Areas of Expertise
European Central BankEconomic and Monetary policy (and EMU)Euro / EurozoneEuropean Citizenship and IdentityStability and Growth PactDivision of competencesEU - the basics; or How Does the EU Work?Legitimacy of the EUReform of the European UnionTheories of and Conceptual Approaches to European IntegrationPortgualMediterraneanEuro crisis
Country of residence
For three years Prof. Vila Maior wrote a weekly column on EU issues on a local newspaper (Grande Porto). He also appeared on local tv stations to comment on political and economic issues. He is a regular commentator on a media blog base in Slovakia (https://matisak.wordpress.com/).
- English (excellent)
- French (good)
- Spanish (excellent)
- Portuguese (native)
Prof. Vila Maior's research focuses on European monetary integration, with an emphasis on the Eurozone crisis and on political-economic aspects of EMU. He is also interested in the constitutionalization of the European Union and on citizenship issues.