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Rui Manuel de Sousa Fragoso
Assistant Professor (Universidade de Évora)

Ph.D. in Management (U. Évora, 2001), M.Sc. in Agricultural Economics (Institut Agronomique Mediterranéen de Montpellier, 1996), B.A. in Animal Production Engineering (U. Évora, 1993).

Research interests:

Agribusiness and Agricultural Economics; Natural Resources and Environmental Economics; Business and Economics.

Articles published in selected journals (indexed in CEFAGE-UE ranking)

Martins, M.B., A.M. Xavier, R. Fragoso (forthcoming), "A bio-economic forest management model for the Mediterranean forests: a multi-criteria approach", Journal of Multi-Criteria Decision Analysis.
Fragoso, R. (2013), "Planning marketing channels: case of olive oil agribusiness in Portugal", Journal of Agricultural & Food Industrial Organization, 11(1), 1-17.
Fragoso, R., M.L. Carvalho (2013), "Estimation of cost allocation coefficients at the farm level using an entropy approach", Journal of Applied Statistics, 40(9), 1893-1906.
Martins, M.B., A.M. Xavier, R. Fragoso (2012), "Redistributing soil occupation data by a dasymetric mapping methodology", Agricultural and Resource Economics Review, 41(3), 351-366.
Fragoso, R., M.L. Carvalho (2012), "Estimation of joint cost allocation coefficients using the maximum entropy approach: a case of the Mediterranean farms", Journal of Quantitative Economics, 10(2), 91-11.
Fragoso, R., C.A.F. Marques, M.R. Lucas, M.B. Martins, R.F. Jorge (2011), "The economic effects of Common Agricultural Policy on Mediterranean Montado/Dehesa ecosystem", Journal of Policy Modeling, 33(2), 311-327.

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

Santos, M.J, R. Fragoso, P.D. Henriques, M.L.S. Carvalho (2010), "The agricultural competitiveness in Alqueva Portuguese irrigation project under the 2003 CAP reform and the health check", New Medit, 9(4).
Fragoso, R., V. Bushenkov, C.A.F. Marques (2010), "Multi-objective water allocation in the Alqueva region", New Medit, 9(3), 28-35.
Santos, M.J., P.D. Henriques, R. Fragoso, M.L.S Carvalho (2010), "Attitudes of the Portuguese farmers to the EU Common Agricultural Policy", Agricultural Economics / Zemedelska Ekonomika, 56(10), 460-469.
Borges, P.J., R. Fragoso, J. Garcia-Gonzalo, J.G Borges, S. Marques, M.R.V. Lucas (2010), "Assessing impacts of common agricultural policy changes on regional land use patterns with decision support systems: An application in southern Portugal", Forest Policy and Economics, 12(2), 111-120.
Henriques, P.D.S., M.L.S. Carvalho, R. Fragoso (2009), "Technical efficiency of Portuguese wine farms", New Medit, 8(1), 4-9.
Martins, M.B., M.R.V. Lucas, R. Fragoso (2005), "The difficult relationship between agricultural policy, income, labour and sustainable development", New Medit, 4(4), 9-13.
Fragoso, R.M.S., C.A.F. Marques (2003), "Perspectives for the irrigated agriculture in Alentejo", New Medit, 2(1), 21-25.

Articles published in other peer-review journals

Santos, M., R. Fragoso, P.D.S. Henriques, M.L.S. Carvalho (2012), "A competitividade do regadio de Alqueva em Portugal: o caso do bloco de rega do Monte Novo", Revista de Economia e Sociologia Rural, 50(1), 107-118.
Martins, M.B., R. Fragoso, A. Xavier (2011), "Spatial disaggregation of agricultural data in Castelo de Vide, Alentejo, Portugal: an approach based on maximum entropy", JP Journal of Biostatistics, 5(1), 1-16.
Lucas, M.R., C.A.F. Marques, M.B. Martins, R. Fragoso (2011), "Portuguese agriculture and its role in multifunctional rural development", Apstract - Applied Studies In Agribusiness And Commerce, 5(1-2), 39-46.
Fragoso, R., M.L.S. Carvalho, P.D.S. Henriques (2011), "Assessing the prediction capacity of an agricultural supply positive mathematical programming model", International Journal of Sustainable Society, 3(2), 209-220.
Santos, M.J., P.D. Henriques, R. Fragoso, M.L.S Carvalho (2011), "As atitudes dos agricultores face à política agrícola comum e ao projecto de regadio do Alqueva", Revista de Economia e Sociologia Rural, 49(1), 233-256.
Fragoso, R., C.A.F. Marques (2009), "Avaliação económica de tarifas de água no uso agrícola: um estudo de caso no sul de Portugal", Revista de Economia e Sociologia Rural, 47(3), 699-718.
Fragoso, R., M.R.V. Lucas (2009), "Avaliação da competitividade da agricultura do Alentejo no âmbito do ecossistema montado", Revista de Economia e Sociologia Rural, 47(1), 9-26.
Fragoso, R., M.B. Martins, M.R.V. Lucas (2008), "Generate disaggregated soil allocation data using a minimum cross entropy model", WSEAS Transaction on Environment and Development, 9(4), 756-766.
Fragoso, R., M.L.S. Carvalho, P.D.S. Henriques (2008), "A programação matemática positiva como instrumento de calibração e prescrição dos modelos de oferta agrícola", Revista de Investigação Operacional, 28(1), 1-16.
Marques, C.A.F., R. Fragoso, M.R.V. Lucas (2007), "Estratégia de inovação no sector e nas tecnologias dos sistemas agrícolas mediterrânicos", Revista de Ciências Agrárias, 30(1), 339-349.
Fragoso, R., C.A.F. Marques (2007), "A competitividade do regadio em Portugal no contexto da nova política agrícola comum: o caso de uma exploração agrícola no Alentejo", Revista de Economia e Sociologia Rural, 45(1), 49-70.
Fragoso, R., C.A.F. Marques (2006), "A gestão económica da água na agricultura: perspectivas de utilização no Alentejo", Economia e Sociologia, 81, 131-152.
Noéme, C., R. Fragoso (2004), "Evaluation of alternative policies of irrigation water price. Application to large farms in Alentejo region", Agricultural Engineering International: the CIGR EJournal, 6, 1-11.
Fragoso, R.M.S., C.A.F. Marques, M. Neto (1994), "A nova política agrícola comum: implicações para uma empresa agrícola do Alentejo", Revista Portuguesa de Zootecnia, 1(2), 117-126.

