Susana Peralta holds a PhD in Economics from theUniversité catholique de Louvain, in Belgium.
She is a specialist in Public Economics andPolitical Economy, with a special focus on taxation and fiscal federalism. Shejoined the Nova School of Business and Economics in 2004. Her work is publishedin academic journals such as The Economic Journal, the Journal of PublicEconomics and the Journal of Public Economic Theory. She has obtainedfunding from the Portuguese Science Foundation as Principal Investigator inseveral research projects.
She teaches or has taught several courses atNova SBE, including Public Finance, Microeconomics, Ethics and Economic Policy,and Poverty: Concepts and Challenges. She also teaches Economics in ExecutiveEducation programmes.
She has served as the academic director of the MSc inEconomics, the Research Master, and the PhD in Economics. She is currently partof the managing committee of the PhD in Economics|Finance.
Susana Peralta has three children. She is a regularop-ed contributor to the Portuguese newspaper Publico.