Author

Name:
Vitor Castro
Educations:
Ph D: U Warwick, Economics, 2009
Master: U Minho, Política Económica, 2003
Bachelor: U Minho, Economics, 1999
e-mail:
vcastro@fe.uc.pt
URL:
http://www4.fe.uc.pt/vcastro/
FCT research center:
Núcleo de Investigação em Políticas Económicas (2015)
REBIDES institution:
Universidade de Coimbra - Faculdade de Economia (2015)
Ideas:
http://ideas.repec.org/f/pca481.html
Researcher id:
http://www.researcherid.com/rid/G-3478-2011
Articles 43:
Ranking: CEF.UP+NIPE (average of all rankings) (2012).

Government Ideology and Economic Freedom 18.73
Vitor Castro, Rodrigo Martins
Journal Of Comparative Economics, vol. 49, 2021, p. 73-91.

On the Duration of Sovereign Ratings Cycle Phases 12.53
Luca Agnello, Vitor Castro, Ricardo Sousa
Journal Of Economic Behavior And Organization, vol. 182, 2021, p. 512-526.

Global Factors, Uncertainty, Weather Conditions and Energy Prices: On the Drivers of the Duration of Commodity Price Cycle Phases 8.06
Luca Agnello, Vitor Castro, Shawkat Hammoudeh, Ricardo Sousa
Energy Economics, vol. 90, 2020, p. .

Riding the Wave of Credit: Are Longer Expansions Really a Bad Omen? 9.74
Vitor Castro, Rodrigo Martins
Open Economies Review, vol. 31, 2020, p. 729-751.

The Collapse of Credit Booms: A Competing Risks Analysis 13.33
Vitor Castro, Rodrigo Martins
Journal Of Economic Studies, vol. 47, 2020, p. 1437-1465.

The Housing Cycle: What Role for Mortgage Market Development and Housing Finance? 7.94
Luca Agnello, Vitor Castro, Ricardo Sousa
Journal Of Real Estate Finance And Economics, vol. 61, 2020, p. 607-670.

A Competing Risks Tale on Successful and Unsuccessful Fiscal Consolidations 6.09
Luca Agnello, Vitor Castro, Ricardo Sousa
Journal Of International Financial Markets, Institutions And Money, vol. 63, 2019, p. .

Budgets, Expenditure Composition and Political Manipulation 6.81
Vitor Castro, Rodrigo Martins
International Review of Applied Economics, vol. 33, 2019, p. 172-187.

Political and Institutional Determinants of Credit Booms 18.69
Vitor Castro, Rodrigo Martins
Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, vol. 81, 2019, p. 1144-1178.

Economic Activity, Credit Market Conditions, and the Housing Market 11.52
Luca Agnello, Vitor Castro, Ricardo Sousa
Macroeconomic Dynamics, vol. 22, 2018, p. 1769-1789.

Financial Markets' Shutdown and Reaccess 11.34
Luca Agnello, Vitor Castro, Ricardo Sousa
Economic Inquiry, vol. 56, 2018, p. 562-571.

Functional Components of Public Expenditure, Fiscal Consolidations, and Economic Activity 26.17
Vitor Castro
Economics And Politics, vol. 30, 2018, p. 124-150.

Politically Driven Cycles in Fiscal Policy: In Depth Analysis of the Functional Components of Government Expenditures 14.57
Vitor Castro, Rodrigo Martins
European Journal of Political Economy, vol. 55, 2018, p. 44-64.

Shades of Red and Blue: Government Ideology and Sustainable Development 11.38
Toke S. Aidt, Vitor Castro, Rodrigo Martins
Public Choice, vol. 175, 2018, p. 303-323.

Systemic Financial Crises and the Housing Market Cycle 4.05
Luca Agnello, Vitor Castro, Ricardo Sousa
Applied Economics Letters, vol. 25, 2018, p. 724-729.

The Electoral Dynamics of Human Development 16.4
Vitor Castro, Rodrigo Martins
Journal Of Development Studies, vol. 54, 2018, p. 191-211.

The Impact of Fiscal Consolidation on Human Development 5.06
Luca Agnello, Vitor Castro, Joao Tovar Jalles, Ricardo Sousa
Journal Of International Development, vol. 30, 2018, p. 399-429.

The Legacy and the Tyranny of Time: Exit and Re-entry of Sovereigns to International Capital Markets 16.31
Luca Agnello, Vitor Castro, Ricardo Sousa
Journal Of Money, Credit And Banking, vol. 50, 2018, p. 1969-1994.

Income Inequality, Fiscal Stimuli and Political (In)stability 5.32
Luca Agnello, Vitor Castro, Joao Tovar Jalles, Ricardo Sousa
International Tax And Public Finance, vol. 24, 2017, p. 484-511.

