João Luís César das Neves

Full Professor

João César das Neves, born in 1957, married, father of four, is full professor at CATÓLICA-LISBON. Currently President of the Ethics Committee of CATÓLICA-LISBON. Holds a PhD and BA in Economics (UCP), MA in Economics (Universidade Nova of Lisbon, Portugal) and MA in Operations Research and System Engineering (Universidade Técnica of Lisbon, Portugal). He was from 1991 to 1995 economic advisor of the Portuguese Prime Minister, in 1990 advisor to the Portuguese Minister of Finance and in 1990/1991 and 1995/1997 technician at the Bank of Portugal.

His research interests are poverty and development, business cycles, Portuguese economic development, medieval economic thought and Ethics. Author of many 36 books, he is regular commentator at the Portuguese media.