PhD in Economics from Universidade Autónoma de Lisboa (UAL), Master in Monetary and Financial Economics from Instituto Superior de Economia e Gestão (ISEG) and a degree in Economics from UAL. She has been a lecturer at the Universidade Autónoma de Lisboa since 1999, an associate professor at the Instituto Superior de Contabilidade e Administração de Lisboa (ISCAL) since 2014 and a trainer since 2003.
It has several scientific articles published in international scientific journals, books and book chapters, presentations and publications in congresses, conferences and seminars.
The areas of investigation are: Economics and International Trade, Economics and Macroeconomics. He is a member of the AEA (American Economic Association), ASEPELT (International Association of Applied Economics) and AEDEM (European Academy of Management and Business Economics).