Potentially hidden unemployment in the Portuguese labor market data

The unemployment classification relies on the degree of attachment to the labor market, based on the job search criterion. An individual aged between 15 and 74 years-old is considered to be unemployed if he or she is not working, but is actively searching for a job and is available to start working within the next… Continue reading Potentially hidden unemployment in the Portuguese labor market data

Evaluating the effects of the soda tax on prices and consumption in Portugal

More than 40 countries around the world and a handful of American cities have introduced, or are considering introducing, soda taxes. In addition to raising tax revenues, these instruments aim to reduce the consumption of products whose prices do not reflect their true social costs, by making them comparatively more expensive (and increasing awareness about… Continue reading Evaluating the effects of the soda tax on prices and consumption in Portugal