Pedro Vicente

  • Professor of Economics
  • Universidade Nova de Lisboa


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Pedro Vicente is Professor in Economics at the Universidade Nova de Lisboa and is also the Scientific Director for NOVA Africa.  He is the Lead Academic for the IGC-Mozambique programme. Previously he was a Lecturer (Assistant Professor) in Economics at Trinity College Dublin, and a Visiting Lecturer/Research Associate at the Centre for the Study of African Economies at the University of Oxford. He researches on the political economy of development, namely on corruption, vote buying, and conflict, with a special interest in Africa. He designed and conducted field experiments during elections in Nigeria and Sao Tome and Principe. He holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Chicago and is affiliated with BREAD.