Filipe Albuqurque available

Filipe Albuqurque

Economist/Financial Analyst

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Profileimage by Filipe Albuqurque Economist/Financial Analyst from StockholmSweden
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  • Graduation: Masters of Science in Economics
  • Hourly-/Daily rates: 50 £/hour 300 £/day
  • Languages: English (Native or Bilingual) | French (Native or Bilingual) | Portuguese (Native or Bilingual) | Spanish (Native or Bilingual)
  • Last update: 04.10.2015
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PROFILE PICTURE
Profileimage by Filipe Albuqurque Economist/Financial Analyst from StockholmSweden
SKILLS
PERSONAL SUMMARY
I am a highly motivated economist with over five years of experience conducting global economic, political and financial analysis, for top tier companies. Ambitious, self-motivated and proactive, I am looking for opportunities within the financial industry. Professional and accustomed to interacting with high profile clients, I possess strong quantitative skills and am used to providing high frequency commentary and editing. These include research on the Euro-Zone crisis, the USA, Asian and African countries. I am able to communicate complex ideas efficiently to a non-expert audience in several languages.
 

 
WORK EXPERIENCE
 
External Writer   
  • Conduct coverage on Portugal for the EIU                            January 2015 – Present
  • Write Research Briefs for UNU WIDER                             December 2013 – Present
 
Teaching Fellow                                                   October 2014 – July 2015
School of Oriental and African Studies – London
Tasks and Responsibilities
  • Teaching assistant for the courses of Introduction to Economic Analysis (1st year) and International Economics (2nd year)
 
Fixed-Income Analyst (SSA)                                    April 2012 – March 2014
Capital Market Daily  - London
 
Tasks and Responsibilities
  • Contribute topical, daily, and quarterly analysis of sovereign fixed income markets.
  • Write press releases regarding development in SSA fixed income markets.
  • Liaise with clients (issuers and dealers) on fixed income market and CMD product.
  • Update, enhance and consolidate company’s data set of fixed income transactions.
  • Maintain and increase client base and provide client support via email or telephone
  • Liaise with other departments to monitor and improve the quality of analysis provided.
                                                                                          
Skills                                     
  • Financial, macroeconomic and political expertise
  • Econometric analysis (VAR, ARDL, ARCH, etc) and investment support (SWOT, VaR).
  • Relationship management.
  • Data Mining
  • Ability to speak English, French, Spanish and Portuguese
 
Economic Research Assistant                            March 2011 - October 2011
Roubini Global Economics  - London                                            
 
Tasks and Responsibilities:
  • Provided day-to-day coverage of macroeconomic developments in Western Europe.
  • Contributed to senior level scenario analysis meetings about the future of the Euro.
  • Contributed to weekly reports on GDP, consumption and unemployment in the EU.
 
Research Assistant                                    September 2009 – September2010
Dr. Joan Costa i Font, London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)London
Co-authored How Significant are Fiscal Interactions in Federations?
 

 
ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS
  • European Baccalaureate - 82.5% -  European School of Brussels II (2003)
  • BA (Hons) Economics and Politics - 2:1 -  University of Essex (2005 – 2008)
  • MSc European Political Economy - Merit - London School of Economics (2008 - 2009)
  • MSc Economics  - Merit -  Birkbeck College, University of London (2010–2011)
 

INTERESTS
 
Writer of Place du Luxembourg (+/- 200 visits daily)
REFERENCES
Please contact:
annett@wider.unu.edu
peterceretti@eiu.com
danielleharalambous@eiu.com
TIME AND SPATIAL FLEXIBILITY
Remote/Can Travel in Europe
OTHER
Samples of my work include 

For the UNU WIDER and for the EIU:
  • "Buoyant demand at [Portuguese] bond auctions": http://country.eiu.com/article.aspx?articleid=1183403702&Country=Portugal&topic=Economy&subtopic=Forecast&subsubtopic=Fiscal+policy+outlook&u=1&pid=1013552685&oid=1013552685&uid=1
  • "The impact of foreign aid on the fiscal behaviour of the Ugandan government": http://recom.wider.unu.edu/article/impact-foreign-aid-fiscal-behaviour-ugandan-government
 
Another, article on ECB policy and market intervention can be found here
  • ”ECB Report 2015Q2 – ECB Rates, Balance Sheet, QE & Tgt2 Balances Amid Greek Crisis”: https://placeduluxembourg.wordpress.com/2015/06/29/ecb-report-2015q2-greek-jitters-in-financial-activity/
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