barros, Pedro P., Brouwer, Werner B F (2021). Risk communication during COVID-19: a descriptive study on familiarity with, adherence to and trust in the WHO preventive measures. PLoS ONE, 16 (4 April 2021).
  • Almeida, Sara Valente de, Costa, Eduardo, Lopes, Francisca Vargas, Santos, João Vasco, Barros, Pedro Pita (2020). Concerns and adjustments: how the Portuguese population met COVID-19. PLoS ONE, 15 (10).
  • Corrêa, Rafael, Almeida, Sara Valente de, Almeida, Ana, Matos, Margarida Gaspar de, Barros, Pedro Pita (2020). Intervenções intersectoriais em indicadores de saúde de adolescentes. Psicologia, Saúde & Doenças, 21 (1), 29-37.
  • Moura, Ana, Barros, Pedro Pita (2020). Entry and price competition in the over-the-counter drug market after deregulation: evidence from Portugal. Health Economics (United Kingdom), 29 (8), 865-877.
  • Neumann-Böhme, Sebastian, Varghese, Nirosha Elsem, Sabat, Iryna, Barros, Pedro P., Brouwer, Werner B F, van Exel, Job, Schreyögg, Jonas, Stargardt, Tom (2020). Once we have it, will we use it? A European survey on willingness to be vaccinated against COVID-19. European Journal Of Health Economics, 21 (7), 977-982.
  • Sabat, Iryna, Neuman-Böhme, Sebastian, Varghese, Nirosha Elsem, Barros, Pedro Pita, Brouwer, Werner, van Exel, Job, Schreyögg, Jonas, Stargardt, Tom (2020). United but divided: policy responses and people's perceptions in the EU during the COVID-19 outbreak. Health Policy, 124 (9), 909-918.
  • Siciliani, Luigi, Wild, Claudia, McKee, Martin, Kringos, Dionne, Barry, Margaret M., Barros, Pedro Pita, De Maeseneer, Jan, Murauskiene, Liubove, Ricciardi, Walter (2020). Strengthening vaccination programmes and health systems in the European Union: a framework for action. Health Policy, 124 (5), 511-518.
  • Ricciardi, Walter, Pita Barros, Pedro, Bourek, Aleš, Brouwer, Werner, Kelsey, Tim, Lehtonen, Lasse (2019). How to govern the digital transformation of health services. European Journal of Public Health, 29 (3), 7-12.
  • Barros, Pedro P., Hoernig, Steffen (2018). Sectoral regulators and the Competition Authority: which relationship is best?. Review of Industrial Organization, 52 (3), 451-472.
  • Barros, Pedro Pita, Brito, Duarte, Vasconcelos, Helder (2018). Welfare decreasing endogenous mergers between producers of complementary goods. International Journal of Industrial Organization, 60, 54-95.
  • Moura, Ana, Barros, Pedro Pita (2018). As desigualdades socioeconómicas na atribuição de médicos de família em Portugal estão a diminuir?. Acta medica portuguesa, 31 (12), 730-737.
  • Barros, Pedro Pita (2017). Competition policy for health care provision in Portugal. Health Policy, 121 (2), 141-148.
  • Barros, Pedro Pita, Braun, Gisele (2017). Upcoding in a national health service: The evidence from Portugal. Health Economics, 26 (5), 600-618.
  • Coelho, Pedro, Rodrigues, Vanessa, Miranda, Luís, Fragata, José Inácio Guerra, Barros, Pedro Pita (2017). Do prices reflect the costs of cardiac surgery in the elderly? [Serão preço e custo coincidentes na cirurgia cardíaca do idoso?]. Revista Portuguesa de Cardiologia, 36 (1), 35-41.
  • Gonçalves, Judite, Gomes, Maria Isabel, Fonseca, Miguel, Teodoro, Tomás, Barros, Pedro Pita, Botelho, Maria-Amália (2017). Selfie aging index: an index for the self-assessment of healthy and active aging. Frontiers in medicine, 4 (DEC).
