Pedro Ferreira

Pedro Ferreira

Assistant Professor of Economics of IT and Public Policy
H. John Heinz III College and Dept of Engineering and Public Policy
Carnegie Mellon University

Teaching

Spring 2017: Managing Disruptive Technologies

Spring 2017: Measuring Causal Effects

Spring 2016: Managing Disruptive Technologies

Spring 2016: Measuring Causal Effects

Spring 2015: Managing Disruptive Technologies

Spring 2015: Measuring Causal Effects

Fall 2013: Telecommunications Management

Fall 2012: Telecommunications Management

Summer 2012: Telecommunications Management

Fall 2011: Telecommunications Management

Summer 2011: Telecommunications Management

Spring 2011: Information and Telecommunications Policy in International Context

Spring 2011: Information Security Risk Analysis

Service

Associate Editor:

  • Ad-hoc Guest AE for MISQ
  • Special Issue on Big Data at MISQ
  • Electronic Commerce Research and Applications

Reviewer for:

  • Management Science
  • Management of Information Systems Quarterly (MISQ)
  • Information Systems Research (ISR)
  • Journal of Public Economics
  • Information Economics and Policy
  • Telecommunications Policy

Committees/Service at CMU:

  • Program Committee Member, NetMob (2017)
  • Committee Member, Cooper Dissertation Award Committee (2016)
  • Co-Organizer Faculty Seminar Series, Heinz (2015-2016)
  • Review of PhD Qualifier Process, EPP (2015)
  • Program Committee Member, NetMob (2015)
  • Review of TA Assignment Policy, EPP (2014)
  • Committee Member, Cooper Dissertation Award Committee (2014)
  • Future of Online Education, CIT (2013-2014)
  • Co-Organizer Faculty Seminar Series, Heinz (2013-2014)
  • Cluster Chair, European INFORMS Annual Conference (2013)
  • Program Committee Chair, SCECR (2013)
  • Program Committee Member, NetMob (2013)
  • Program Committee Member, iConference (2013)
  • Co-Director, PhD Program in EPP with Portugal (2010-2014)
Research Center Affiliations
Education

PhD Telecommunications Policy, EPP, CMU, 2004

MS Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, MIT, 2002

MS Technology Policy, MIT, 2002

MS Engineering Policy and Mgt of Technology, IST, 1999

BS Computer Science Engineering, IST, 1996

Prior Affiliations

Assistant Professor, ECE Deptartment, IST (2005-10)

Member Board of Directors, UMIC, Ministry S&T (2005-09)

Post-Doctoral Fellow, iSchool, UC Berkeley (2004-05)

Researcher, Communications Futures Program, MIT (2000-02)

Researcher, Innovation, Tech Policy Research, IST (1998-09)

Hobbies

Travel

Five-Day Bike Tour in South of Portugal (Alentejo, Portugal, 2014)

Five-Day Bike Tour in South of Portugal (Alentejo, Portugal, 2014)

Soccer

Getting ready for Portugal-US World Cup match (Manaus, Brazil, 2014)

Getting ready for Portugal-US World Cup match (Manaus, Brazil, 2014)

Squash

Celebrating with Worlds’ Number #1s Men and Women (Philadelphia, PA, US, 2014)

Celebrating with Worlds’ Number #1s Men and Women (Philadelphia, PA, US, 2014)

Skiing

About to hit the Olympic Giant Slalom (Whistler, Canada, 2013)

About to hit the Olympic Giant Slalom (Whistler, Canada, 2013)

Scuba Diving

Peaceful diving in endless visibility (Baa Atoll, Maldives, 2011)

Peaceful diving in endless visibility (Baa Atoll, Maldives, 2011)