José Ferreira Machado holds a PhD in Economics by the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, U.S.A. and an Agregação (Habilitation) in Statistics and Econometrics by Universidade NOVA de Lisboa.
He is a member of the Editorial Boards of Empirical Economics and the Portuguese Economic Journal and has published his scientific research in some of the top journals of his field namely, Journal of the American Statistical Society, Journal of Econometrics, Journal of Applied Econometrics, Econometric Theory, European Economic Review, Empirical Economics, Economic Letters and Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics. His most influential piece of research is ”Counterfactual Decomposition of Changes in Wage Distributions using Quantile Regression”, (joint work with José Mata), published in Journal of Applied Econometrics 20, 2005.
He teaches, Econometrics, Statistics and Macroeconomics
He is consultant of the Bank of Portugal since 1992.
José Ferreira Machado was Dean at Nova School of Business and Economics, Lisbon-Portugal, from 2005 to 2015 and of Angola Business School, Luanda-Angola, from 2010 to 2015.