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Edna Falorca Costa

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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.

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