Posts byNuno Sousa

My name is Nuno Sousa. I am a student of the Master’s in Economics. Proud Portuguese, I’m passionate about Economics, Politics and everything related to the European Union.

The impact of Covid-19 on Trade Liberalisation, Globalisation and Geopolitics

The current Covid-19 emergency has caught everyone unprepared and it has shown us that Western countries are too dependent on China and other emerging countries for the production of many goods, especially drugs and medical supplies. Fortunately, this is changing. Governments have already taken measures to ensure greater self-sufficiency on the production of essential items,
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Tell me who you vote for and I will tell you who you are

Changes in voting patterns by schooling and income- worldwide trends and the case of Portugal

  Voting behaviour is determined by many factors, including race, sex, schooling, income and wealth. The analysis of voting trends is an interesting phenomenon for those interested not only in Politics, but also in Economics and other Social Sciences. Left-wing parties have historically been stronger among less educated and poorer individuals and the opposite has
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Piketty- the Economist for the 21st Century?

Thomas Piketty, born in France in 1971, has become one of the most famous economists in the world and an idol to many progressives. Piketty reached the spotlight after the publishing of his book “The Capital in the 21st Century” in 2013, which mirrors the name of Karl Marx’s masterpiece “Das Kapital”. Piketty studied Mathematics
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Catalonia (part 2)- A Postponed State

This is the second half of a two-part article about Catalonia and its independence movement. It is based on the article published by me in the Winter 2019 paper edition of Rostra Economica. In the previous part of the article we discussed the origins of Catalonia and the most important political events leading up to
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Catalonia (part 1)- Origins of a Discontent

This is the first half of a two-part article about Catalonia and its independence movement. It is based on the article published by me in the Winter 2019 paper edition of Rostra Economica. Catalonia is an autonomous community in north-eastern Spain, self-designated in its Statute of Autonomy as a nationality, with 7.5 million inhabitants. It
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