Adjunct professor of Economics at the School of Management, Polytechnic Institute of Cávado and Ave (IPCA), Barcelos, Portugal. Member of the Applied Management Research Unit (UNIAG), Portugal. PhD in Economics (2009) at the University of Minho, Braga, Portugal. Associate editor of the journal Tékhne - Review of Applied Management Studies. Author/co-author of several papers. Research interests include labor economics and tourism economics.