This site uses cookies to store information on your computer.

Edna Falorca Costa


7ef foto
user outlineredPhD Candidate

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.Contact
textfile5redCV
web58redPersonal Website


Holds a PhD in Political Science by FCSH-UNL and is a researcher at IPRI-NOVA and CIEG (ISCSP-UL). Her research focuses on the study of inequalities and the quality of democracy as well as of social policies with a particular interest on gender issues. Most recent works have addressed the work-family axis from a gender perspective, fiscal welfare as a social policy tool and the study of the political representation of women.

Research Fields:

Inequalities and Quality of Democracy.
Gender Politics.
Social Policies.

Recent Publications:

1. 2018, com Rui Branco, «The Golden Age of Tax Expenditures: Fiscal Welfare and Inequality in Portugal (1989–2011)», New Political Economy, (DOI: 10.1080/13563467.2018.1526264).

2. 2017, «A representação política feminina. Explorando os caminhos do poder». In, Variedades de Democracia na Europa do Sul, 1968-2016: Uma Comparação entre Espanha, França, Grécia, Itália e Portugal, ed. Tiago Fernandes. Lisbon: Imprensa de Ciências Sociais, 273-328.

fct        fcsh        edp       

edp        edp        ribei