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Eduardo Costa

Assistant Professor

Instituto Superior Técnico


Eduardo Costa is a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Economics at the Department of Engineering and Management of Instituto Superior Técnico (University of Lisbon) and a researcher at CEGIST.

His research is focused on Health Economics, particularly in topics related with the sustainability and efficiency of public health spending, competition in the pharmaceutical market, and on the economic impact of health professionals.

He is currently the president of the Portuguese Association for Health Economics. Additionally, he is also a member of the National Health Technology Assessment Commission and of the National NHS Reference Centers Commission. He is also adjunct faculty at Nova School of Business and Economics.

He has significant consulting and research experience in national and international projects on health economics and policy. He holds a PhD in Economics from Nova School of Business and Economics, and was a visiting researcher at the Boston University and at the Harvard School of Public Health. He also worked as a research fellow at the Lancaster University.

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Research Groups

SEI - Strategy, Entrepreneurship and Innovation

SEI branch conducts applied research in topics related with corporate strategy, entrepreneurship and innovation, and their relationship with industry dynamics, labour markets, and economic development.