Stockholm University
Department of Economics
SE-106 91 Stockholm Sweden







Short Presentation

I recently defended my Ph.D. dissertation in Economics and joined the
Department of Economics as Lecturer. Previously I have been a visiting
student at the University of Minnesota, University of Porto and research
Intern at the European Central Bank.

Research Interests

I am primarily interested in macroeconomics, business cycle fluctuations and economic policy. I also maintain an active interest in quantitative methods and applications, both in economics and biostatistics. In particular, I have published refereed papers in scientific journals in the below fields:

  • Applied Time Series Econometrics and Forecasting
  • Dynamic Stochastic General Equilibrium modeling, estimation and simulation
  • Respiratory Medicine

Current Teaching

  • MSc. Time Series Econometrics
  • BSc. Empirical Methods I


Brinca, P. (2013).  Monetary Business Cycle Accounting for Sweden (1395 Kb) . Forthcoming, The Berkeley Electronic Journal of Macroeconomics, Topics.

Stephane, D. & Brinca, P. (2013). Consumer confidence as a predictor of consumption spending: Evidence for the United States and the Euro Area. International Economics, Volume 134, August 2013, Pages 1-14.

Viveiros, F., Mota, M., Brinca, P., Carvalho, A., & Duarte, R. (2013). Tuberculosis screening and treatment compliance in human immunodeficiency virus patients. Revista Portuguesa de Pneumologia (English Edition), 19(3), 134-138.

Viveiros, F., Gonçalves, I., Brinca, P., Lima, R., Duarte, R., Pascoal, I., Moura e Sá, J. & Carvalho, A. (2012). Allergic Rhinitis: 234 Allergic Disease Severity and Relations. The World Allergy Organization Journal, 5(Suppl 2), S94.

Antunes, A., Campainha, S., Castro, A., Brinca, P., Barroso, A., Conde, S., Neves, J. & Parente, B. (2011). Study of the Mutational State of EGFR in Diagnostic Samples of NSCLC-New Approach Methods. Journal of Thoracic Oncology (Vol. 6, No. 6, pp. S1495-S1496).

Fernandes, C., Sergio, A., Antunes, A., Barroso, A., Brinca, P., Conde, S., Neves, S., Machado, J. & Parente, B. (2011). Epidemiology and Survival Analysis of Lung Cancer – 10 Years of Experience in a Portuguese Respiratory Reference Center. Journal of Thoracic Oncology, 6(6), S1431-S1432.

Under Submission

Dias, M., Piedade, A., Brinca, P. & Antunes, A. (2013). Implications of infectious agents in ventilator induced pneumonia.

Work in Progress

Brinca, P. (2013).  Distortions in the Neoclassical Growth Model: A Cross-Country Analysis (504 Kb) Research Papers in Economics, Dept. Economics, Stockholm U, N 2013:13.

Brinca, P., Holter, H., Krusell, P. & Malafry, L. (2013). Fiscal Multipliers: Does Inequality matter?

Aguiar-Conraria, L. & Brinca, P. (2013). Equilibrium Inderterminacy and Business Cycle Accounting: Equivalence Results.



 CV - Pedro Brinca (200 Kb)