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Director, European Economics and Fiscal Law Research Centre (CIDEEFF)

Ana Dourado

Ana Paula Dourado is Full Professor of Tax Law and International and European Tax Law at the University of Lisbon, Director of the European, Economic, Fiscal & Tax Research Centre (CIDEEFF) of the Law School of the University of Lisbon, and the Editor-in-Chief of the International Tax Journal Intertax (from Kluwer).

She has been a visiting Professor at several European Universities, US universities, MoF Taiwan, Lusophone Universities.

 She is a founding member of Group for Research on European and International Taxation (GREIT), an independent research group publishing an annual book as a result of the GREIT research (IBFD).

Dourado has chaired transfer pricing arbitration committees under the EU Arbitration Convention (2023); she has drafted and negotiated the tax reforms in Portuguese speaking countries as an expert at the legal department of the International Monetary Fund (2003-2013); and tax reforms on direct taxation and tax procedure for the Timor-Leste government (2015-2016).

She was a Member of the Centre for Tax Studies at the Portuguese Ministry of Finance and a delegate for Portugal in the working groups for direct tax harmonization at the European Community/European Union and in the working group for tax avoidance and evasion at the OECD.

She has been correspondent for the EC Tax Review, H&I, is a member of the scientific board of Rivista Finanziaria (It.), Cronica Tributaria (Spanish) and Civitas (Spanish) and vice-director  of the Portuguese Rev. de Finanças Públicas e Direito Financeiro.

Dourado was a Member of the EATLP Academic Committee (2007-2012, 2018-2020); of the EATLP Executive Board (2012-2017); and of the TAXUD Platform on Tax Good Governance (2013-2019). 

Her research interests and publications focus on International, European and Comparative Tax law; Constitutional & Fundamentals of Tax Law, Procedure Tax Law, Direct Taxes.

Ana Paula Dourado has published widely on International, European and comparative tax law.