Pure, White and Deadly . . . Expensive: A Bitter Sweetness in Health Care Expenditure 31.45
Vitor Castro
Health Economics, vol. 26, 2017, p. 1644-1666.

Spillovers from the Oil Sector to the Housing Market Cycle 8.06
Luca Agnello, Vitor Castro, Shawkat Hammoudeh, Ricardo Sousa
Energy Economics, vol. 61, 2017, p. 209-220.

The Impact of Fiscal Consolidations on the Functional Components of Government Expenditures 26.37
Vitor Castro
Economic Modelling, vol. 60, 2017, p. 138-150.

Are There Political Cycles Hidden inside Government Expenditures? 6.07
Vitor Castro, Rodrigo Martins
Applied Economics Letters, vol. 23, 2016, p. 34-37.

Financial Stress and Sovereign Debt Composition 3.04
Luca Agnello, Vitor Castro, Joao Tovar Jalles, Ricardo Sousa
Applied Economics Letters, vol. 23, 2016, p. 678-683.

Booms, Busts, and Normal Times in the Housing Market. 16.29
Luca Agnello, Vitor Castro, Ricardo Sousa
Journal of Business and Economic Statistics, vol. 33, 2015, p. 25-45.

Do Debt Crises Boost Financial Reforms? 3.04
Luca Agnello, Vitor Castro, Joao Tovar Jalles, Ricardo Sousa
Applied Economics Letters, vol. 22, 2015, p. 356-360.

Fiscal Consolidation and Financial Reforms 6.48
Luca Agnello, Vitor Castro, Joao Tovar Jalles, Ricardo Sousa
Applied Economics, vol. 47, 2015, p. 3740-3755.

Is Fiscal Fatigue a Threat to Consolidation Programmes? 8.05
Luca Agnello, Vitor Castro, Ricardo Sousa
Environment And Planning C: Government And Policy, vol. 33, 2015, p. 765-779.

The Portuguese Business Cycle: Chronology and Duration Dependence 19.16
Vitor Castro
Empirical Economics, vol. 49, 2015, p. 325-342.

What Determines the Likelihood of Structural Reforms? 7.28
Luca Agnello, Vitor Castro, Joao Tovar Jalles, Ricardo Sousa
European Journal of Political Economy, vol. 37, 2015, p. 129-145.

Fiscal Adjustments, Labour Market Flexibility and Unemployment 8.2
Luca Agnello, Vitor Castro, Joao Tovar Jalles, Ricardo Sousa
Economics Letters, vol. 124, 2014, p. 231-235.

Is There Duration Dependence in Portuguese Local Governments` Tenure? 14.57
Vitor Castro, Rodrigo Martins
European Journal of Political Economy, vol. 31, 2013, p. 26-39.

Macroeconomic Determinants of the Credit Risk in the Banking System: The Case of the GIPSI 26.37
Vitor Castro
Economic Modelling, vol. 31, 2013, p. 672-683.

Running for Office Again: Evidence from Portuguese Municipal Elections 17.07
Vitor Castro, Rodrigo Martins
Public Choice, vol. 156, 2013, p. 677-702.

The Duration of Business Cycle Expansions and Contractions: Are There Change-Points in Duration Dependence? 19.16
Vitor Castro
Empirical Economics, vol. 44, 2013, p. 511-544.

What Determines the Duration of a Fiscal Consolidation Program? 11.28
Luca Agnello, Vitor Castro, Ricardo Sousa
Journal of International Money and Finance, vol. 37, 2013, p. 113-134.

How Do Central Banks React to Wealth Composition and Asset Prices? 13.19
Vitor Castro, Ricardo Sousa
Economic Modelling, vol. 29, 2012, p. 641-653.

How Does Fiscal Policy React to Wealth Composition and Asset Prices? 8.59
Luca Agnello, Vitor Castro, Ricardo Sousa
Journal Of Macroeconomics, vol. 34, 2012, p. 874-890.

Can Central Banks Monetary Policy Be Described by a Linear (Augmented) Taylor Rule or by a Nonlinear Rule 8.47
Vitor Castro
Journal Of Financial Stability, vol. 7, 2011, p. 228-246.

The Impact of the European Union Fiscal Rules on Economic Growth 25.77
Vitor Castro
Journal Of Macroeconomics, vol. 33, 2011, p. 313-326.

The Duration of Economic Expansions and Recessions: More Than Duration Dependence 25.77
Vitor Castro
Journal Of Macroeconomics, vol. 32, 2010, p. 347-365.

How the Maastricht Criteria and the Stability and Growth Pact Affected Real Convergence in the European Union: A Panel Data Analysis 9.36
Elias Soukiazis, Vitor Castro
Journal of Policy Modeling, vol. 27, 2005, p. 385-399.

Political Business Cycles and Inflation Stabilization 16.4
Vitor Castro, Francisco Veiga
Economics Letters, vol. 83, 2004, p. 1-6.

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