  • Rego, Inês, Russo, Giuliano, Gonçalves, Luzia, Perelman, Julian, Barros, Pedro Pita (2017). A crise económica em médicos do Serviço Nacional de Saúde: Estudo descritivo das suas perceções e reações em unidades de saúde na região da grande Lisboa. Acta medica portuguesa, 30 (4), 263-272.
  • Russo, G, Pires, Carlos André, Perelman, Julian, Gonçalves, Luzia Augusta Pires, Barros, Pedro Pita (2017). Exploring public sector physicians’ resilience, reactions and coping strategies in times of economic crisis; findings from a survey in Portugal’s capital city area. BMC Health Services Research, 17 (1), 1-8.
  • Sá Guerreiro, Cátia, Hartz, Z, Sambo, Luís, Conceição, C, Dussault, G, Russo, G, Viveiros, M, Silveira, H, Barros, Pedro Pita, Ferrinho, P (2017). Política de investigação científica para a saúde em Portugal: II – Factos e sugestões. Acta Médica Portuguesa, 30 (3), 233-242.
  • Guerreiro, C.S., Hartz, Z., Sambo, L., Conceição, C., Dussault, G., Russo, G., Viveiros, M., Silveira, H., Pita Barros, P., Ferrinho, P. (2017). Política de investigação científica para a saúde em Portugal: I - Enquadramento Europeu e Nacional. Acta medica portuguesa, 30 (2), 141-147.
  • Barros, Pedro Pita, Brouwer, Werner B F, Thomson, Sarah, Varkevisser, Marco (2016). Competition among health care providers: helpful or harmful?. European Journal Of Health Economics, 17 (3), 229-233.
  • Barros, Pedro Pita (2016). Tobacco and the health of the portuguese elderly: Where to look?. Hygiea Internationalis, 12 (1), 113-128.
  • Melo, Manuel Rocha, Ferreira-Magalhães, Manuel, Flor-Lima, Filipa, Rodrigues, Mariana, Severo, Milton, Almeida-Santos, Luis, Caldas-Afonso, Alberto, Barros, Pedro Pita, Ferreira, António (2016). Dedicated pediatricians in emergency department: Shorter waiting times and lower costs. PlosOne, 11 (8).
  • Pereira dos Santos, João, Tavares, Mariana, Barros, Pedro Pita (2016). More than just numbers: Suicide rates and the economic cycle in Portugal (1910-2013). SSM - Population Health, 2, 14-23.
  • Russo, Giuliano, Rego, Inês, Perelman, Julian, Barros, Pedro Pita (2016). A tale of loss of privilege, resilience and change: The impact of the economic crisis on physicians and medical services in Portugal. Health Policy, 120 (9), 1079-1086.
  • Barros, Pedro Pita, Martinez-Giralt, Xavier (2015). Technological adoption in health care-the role of payment systems. B E Journal Of Economic Analysis & Policy, 15 (2), 709-745.
  • Barros, Pedro P., Hoernig, Steffen, Nilssen, Tore (2015). Transversal agency and crowding out. Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics, 171 (4), 589-608.
  • Barros, Pedro Pita, Bonfim, Diana, Kim, Moshe, Martins, Nuno C (2014). Counterfactual analysis of bank mergers. Empirical Economics, 46 (1), 361-91.
  • Kronenberg, Christoph, Barros, Pedro Pita (2014). Catastrophic healthcare expenditure-drivers and protection: the Portuguese case. Health Policy, 115 (1), 44-51.
  • Barros, Pedro Pita (2013). Custos da saúde: alguns princípios. Acta Médica Portuguesa, 26 (5 - Setembro-Outubro), 496-498.
  • Barros, Pedro Pita, Clougherty, Joseph A., Seldeslachts, Jo (2013). Europeanization of EU member-state competition policy: The commission's leadership role. International Review Of Law And Economics, 34 (C), 41-51.
  • Gonçalves, Ricardo, Barros, Pedro Pita (2013). Economies of scale and scope in the provision of diagnostic techniques and therapeutic services in Portuguese hospitals. Applied Economics, 45 (4), 415-433.
  • Barros, Pedro Pita (2012). Envelhecimento e despesas em cuidados de saúde. Cadernos de Economia, 98 (NA), 33-35.
