Miguel Frasquilho was born on the 12th November 1965. He has a Masters in Economic Theory (Universidade Nova de Lisboa) and a degree in economy (Universidade Católica Portuguesa). He was an MP and Vice-President to the Social Democrat Parliamentary group and also co-chaired the Parliamentary Commission for the monitoring of the financial assistance programme and was a Coordinating Director of the Department of Espirito Santo Research.
In the past he:
- Was part of the Commission for Corporate Income Tax reform, that took place between January and July 2013
- Was Secretary of State for Treasury and Finance in the XV Government
- Was President of the Parliamentary Commission for Public Works, Transport and Communications between March 2005 and October 2008
- Taught various disciplines in Economy and Quantitative Method in the Universidade Católica Portuguesa and Universidade Nova de Lisboa
- Was advisor to the Secretary of State for Trade from 1993 to 1995
- Was part of the Economic and Social Council and collaborated with the company FISECO-Serviços Financeiros S.A.
- Is author of the book “As Raizes do Mal, a Troika e o Futuro” (2013)
- Is co-author of “Portugal Europeu?” (2001), “Produtividade e Crescimento em Portugal” (2002), “4R – Quarta República” (2007), “As Farpas da Quarta” (2009), and “Portugal e o Futuro – Homenagem a Ernâni Lopes” (2011)
- Has two working papers published in the area of Quantitative Methods (Teoria do Controlo Óptimo e Análise de Decisão Multicritério)
He has a Certificate of Proficiency in English (University of Cambridge, Local Examinations Syndicate), a course in musical education, second year of a course in music history and frequented the 12th level of a piano course (Escola de Música do Conservatório Nacional).
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