Joao Faria

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El Paso Texas, 79968
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Joao Faria

Professor, MPA Program

Professor Faria research and instructional areas are Macroeconomics; Entrepreneurship; Economics of Education; Economics of Conflict and Terrorism. His over 120 journal articles have been published recently in the Journal of Money, Credit and Banking, Oxford Economic Papers, Journal of Conflict Resolution, European Journal of Operational Research, Dynamic Games & Applications, Research Policy, Theory and Decision, Journal of International Money and Finance, Economics of Education Review and Economics Letters. Dr. Faria is a member of the editorial board of the Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics, Economics Research International, Open Political Science Journal, Applied Economics: Systematic Research, and guest editor of the Journal of Policy Modeling, and has served as referee for over 150 journals in economics, political science and mathematics as well as for the National Science Foundation, British Academy, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, Israel Science Foundation, and Czech Science Foundation. Dr. Faria was a visiting Professor at Technical University of Lisbon, University¬ā Paris XIII, University of Alberta, and University of York. Besides his academic research, Dr. Faria has worked as consultant for the World Bank and European Central Bank.


  1. Applied mathematics
  2. Development Economics
  3. Economics of Academia
  4. Economics of Conflict and Terrorism
  5. Entrepreneurship
  6. Macroeconomics


  1. Global Enterprise & Border Studies
  2. National Defense & Border Security