  • Barros, Pedro Pita (2012). Health policy reform in tough times: The case of Portugal. Health Policy, 106 (1), 17-22.
  • Barros, Pedro Pita (2012). Pharmaceutical market reforms in Portugal under the memorandum of understanding. Eurohealth -London-, 18 (1), 33-36.
  • Barros, Pedro Pita (2012). Portugal's health policy under a financial rescue plan. Eurohealth -London-, 18 (3), 10-13.
  • Costa, Afonso Almeida, Barros, Pedro Pita (2012). Does a tougher competition policy reduce or promote investment?. Journal Of Industry, Competition And Trade, 12 (1), 119-141.
  • Barros, Pedro Pita, Machado, Sara Ribeirinho, Simões, Jorge de Almeida (2011). Portugal: Health system review. Health systems in transition, 13 (4), 1-156.
  • Barros, Pedro Pita (2011). The simple economics of risk-sharing agreements between the NHS and the pharmaceutical industry. Health Economics, 20 (4), 461-470.
  • Silva, Vladimiro, Barros, Pedro Pita, Lourenço, Oscar, Marques, Francisco Batel (2011). Fecundação in vitro em Portugal: um estudo de custo-efectividade. Revista Portuguesa de Farmacoterapia, 3 (3), 139-153.
  • Moreira, Sara, Pita Barros, Pedro (2010). Double coverage and demand for health care: Evidence from quantile regression. Health Economics, 19 (9), 1075-1092.
  • Pita Barros, Pedro, Moreira, Sara (2010). Double health insurance coverage and health care utilisation: evidence from quantile regression. Health Economics, 19 (9), 1075-1092.
  • Pita Barros, Pedro, Clougherty, Joseph A., Seldeslachts, Jo (2010). How to measure the deterrence effects of merger policy: frequency or composition?. International Journal Of The Economics Of Business, 17 (1), 1-8.
  • Pita Barros, Pedro, Machado, Sara R. (2010). Money for nothing? The net costs of medical training. Health Care Management Science, 13 (3), 234-255.
  • Pita Barros, Pedro, Nunes, Luís Catela (2010). The impact of pharmaceutical policy measures: a structural-break approach. Social Science and Medicine, 71 (3), 440-450.
  • Simões, Jorge, Barros, Pedro Pita, Temido, Marta (2010). Public-private partnerships in the Potuguese health sector. World Hospitals And Health Services : The Official Journal Of The International Hospital Federation, 46 (1), 6-9.
  • Amaro de Matos, João, Barros, Pedro P., Pereira, Inacia Pacheco (2009). The voting paradox and social networks: an empirical analysis. SSRN Electronic Journal.
  • Pita Barros, Pedro, Martinez-Giralt, Xavier (2009). Contractual design and PPPs for hospitals: lessons for the Portuguese model. European Journal Of Health Economics, 10 (4), 437-453.
  • Seldeslachts, Jo, Clougherty, Joseph A., Pita Barros, Pedro (2009). Settle for now but block for tomorrow: the deterrence effects of merger policy tools. Journal Of Law & Economics, 52 (3), 607-634.
  • Barros, Pedro Pita, Lisboa, Manuel, Cerejo, Dalila, Barrenho, Eliana (2008). Health Care Costs of Domestic Violence Against Women: Evidence from Portugal. SSRN.
  • Barros, Pedro Pita, Martinez-Giralt, Xavier (2008). Selecting health care providers: "Any willing provider" vs. negotiation. European Journal Of Political Economy, 24 (2), 402-414.
  • Barros, Pedro (2008). Television news scheduling revisited. Economics Bulletin, 12 (1).
  • Pita Barros, Pedro, Machado, Matilde P., Sanz-de-Galdeano, Anna (2008). Moral hazard and the demand for health services: A matching estimator approach. Journal Of Health Economics, 27 (4), 1006-1025.
  • Pita Barros, Pedro, Martinez-Giralt, Xavier (2008). On international cost-sharing of pharmaceutical R&D. International Journal Of Health Care Finance & Economics, 8 (4), 301-312.
  • Barros, Pedro Pita (2007). O preço da saúde. Jornal Português de Gastrenterologia, 14, 194-198.
