Nadia Simoes holds a PhD in Economics and a Master degree in Economics from ISEG (Universidade de Lisboa). She was the Director of the Master in Business Economics and Competition for nine editions of the master. Researcher of the Economics Group of the Business Research Unit (BRU-IUL). She has published paper articles in several journals such as Economics Letters, Journal of Economic Surveys, Empirical Economics, Acta Oeconomica, International Review of Applied Economcis, Telecommunications Policy, Panoeconomicus, International Journal of Social Economics, Economics Bulletin, among others. Member of the editorial board of several scientific journals (Current Analysis on Economics and Finance, Research in World Economy, and Journal of Quantitative Methods) and of the European Training Foundation (European Commission). She has participated in several research national and international research projects financed by public institutions.
Expert for different national and international institutions such as the EUROPEAN EMPLOYMENT OBSERVATORY (EUROPEAN COMMISSION), INTERNATIONAL LABOUR ORGANIZATION , CEDEFOP, EUROFOUND, EUROPEAN CENTRE OF EXPERTISE, PORTUGUESE LABOUR MINISTRY, and PORTUGUESE MINISTRY OF EDUCATION.