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Dr Ferran Portella Carbó

Dr Ferran Portella Carbó
Tenure-track contract Lecturer with a PhD
Applied Economics
  • Despatx DB230Segon pisGaspar Melchor de Jovellanos


Brief CV

Appointments and Education

  • Visiting Professor (Profesor visitante), Faculty of Economics and Business, University of the Balearic Islands: Sept. 2018 -
  • Senior Research Associate, SARChi in Industrial Development, College of Business and Economics, University of Johannesburg: Sept. 2018-Sept. 2021.
  • Senior Lecturer, School of Economics and Econometrics, University of Johannesburg: Jan. 2018 - Aug. 2018
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, South African Research Chair in Industrial Development, University of Johannesburg: June 2016-Dec. 2017
  • PhD in Economics (Cum Laude, Extraordinary Award), University of Girona (Spain): 2012- Dec. 2015
  • MA in Globalisation and Development (Distinction), The University of Warwick (UK): 2010-2011
  • MA in European Economic Studies, College of Europe (Belgium): 2009-2010
  • Licenciatura in Economics (Extraordinary award), Autonomous University of Barcelona (Spain): 2004-2009.

Academic Publications

  • Boixadera Bosch, R. and Portella-Carbó, F. (forthcoming) Beyond the euro: limits to economic policy in the EU. Revista de Economía Crítica
  • Portella-Carbó, F. and Dejuán, Ó. (forthcoming) Trade imbalances and fiscal policy in the Eurozone: An analysis of economic interrelations with a global supermultiplier input-output model. Cambridge Journal of Economics, bey011,
  • Portella-Carbó, F. (2017) Mass Unemployment in Spain (1959-2014): the Productive Structure in the Integration into Global Capitalism. Revista de Historia Industrial, 26(67), pp. 125-157.
  • Portella-Carbó, F. (2016) Effects of International Trade on Domestic Employment: an Application of a Global Multiregional Input-Output Supermultiplier model (1995-2011). Economic Systems Research, 28 (01), pp. 95-117.

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Office Hours

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Thesis advising

Thesis advisor during the academic year 2021-22 for the following PHD programmes:

Teaching, 5 previous years

Subject Information
20490 - End of Degree Project
  • Double degree in Business Administration and Law2018-19
  • Double degree in Business Administration and Law (2013 syllabus)2019-20, 2020-21
20531 - Final Degree Project
20600 - Economic Environment
  • Degree in Business Administration2018-19
20611 - Economic Structure and Situation
20629 - Final Degree Project
20654 - European Economics
21222 - Final Degree Project
  • Double Degree in Business Administration and Tourism2020-21
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