  • Barros, Pedro (2007). Television news scheduling revisited. Economics Bulletin, 12 (1).
  • Barros, Pedro Pita, Brito, Duarte, de Lucena, Diogo (2006). Mergers in the food retailing sector: An empirical investigation. European Economic Review, 50 (2), 447-468.
  • Barros, Pedro P., Martinez-Giralt, Xavier (2005). Bargaining and idle public sector capacity in health care. Economics Bulletin, 9 (1).
  • Barros, Pedro Pita, Martinez-Giralt, Xavier (2005). Negotiation advantages of professional associations in health care. International Journal Of Health Care Finance & Economics, 5 (2), 191-204.
  • Barros, Pedro Pita, Olivella, Pau (2005). Waiting lists and patient selection. Journal Of Economics & Management Strategy, 14 (3), 623-646.
  • Amaro de Matos, João, Barros, Pedro P. (2004). Social norms and the paradox of elections' turnout. Public Choice, 121 (1-2), 239-255.
  • Barros, Pedro P., Kind, Hans Jarle, Nilssen, Tore, Sørgard, Lars (2004). Media competition on the Internet. Topics in Economic Analysis and Policy, 4 (1), 1-20.
  • Barros, Pedro Pita (2003). Cream-skimming, incentives for efficiency and payment system. Journal Of Health Economics, 22 (3), 419-443.
  • Barros, Pedro Pita (2003). Looking behind the curtain - Effects from modernization of European Union competition policy. European Economic Review, 47 (4), 613-624.
  • Barros, Pedro P., Martinez-Giralt, Xavier (2003). Preventive health care and payment systems. Topics in Economic Analysis and Policy, 3 (1), 177-199.
  • Barros, Pedro Pita (2003). Random output and hospital performance. Health Care Management Science, 6 (4), 219-227.
  • Barros, Pedro Pita, Garoupa, Nuno (2002). An economic theory of church strictness. The Economic Journal, 112 (481), 559-576.
  • Barros, Pedro Pita (2002). Convergence and information technologies - The experience of Greece, Portugal and Spain. Applied Economics Letters, 9 (10), 675-680.
  • Barros, Pedro Pita, Martinez-Giralt, Xavier (2002). Public and private provision of health care. Journal Of Economics & Management Strategy, 11 (1), 109-133.
  • Valletti, Tommaso M., Hoernig, Steffen, Barros, Pedro P. (2002). Universal service and entry: The role of uniform pricing and coverage constraints. Journal Of Regulatory Economics, 21 (2), 169-190.
  • Barros, Pedro P., Cabral, Luís (2000). Competing for foreign direct investment. Review of International Economics, 8 (2), 360-371.
  • Barros, Pedro Pita, Pinto, Carlos Gouveia, Machado, Ana (1999). A signalling theory of excessive technological adoption. Health Care Management Science, 2 (2), 117-123.
  • Barros, Pedro P. (1999). Budget effects of health care 'vouchers'. Economics Letters, 62 (2), 229-235.
  • Barros, Pedro P., Nilssen, Tore (1999). Industrial policy and firm heterogeneity. Scandinavian Journal Of Economics, 101 (4), 597-616.
  • Barros, Pedro P. (1999). Multimarket competition in banking, with an example from the Portuguese market. International Journal of Industrial Organization, 17 (3), 335-352.
  • Barros, Pedro Pita, Martinez-Giralt, Xavier (1999). On the effects of antidumping legislation. Regional Science and Urban Economics, 29 (1), 53-72.
  • Barros, Pedro P., Seabra, Maria Carmo (1999). Universal service: does competition help or hurt?. Information Economics and Policy, 11 (1), 45-60.
  • Barros, Pedro Pita (1998). Endogenous mergers and size asymmetry of merger participants. Economics Letters, 60 (1), 113-119.
  • Barros, Pedro Pita (1998). The black box of health care expenditure growth determinants. Health Economics, 7 (6), 533-544.
  • Barros, Pedro P., Nogueira Leite, António (1997). The good monopoly? A case for joint ownership of competing systems. Information Economics and Policy, 9 (1), 19-36.
