Rui Henrique Alves is Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Economics – University of Porto (FEP), where he has been teaching since 1991.
He holds a PhD in Economics from FEP, in the area of European Economics.
He has been the Head of the ECOFIN Unit (“Núcleo de Economia e Finanças”) and Financial Counsellor at the Permanent Representation of Portugal to the European Union (REPER) in Brussels from 2013 to 2022.
He is the author or co-author of several books and articles in the fields of European Economics, International Economics and Macroeconomics ( in particular , Economic Policy and Public Finance), which, together with Financial Markets, constitute his core research interests.
He is Researcher at CEF.UP (Center for Economics and Finance, University of Porto ) and Founding Member of NIFIP (Center for Research in Public Finance and Monetary Policy - FEP) and OBEGEF (Observatory of Fraud Economics and Management).
He has been Member of the Executive Council of the FEP between 2010 and 2013 and of the Regional Tourism Authority of Porto and North of Portugal in 2012. He has been Advisor to the Portuguese Stock Exchange for some years and has taught at other higher education schools.