Maria Isabel Da Silva Araújo concluded her undergraduate studies in International Relations in 2002, at the University of Minho. During her undergraduate studies she received two merit scholarships from University of Minho for her academic achievement. She joined the Master of Science (MSc) in Monetary, Banking and Financial Economics at that same institution in 2011. Her MSc dissertation ¿Gold as a Safe Haven¿ was supervised by Professors Cristina Amado and Fernando Alexandre. In 2019, she concluded her PhD in Economics at the Faculty of Economics of University of Porto (FEP). Her dissertation "Skill Mismatches and Labor Market Outcomes" was supervised by Professor Anabela de Jesus Moreira Carneiro. From 2002 to 2009 she worked as controller and purchasing manager in a textile Company. In 2013 she worked as Financial Manager at ITIM Group ¿ ProFImetrics Software Solutions SA. In 2010 she taught Economics at Escola Secundária de Barcelinhos. In 2011 she joined the Polytechnic Institute of Cávado and Ave (IPCA) as a lecturer. In 2019 she taught Microeconomics at the School of Economics and Management of the University of Porto. Since 2016 she is an Assistant Professor at the Polytechnic of Porto (ISCAP) and, in 2019, she also joined the University Lusíada of Porto (Faculdade de Ciências da Economia e da Empresa).

Personal identification

Full name
Isabel Araújo

Citation names

  • Araújo, Isabel
  • Araújo, M
  • Araújo, I

Author identifiers

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Language Speaking Reading Writing Listening Peer-review
English Proficiency (C2) Proficiency (C2) Proficiency (C2) Proficiency (C2) Proficiency (C2)
French (Mother tongue)
Portuguese (Mother tongue)
Degree Classification
Economia (Doutoramento)
Major in Sem especialidade
Universidade do Porto Faculdade de Economia, Portugal
"Skill Mismatches and Labor Market Outcomes." (THESIS/DISSERTATION)
2011 - 2014
Economia Monetária, Bancária e Financeira (Mestrado integrado)
Universidade do Minho, Portugal
"O ouro como valor de refúgio" (THESIS/DISSERTATION)
1998 - 2002
Relações Internacionais, ramo de Relações Culturais e Políticas (Licenciatura)
Universidade do Minho, Portugal

Teaching in Higher Education

2019/09 - Current Invited Assistant Professor (University Teacher)
Universidade Lusíada Porto Faculdade de Ciências da Economia e da Empresa, Portugal
2016 - Current Invited Adjunct Teacher (Polytechnic Teacher)
Instituto Politécnico do Porto, Portugal
2019/02 - 2019/07 Invited Assistant (University Teacher)
Universidade do Porto Faculdade de Economia, Portugal
2016 - 2019 Invited Assistant (Polytechnic Teacher)
Instituto Politécnico do Cávado e do Ave, Portugal
2016/02 - 2016/08 Invited Assistant (Polytechnic Teacher)
Instituto Politécnico do Porto, Portugal
2011 - 2016 Assistant (Polytechnic Teacher)
Instituto Politécnico do Cávado e do Ave Escola Superior de Gestão, Portugal


Book chapter
  1. Araújo, Isabel; Nunes Pereira, Francisco; Lourenço, Diogo. "Economia Portuguesa: reflexões para a próxima década e meia. O desafio da qualidade de vida com crescimento baixo". In Tendências Globais 2030 - Os Futuros de Portugal, edited by Fundação de Serralves. Porto, Portugal: Fundação de Serralves, 2017.
Magazine article
  1. Araújo, Isabel; Lourenço, Diogo; Nunes Pereira, Francisco. "The Portuguese Economy: the challenge of low growth and high debt", Debater a Europa Supplementum, 2016, https://doi.org/10.14195/1647-6336_15-1_6.
Thesis / Dissertation
  1. Maria Isabel da Silva Araújo. "Skill Mismatches and Labor Market Outcomes". PhD, 2019. https://hdl.handle.net/10216/120749.
  2. Araújo, Maria Isabel da Silva. "O ouro como valor de refúgio". Master, 2013. http://hdl.handle.net/1822/28428.
Working paper
  1. Araújo, I. 2020. "Educational Mismatches of Newly Hired Workers: Short and Medium-run Effects on Wages". Working Paper. https://www.econstor.eu/bitstream/10419/224274/1/GLO-DP-0668.pdf.