Nazaré Saldanha Póvoas da Costa Cabral

Category: Associate Professor

Fields of interest / research:
Public Finance
Economic and Monetary Union
Social Security
Public Policies
Public-Private Partnerships

Academic Degrees:
Bachelor of Law, FDL (1994);
Master’s in Legal and Community Sciences, FDL (1998);
PhD in Law (Legal and Economic Sciences), UL (2007);
Bachelor of Economics, Nova School of Business & Economics (2015).

Academic Research and Cooperation
School of Law of Bissau, Guinea-Bissau
University Agostinho Neto School of Law, Luanda, Angola
University Eduardo Mondlane School of Law, Maputo, Mozambique

Member of the following research centres:
Main researcher of the Centre for Research on Economic, Financial and Tax Law (CIDEFF) of the School of Law of Lisbon (Group IV – ‘Crise, Políticas Públicas, Política Orçamental e o Euro’).

Member of the editorial board of the following scientific journals:
Deputy Director of the Journal of Public Finance and Tax Law;
Member of the Editorial Boards of the Journal Competition & Regulation and of the Journal Economics & Social Security.

Other Professional Activities:
Between 1997 and 2002 and between 2005 and 2007, she worked as an advisor and legal consultant in government offices, in the fields of Labour and Social Security;
In 2014 she was appointed by the Minister of State and Finance as a member of the Working Group in charge of reviewing the Budgetary Framework Law;
In 2015, she was hired, as a national expert, to join the European project entitled “Network of Experts on Intra-EU Mobility – Free Movement of Workers and Social Security Coordination” (social protection of migrant workers, known as FreSsco) and as a national expert to join the project “National feasibility assessment of the different European unemployment benefit scheme options”, ensured by the consortium led by the Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS) before the European Commission, and responsible for evaluating the conditions and feasibility of the creation of an unemployment benefit at the European level.

Key Publications:
(2015). A Teoria do Federalismo Financeiro, 2nd ed. Almedina, Coimbra;

(2014). Finanças Públicas e Direito Financeiro – Noções Fundamentais (co-authored with Guilherme Waldemar d´Oliveira Martins), Associação Académica da Faculdade de Direito de Lisboa, Lisboa;

(2013). A Teoria do Federalismo Financeiro, Almedina, Coimbra;

(2010). Contribuições para a Segurança Social – Natureza, Aspectos de Regime e de Técnica e Perspectivas de Evolução num Contexto de Incerteza, Cadernos do IDEFF, no. 12, Almedina, Coimbra;

(2009). As Parcerias Público-Privadas, Cadernos do IDEFF, no. 9, Almedina, Coimbra;

(2008). Programação e Decisão Orçamental – Da racionalidade das decisões orçamentais à racionalidade económica, Coleção Teses, Almedina, Coimbra;

(2005). O Orçamento da Segurança Social – Enquadramento da Situação Financeira do sistema de Segurança Social Português, Cadernos do IDEFF, no. 3, Almedina, Coimbra;

(2003). O recurso ao crédito nas autarquias locais portuguesas, A.A.F.D.L., Lisboa;

(2002). A Redistribuição Económica – Breve estudo sobre o seu significado à luz das principais teorias económicas, A.A.F.D.L., Lisboa;

(2001). O financiamento da Segurança Social e suas implicações redistributivas – Enquadramento e Regime Jurídico, Associação Portuguesa da Segurança Social, Lisbon.

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