  • Barros, Pedro P. (1996). Competition effects of price liberalization in insurance. Journal of Industrial Economics, 44 (3), 267-287.
  • Barros, Pedro Pita, Garoupa, Nuno (1996). Portugal-European union convergence: Some evidence. European Journal Of Political Economy, 12 (3), 545-553.
  • Barros, Pedro Pita (1995). Conduct effects of gradual entry liberalization in insurance. Journal Of Regulatory Economics, 8 (1), 45-60.
  • Barros, Pedro Pita (1995). Post-entry expansion in banking: The case of Portugal. International Journal of Industrial Organization, 13 (4), 593-611.
  • Barros, Pedro Pita (1994). Market equilibrium effects of incentives to foreign direct investment. Economics Letters, 44 (1-2), 153-157.
  • Barros, Pedro P., Cabral, Luís (1994). Merger policy in open economies. European Economic Review, 38 (5), 1041-1055.
  • Barros, Pedro Pita (1993). Freedom of services and competition in insurance markets: A note. The GENEVA Papers on Risk and Insurance Theory, 18 (1), 93-101.
  • Barros, Pedro Pita (1993). Multi-project R&D competition with free-entry. Economics of Innovation and New Technology, 2 (4), 309-318.
  • Dias, S, Simões, Jorge , Barros, Pedro Pita (2018). Migration and Health: what we know so far, what is lacking in our understanding and how to move forward?. Almedina.
  • Barros, Pedro Pita (2013). Pela sua saúde. Fundação Francisco Manuel dos Santos.
  • Barros, Pedro Pita, Martinez-Giralt, Xavier (2012). Health economics: An industrial organization perspective. 1st ed. Routledge.
  • Barros, Pedro Pita, Fernandes, Adalberto Campos, Ramos, Francisco, Dussault, G, Almeida, José Miguel Barros Caldas de, Fragata, José , Lapão, L (2012). Os cidadãos no centro do sistema: os profissionais no centro da mudança : contributo para a discussão : resposta à consulta pública do relatório final do grupo técnico para a reforma hospitalar. Universidade Nova de Lisboa.
  • Barros, Pedro Pita, Fernandes, João Varandas (2012). Um ano depois da Troika na politíca da saúde. Principia.
  • Pauly, Mark V., McGuire, Thomas G., Barros, Pedro Pita (2012). Handbook of Health Economics. North-Holland, Vol. 2.
  • Barros, Pedro Pita, Fernandes, João Varandas, Fernandes, Adalberto Campos (2011). Três olhares sobre o futuro do sector da saúde. Principia.
  • Fernandes, J., Barros, Pedro Pita, Fernandes, Adalberto Campos (2011). Três olhares sobre o futuro da saúde em Portugal. Princípia.
  • Nunes, Luís Catela, Barros, Pedro Pita (2011). 10 anos de política do medicamento em portugal. Lulu.com.
  • Pita Barros, Pedro (2009). Economia da Saúde – Conceitos e Comportamentos. 2 ed. Almedina.
  • Lisboa, Manuel, do Carmo, Isabel, Branco Vicente, Maria Luísa, Nóvoa, António, Barros, Pedro Pita, Marques da Silva, Sofia, Dantas, Ana, Franco, Luísa , Amândio, Ana (2006). Prevenir ou Remediar: Os custos sociais e económicos da violência contra as mulheres. Edições Colibri/SociNova.
  • Barros, Pedro Pita, Leitão, Vitor (2021). A cooperação do poder local com o sector da saúde em tempos de pandemia: Hospitalização domiciliária como solução com futuro. O poder local em tempos de Covid-19. : A cooperação territorial e institucional no combate à pandemia e os desafios da recuperação. Almeida, Luís Filipe Mota, Ramos, Manuel Ferreira, Sousa, Luís de (Eds.), Edições Almedida, Vol. 2, 71-89.
  • Barros, Pedro Pita (2021). Ligações perigosas: Medicina defensiva e despesas em saúde. Deliberações (bio)éticas e decisões jurídicas. : Brasil e Portugal. Vasconcelos, Camila, Bussinguer, Elda, Neves, Maria do Céu Patrão (Eds.), Editora Dialetica, 221-234.
