João Valle e Azevedo is an Associate Professor (Adjunct) at Nova School of Business and Economics, Head of the Monetary Policy Division at the Economics and Research Department of Banco de Portugal and a Member of the Eurosystem’s Monetary Policy Committee.
João joined Banco de Portugal as a Research Economist in 2007 and started collaborating with Nova in 2008. He holds a Ph.D. in Economics (Stanford University) a M.Sc. in Statistics (London School of Economics) and a Bachelor in Mathematics Applied to Economics and Business (Technical University of Lisbon - ISEG).
His main research interests are in Time Series Econometrics, with a focus on Forecasting, and Macroeconomics (Monetary Economics and Fiscal Policy). His work has been published at the Journal of Business and Economic Statistics, Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, Journal of the Royal Statistical Society, International Journal of Forecasting, Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, Macroeconomic Dynamics and The Economic Journal.
His main policy interests are in Central Banking and in the Deepening of the Economic and Monetary Union.