Book articles and chapters

Fragoso, R., M.B. Martins, M.R.V. Lucas (2009), "Competitiveness evaluation for the Alentejo agriculture among the montado ecosystem", in Jeanette B. Pauling (eds.), Natural Resources: Management, Economic Development and Protection, New York: Nova Science Publishers, 1-24 (ISBN: 978-1-6045-6982-7).
Henriques, P., M. Branco, R. Fragoso, L.S. Carvalho (2006), "Direito de acesso à água: princípios económicos para seu usufruto na agricultura", Economia com Compromisso: Ensaios em Memória de José Dias Sena, in M. Branco, L.S. Carvalho, C. Rego (eds.), Évora: Universidade de Évora/CEFAG-UE, 29-55 (ISBN: 972-778-092-X).
Lucas, M.R.V., R. Fragoso, M.L. Coelho (2006), "Análise da competitividade das explorações do montado", Gestão Ambiental y Económico do Ecossistema Montado na Península Ibérica, Sesión IV: Economia y Modelos Sócioeconómicos, Junta de Extremadura, Conserjería de Infraestructuras y Desarrollo Tecnológico, 351-359 (ISBN: 84-689-8025-0).
Marques, C.A.F., R. Fragoso, M.R.V. Lucas (2005), "Agricultura e recursos agro-alimentares", Plano Regional de Inovação do Alentejo, Évora: Comissão de Coordenação e Desenvolvimento Regional do Alentejo, 15-81 (ISBN: 972-644-112-9).

Pedagogical books

Marques, C.M., R. Fragoso, L. Coelho, M.R.V. Lucas, M.L. Godinho, M.B. Martins (2009), Exercícios Práticos de Planeamento da Empresa Agrícola, Colecção Manuais da Universidade de Évora, Série Área Departamental de Ciências Económicas e Empresariais, Évora: Universidade de Évora (ISBN: 978-972-778-103-4).
Fragoso, R., S. Simões (2004), Cálculo Financeiro, Évora: Universidade de Évora (ISBN: 972-778-071-7).

Master theses

Fragoso, R. (1996), "Evaluation des Impacts Socio­Economiques du Developpment de l'Irrigation: le Cas de la Region Portugaise de l'Alentejo", M.Sc. thesis, Institut Agronomique Mediterranéen de Montpellier, France.

Projects funded by international industry-related programs

European Union, Education and Culture DG - Lifelong Learning Programme

01/11/2010-31/10/2012
365 326€

Projects funded by national industry-related programs

PRODER – Programa de Desenvolvimento Rural - Ministério da Agricultura do Desenvolvimento Rural e das Pescas

2011-2013
34 000€

Ph.D. thesis

Author: Maria J. Ramalho
Supervisor(s): Pedro D.S. Henriques, Rui M. Fragoso
Degree: Ph.D. (Agricultural Economics)
Institution: Universidade de Évora
Year: 2009
Author: Maria José Santos
Supervisor(s): Pedro D.S. Henriques, Rui M. Fragoso
Degree: Ph.D. (Economics)
Institution: Universidade de Évora
Year: 2008

M.Sc. thesis

Author: Joaquim Celestino
Supervisor(s): M. Conceição Rego, Rui Fragoso
Degree: M.Sc. (Applied Economics and Management)
Institution: Universidade de Évora
Year: 2013
Author: Maria S.S. Rosário
Supervisor(s): M. Leonor da Silva Carvalho, Rui M. S. Fragoso
Degree: M.Sc. (Applied Economics and Management)
Institution: Universidade de Évora
Year: 2012
Author: António Xavier
Supervisor(s): M. Belém Martins, Rui M. Fragoso
Degree: M.Sc. (Sustainable Management of Rural Areas)
Institution: Universidade do Algarve
Year: 2009