  • Costa, Eduardo, Santos, Rita, Barros, Pedro P. (2021). The financial sustainability of the portuguese health system. Contributions to Economic Analysis. Emerald Group Holdings Ltd., 209-229.
  • De Almeida, Sara Valente, Barros, Pedro Pita (2018). How relevant is active ageing? Evidence from Portugal. Building Evidence for Active Ageing Policies. : Active Ageing Index and its Potential. Zaidi, Asghar, Harper, Sarah, Howse, Kenneth, Lamura, Giovanni, Perek-Bialas, Jolanta (Eds.), Springer Singapore, 313-341.
  • Dias, Sonia, Fronteira, Inês, Gama, Ana, Gróz, Andrea Pita, Mardin, Deniz, Simões, Jorge, Roxo, Luis, Barros, Pedro Pita (2018). Health policies, patterns and barriers to migrants’ access to primary health care. SpringerBriefs in Public Health. Springer International Publishing, 99-109.
  • Barros, Pedro Pita, Lisboa, Manuel, Cerejo, Dalila, Barrenho, Eliana (2016). Custos Económicos com a Saúde Resultantes da Violência Doméstica contra Mulheres em Portugal. Metodologias de investigação sociológica. : problemas e soluções a partir de estudos empíricos. Lisboa, Manuel (Eds.), Húmus, 313-346.
  • Barros, Pedro Pita (2013). Artigo 41º - Apreciação das operações de concentração. Lei da Concorrência – comentário Conumbricense. Gorjão-Henriques, M. D. (Eds.), Almedina, 445-452.
  • Barros, Pedro Pita (2013). Portugal. Waiting Time Policies in the Health Sector. What Works?. Siciliani, L., Borowitz, M., Moran, V. (Eds.), OECD Book., 237–261.
  • Barros, Pedro Pita (2013). The changes in the health sector under economic crisis and financial rescue: Portugal. Learning from Downturns – How to better assess, track, and mitigate the impact on the Health Sector, Directions in Development – Human Development. Hou, X., Velényi, E. V., Yazbeck, A. S., Iunes, R. F., Smith, O. (Eds.), The World Bank., 160-168.
  • Pita Barros, Pedro (2013). 25 anos da economia portuguesa: olhares e reflexões. Comentários ao Estudo 25 Anos de Portugal Europeu. Bessa, D., Estanque, E., Cabral, M. Villaverde, Barros, P. (Eds.), Fundação Francisco Manuel dos Santos, 151-185.
  • Barros, Pedro Pita, Martinez-Giralt, Xavier (2012). Models of negotiation and bargaining in health care. 2nd ed. The Elgar Companion to Health Economics. Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd, 231-239.
  • Barros, Pedro Pita, Olivella, Pau (2011). Hospitals: Teaming Up. The Oxford Handbook of Health Economics. Glied, Sherry, Smith, Peter C. (Eds.), Oxford University Press (OUP), 432-462.
  • Barros, Pedro Pita, Siciliani, Luigi (2011). Public and private sector interface. Handbook of Health Economics. Pauly, Mark V., McGuire, Thomas G., Barros, Pedro Pita (Eds.), North-Holland, Vol. 2, 927-1001.
  • Barros, Pedro Pita (2011). Sentado à conversa com o novo contrato social da saúde. A Nova Saúde Pública - A saúde Pública da Era do Conhecimento- Homenagem a Constantino Sakellarides. Gradiva, 80-85.
  • Pita Barros, Pedro (2010). Pharmaceutical Policies in European Countries. Advances in Health Economics and Health Services Research. Dor, Avi (Eds.), Emerald Group Publishing Limited, 3-27.
  • Pita Barros, Pedro (2009). A influência do financiamento. Governação dos Hospitais. Campos, Luís, Portugal, Margarida Borges E Rui (Eds.), Casa das Letras, 303-322.
  • Pita Barros, Pedro (2009). Portugal. Comparative Health Systems – Global Perspectives. Johnson, James A., Stoskopf, Catleen H. (Eds.), Jones and Bartlett, 129–147.