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Ana Paula Catarino Barreira
Assistant Professor with aggregation (Universidade do Algarve)

Ph.D in Public Economics, Planning and Political Economics (U. do Algarve, 2004), M.Sc. in Economics and Business Sciences (U. do Algarve, 1996), B.A. in Management (U. do Algarve, 1990).

Research interests:

Shrinking cities; Quality of Life; Sustainability; Fiscal Federalism; Public Policies.

Articles published in selected journals (indexed in CEFAGE ranking)

Barreira, A.P., Amado, C.A.F., Santos, S.P., Andraz, J., Guimarães, M.H. (2020), "Assessment and determinants of the quality of life in Portuguese cities", International Regional Science Review.
Amado, C.A.F., A. P. Barreira, S.P. Santos, M.H. Guimarães (2019), "Comparing the Quality of Life of cities that gained and lost population: An assessment with DEA and the Malmquist Index", Papers in Regional Science, 98(5).
Barreira, A.P., M. Cesário (2018), "Factors influencing the choice of the Algarve region as a tourist destination: Does season matter?", International Journal of Tourism Research, 20(5), 578-587.
Barreira, A.P., J.J.S. Ramalho, T. Panagopoulos, M.H. Guimarães (2017), "Factors driving the population growth and decline of Portuguese cities", Growth and Change, 48(4), 853-868.
Guimarães, M.H., L.C. Nunes, A.P. Barreira, T. Panagopoulos (2016), "What makes people stay in or leave shrinking cities? – An empirical study from Portugal", European Planning Studies, 24(9), 1684-1708.
Guimarães, M.H., L.C. Nunes, A.P. Barreira, T. Panagopoulos (2016), "Residents’ preferred policy actions for shrinking cities", Policy Studies, 37(3), 254-273.

Articles published in ISI journals (not indexed in CEFAGE ranking)

Ferreira, V., Barreira, A P., Loures, L., Panagopoulos, T., Antunes, D. (2020), "Stakeholders’ engagement on nature-based solutions: A Systematic Literature Review", Sustainability, 12(2).
Barreira, A.P., L.C. Nunes, M.H. Guimarães, T. Panagopoulos (2019), "Satisfied but thinking about leaving: The reasons behind residential satisfaction and residential attractiveness in shrinking Portuguese cities", International Journal of Urban Sciences, 23(1), 67-87.

Articles published in other peer-review journals

Biscalchim, B., Barreira, A.P. (2020), "Cities that are losing inhabitants: An analysis of the Brazilian reality", Revista Produção e Desenvolvimento, 6, 15.
Dibiase, S., A.P. Barreira (2019), "Shrinking and resurgent cities in Italy: Size, location and causes, Scienze regionali", The Italian Journal of Regional Science, 1, 115-144.
Barreira, A.P., M. Cesário, M.T. Noronha (2017), "Pull attributes of the Algarve: the tourists’ view", Tourism Planning and Development, 14(1), 87-109.
Barreira, A.P., D. Agapito, T. Panagopoulos, M.H. Guimarães (2017), "Exploring residential satisfaction in shrinking cities: A decision-tree approach", Urban Research and Practice, 10(2), 156-177.

Book articles and chapters

Rizvanolli, B.V., K.L. Pulkinnen, A.P. Barreira (2018), "Social, health and participation", in M. Brown, E. Haselsteiner, D. Apró, D. Kopeva, E. Luca, K.L. Pulkkinen, B. Vula (eds.), Sustainability, Restorative to Regenerative. EURAC Research, 33-46 (ISBN: 978-3-9504607-1-1 ).

Projects funded by national science agencies

FCT - Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia

232.186,42 €

Projects funded by international research programs

COST Action PuVaCa

08/2018 - 8/2022

M.Sc. thesis

Author: Célia Maria Viegas Ramos
Supervisor(s): Barreira, A.P, Pintassilgo, P.
Degree: M.Sc. (Tourism economics and regional development)
Institution: Universidade do Algarve
Year: 2017
Author: Ana Laura Pereira do Nascimento
Supervisor(s): Barreira, A.P. e Leal, J.
Degree: M.Sc. (Healthcare management)
Institution: Universidade do Algarve
Year: 2017
Author: Sandrina Ferreira de Amorim Viegas de Jesus
Supervisor(s): Barreira, A.P., Panagopoulos,T.
Degree: M.Sc. (Regional management and development)
Institution: Universidade do Algarve
Year: 2012
Author: Pedro Alexandre Martins Gonçalves
Supervisor(s): Barreira, A.P.
Degree: M.Sc (regional management and development)
Institution: unviersidade do Algarve
Year: 2011