António Rua
António Rua
Associate Professor (Adjunct)
Economics

António Rua is a Senior Economist of the Economics and ResearchDepartment of the Banco de Portugal where he has been working since 1999. He isalso Associate Professor (Visiting) at Nova School of Business and Economicswhere he has taught Econometrics and Statistics.

He has published a number of peer-reviewed articles in severalinternationally renowned scientific journals, including Journal of Business andEconomic Statistics, International Journal of Forecasting, Journal ofForecasting, Journal of Money, Credit and Banking and Oxford Bulletin ofEconomics and Statistics. He is also the author of various articles inseveral publications issued by Banco de Portugal.


Ph.D. in Economics,Universidade Técnica de Lisboa

M.Sc. in Economics,Universidade Nova de Lisboa

B.Sc. in Economics,Universidade Nova de Lisboa


His research interests include time-series econometrics, financial econometrics and empirical macroeconomics and finance.

  • Esteves, Paulo Soares, Portela, Miguel, Rua, António (2022). Does domestic demand matter for firms’ exports?. Open Economies Review, 33 (2), 311-322.
  • Lourenço, Nuno, Gouveia, Carlos Melo, Rua, António (2021). Forecasting tourism with targeted predictors in a data-rich environment. Economic Modelling, 96, 445-454.
  • Lourenço, Nuno, Rua, António (2021). The Daily Economic Indicator: tracking economic activity daily during the lockdown. Economic Modelling, 100.
  • Rua, António (2021). Modelling currency demand: the case of the euro. Empirical Economics, 61 (4), 1865-1881.
  • Portugal, Pedro, Rua, António (2020). How the ins and outs shape differently the U.S. unemployment over time and across frequencies. European Economic Review, 121.
  • Hassani, Hossein, Rua, António, Silva, Emmanuel Sirimal, Thomakos, Dimitrios (2019). Monthly forecasting of GDP with mixed-frequency multivariate singular spectrum analysis. International Journal of Forecasting, 35 (4), 1263-1272.
  • Pereira, João Pedro, Pesquita, Vasco, Rodrigues, Paulo M.M., Rua, António (2019). Market integration and the persistence of electricity prices. Empirical Economics, 57 (5), 1495-1514.
  • Dias, Francisco, Pinheiro, Maximiano, Rua, António (2018). A bottom-up approach for forecasting GDP in a data-rich environment. Applied Economics Letters, 25 (10), 718-723.
  • Pereira, João Pedro, Rua, António (2018). Asset pricing with a bank risk factor. Journal of Money, Credit and Banking, 50 (5), 993-1032.
  • Rua, António (2018). Modelling currency demand in a small open economy within a monetary union. Economic Modelling, 74, 88-96.
  • Carvalho, Miguel, Rua, António (2017). Real-time nowcasting the US output gap: Singular spectrum analysis at work. International Journal of Forecasting, 33 (1), 185-198.
  • Duarte, Cláudia, Rodrigues, Paulo M M, Rua, António (2017). A mixed frequency approach to the forecasting of private consumption with ATM/POS data. International Journal of Forecasting, 33 (1), 61-75.
  • Rua, António (2017). A wavelet-based multivariate multiscale approach for forecasting. International Journal of Forecasting, 33 (3), 581-590.
  • Bobeica, Elena, Esteves, Paulo Soares, Rua, António, Staehr, Karsten (2016). Exports and domestic demand pressure: a dynamic panel data model for the euro area countries. Review of World Economics, 152 (1), 107-125.
  • Dias, Francisco, Pinheiro, Maximiano, Rua, António (2015). Forecasting Portuguese GDP with factor models: Pre- and post-crisis evidence. Economic Modelling, 44, 266-272.
  • Esteves, Paulo Soares, Rua, António (2015). Is there a role for domestic demand pressure on export performance?. Empirical Economics, 49 (4), 1173-1189.
  • Rua, António, Lopes, Artur Silva (2015). Cohesion within the euro area and the US: a wavelet-based view. OECD Journal: Journal of Business Cycle Measurement and Analysis, 2014 (2).
  • De Carvalho, Miguel, Rua, António (2014). Extremal dependence in international output growth: Tales from the tails. Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, 76 (4), 605-620.
  • De Carvalho, Miguel, Turkman, Kamil Feridun, Rua, António (2013). Dynamic threshold modelling and the US business Cycle. Journal of the Royal Statistical Society, 62 (4), 535-550.
  • Dias, Francisco, Pinheiro, Maximiano, Rua, António (2013). Determining the number of global and country-specific factors in the euro area. Studies in Nonlinear Dynamics and Econometrics, 17 (5), 573-617.
  • Pinheiro, Maximiano, Rua, António, Dias, Francisco (2013). Dynamic factor models with jagged edge panel data: taking on board the dynamics of the idiosyncratic components. Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, 75 (1), 80-102.
  • Rua, António (2013). Worldwide synchronization since the nineteenth century: a wavelet-based view. Applied Economics Letters, 20 (8), 773-776.
  • de Carvalho, Miguel, Rodrigues, Paulo C., Rua, António (2012). Tracking the US business cycle with a singular spectrum analysis. Economics Letters, 114 (1), 32-35.
  • Rua, António, Nunes, Luís Catela (2012). A wavelet-based assessment of market risk: the emerging markets case. The Quaterly Review of Economics and Finance, 52 (1), 84-92.
  • Rua, António (2012). Money growth and inflation in the Euro Area: a time-frequency view. Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, 74 (6), 875-885.
  • Rua, António (2011). A wavelet approach for factor-augmented forecasting. Journal Of Forecasting, 30 (7), 666-678.
  • Dias, Francisco, Pinheiro, Maximiano, Rua, António (2010). Forecasting using targeted diffusion indexes. Journal Of Forecasting, 29 (3), 341-352.
  • Dias, Francisco, Duarte, Cláudia, Rua, António (2010). Inflation expectations in the euro area: are consumers rational?. Review of World Economics, 146 (3), 591-607.
  • Dias, Francisco, Duarte, Cláudia, Rua, António (2010). Inflation (mis)perceptions in the euro area. Empirical Economics, 39 (2), 353-369.
  • Rua, António (2010). Measuring comovement in the time-frequency space. Journal of Macroeconomics, 32 (2), 685-691.
  • Reis, Hugo, Rua, António (2009). An input-output analysis: linkages versus leakages. International Economic Journal, 23 (4), 527-544.
  • Rua, António, Nunes, Luís C. (2009). International comovement of stock market returns: A wavelet analysis. Journal Of Empirical Finance, 16 (4), 632-639.
  • Rünstler, G., Barhoum, K., Benk, S., Cristadoro, R., Reijer, A. D.E.N., Jakaitiene, A., Jelonek, P., Rua, A., Ruth, K., Nieuwenhuyze, C. V.A.N. (2009). Short-term forecasting of GDP using large datasets: a pseudo real-time forecast evaluation exercise. Journal Of Forecasting, 28 (7), 595-611.
  • Duarte, Cláudia, Rua, António (2007). Forecasting inflation through a bottom-up approach: how bottom is bottom?. Economic Modelling, 24 (6), 941-953.
  • Valle E Azevedo, João, Koopman, Siem Jan, Rua, António (2006). Tracking the business cycle of the euro area: A multivariate model-based bandpass filter. Journal of Business and Economic Statistics, 24 (3), 278-290.
  • Rua, António, Nunes, Luis C. (2005). Coincident and leading indicators for the euro area: A frequency band approach. International Journal of Forecasting, 21 (3), 503-523.