Ricardo Cabral is an assistant professor of economics at the University of Madeira, Portugal, previously the department chair and a member of the University’s executive board. He is a regular expert evaluator for the European Commission. He was on secondment at the Ministry of Finance and Public Administration in Lisbon in 2008/2009. Prior to 2004, he worked for a private corporation based in Germany.
He holds a PhD in Economics from the University of South Carolina. His current research interests and publications focus on the euro crisis and on banking. He has written several analyses and opinion columns on the euro crisis. He has also participated in various conferences and given several interviews on the same topic.