Edviges Isabel Felizardo Coelho


Edviges Isabel Felizardo Coelho holds a degree in Economics, a master’s degree in Statistics and Information Management, and a Ph.D. in Information Management from Universidade Nova de Lisboa. She is an Associate Professor at the School of Economic Sciences and Organizations at  Lusófona University. She is a Senior Technical Specialist in Statistics at the National Statistics Institute, in the area of demography.

She does her research in the area of life expectancy, namely in the estimation and prediction of mortality in Portugal. Areas of Academic and Scientific Interest: Prediction models and methods, especially in applications to demography: models of projection of mortality and life expectancy, mortality tables.

Main Publications

  • Coelho, E. e Nunes, L. C. (2015). Evolução da Mortalidade em Portugal desde 1950. Revista de Estudos Demográficos, nº 55, 5-30.
  • Coelho, E. (2014). Eurostat Database: “New Cronos”. In A.C. Michalos AC (ed.), Encyclopedia of Quality of Life and Well-Being Research (pp. 2044- 2045). Dordrecht: Springer.
  • Coelho, E. and Nunes, L. C. (2011), Forecasting mortality in the event of a structural change. Journal of the Royal Statistical Society: Series A (Statistics in Society), 174: 713–736.
  • Canudas-Romo, V. , Glei D., Gómez-Redondo R., Coelho E. & Boe, C. (2008). Mortality Changes in the Iberian Peninsula in the Last Decades of the Twentieth Century. Population (English edition), Volume 63, Number 2, (pp. 319-343). Acedido Dezembro 20, 2016, em http://www.journal-population.com/articles/2008-2-mortality-changes-in-the-iberian-peninsula-in-the-last-decades-of-the-twentieth-century/