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Duarte Trigueiros

Visiting Professor, University of Macau

Research Fellow at the University Institute of Lisbon


Financial Analysis, Accounting Information Systems

Business Intelligence, Data Mining

Mathematical Finance, Business Analytics

Credit Risk, Capital requirements under Basel Accords


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PAST: Duarte studied in Madrid and Lisbon where he graduated in Telecommunications. He then joined the research staff at the Portuguese Nuclear Authority (1970). In 1977 he moved to Oporto where he worked as Systems Analyst for the Portuguese Electricity Holding (EDP) and for other companies. In 1986 Duarte was appointed Lecturer at the University Institute of Lisbon (ISCTE-IUL). One year later he was sent to the UK (University of East Anglia) as a research student and was awarded the PhD in 1991. In 1995 he was seconded at the University of Macau (China) where he remained until 2001. Next he worked at the University of Algarve in Faro until 2013, teaching also at ISCTE-IUL in Lisbon.

PRESENT: Duarte is a research fellow at the University Institute of Lisbon, having recently retired from Algarve. He is a visiting professor at universities in Macau. At the under-graduate level Duarte teaches Business courses in Accounting and IS. At the postgraduate level Duarte teaches inter-disciplinary subjects involving Accounting and Finance, requiring mathematics, statistics and econometrics, such as Business Intelligence and Financial Modelling. In addition to teaching, Duarte is also mentoring research in areas such as bank capital requirements under the Basel Accords (AIRB methods).   



Ph.D., University of East Anglia (UEA), Accounting and Finance Department, School of Information Systems, “Neural Network Based Methods in the Extraction of Knowledge from Accounting and Financial Data”.

Telecommunications degree (six years), Institute of High Technology Studies (IST, Lisbon), Magna Cum Laude.


Selected Teaching Experience:

Accounting Principles BS

Decision Support Systems, BS

Intermediate Accounting BS

Information Management Concepts & Apps.

Financial Statement Analysis, BS

Data Analysis, Data Mining, MSc

Management Accounting, BS

Financial Modelling MSc

Accounting Information Systems BS

Corporate Finance, MBA

Duarte's detailed teaching experience is available here


A selection of Publications:

Guerreiro, Rita & Trigueiros (2015), “Attention, emotions and cause-related marketing effectiveness", European Journal of Marketing, Vol. 49, Iss. 11/12, pp. 1728-1750.

Guerreiro, Rita & Trigueiros (2015), "A Text Mining-Based Review of Cause-Related Marketing Literature”, Journal of Business Ethics (Springer), in print.

Vong & Trigueiros (2014). "Reversal in the relative performance of state- and legal per-son-owned companies during the Chinese split share structure reform" Applied Economics (Routledge) Vol. 46 no. 15, pp. 1728-1750.

Vong & Trigueiros (2010). “The short-run price performance of initial public offerings in Hong Kong: new evidenceGlobal Finance Journal (Elsevier, London), Vol. 21, pp. 253-261.

McLeay & Trigueiros (2002). “Proportionate growth and the theoretical foundations of financial ratios”, Abacus (Blackwell), Vol. 38, No. 3, pp. 297-316.

Trigueiros (1997). “Non-proportionality in ratios: an alternative approach”, The British Accounting Review (Academic Press), Vol. 29, No. 3, pp. 213-230.

Trigueiros & Taffler (1996). “Neural Networks and empirical research in Accounting”. Accounting and Business Research (The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales), Vol. 26, No. 4, pp. 347-355.

Trigueiros (1996). “A taxonomy of risk in large UK industrial firms”, Organisational Intelligence: AI in Organisational Design, Modelling and Control, Blanning & King editors (IEEE Computer Society Press, Los Alamitos) pp. 115-124.

Trigueiros (1995). “Accounting identities and the distribution of ratios”, The British Accounting Review (Academic Press), Vol. 27, No. 2, pp. 109-126.

Trigueiros (1994). “Incorporating complementary ratios in the analysis of financial statements”, Accounting, Management and Information Technologies (Pergamon Press, Tarrytown, NY) Vol. 4, No. 3, pp. 149-162.

The detailed list of Duarte's scientific publications is available here


Occupations: 1970-1986, non-academic; 1987 onwards, academic

Sep 2014 - Visiting Professor, University of Macau, China
Sep 2013 - Visiting Professor, University of Saint Joseph, Macau, China

Sep 2001 - Aug 2013

Faculty member, University of Algarve, Portugal

Jan 1995 - Aug 2001

Faculty member, University of Macau (seconded), China

Nov 1986 - Aug 2001

Faculty member, University Institute of Lisbon (ISCTE-IUL)

Jan 1985 - Oct 1986

Head of Computer Centre, University of Minho, Portugal

Jan 1982 - Dec 1984

Analyst at Portuguese Electricity Corporation (EDP)

Sep 1980 - Dec 1981

Quality / Product manager, FICOSA, (Teledinâmica) Portugal

Dec 1977 - Aug 1980

Controller at Fomento SCRL, Portugal

Nov 1970 - Nov 1977

Research staff at the Portuguese Nuclear Authority (LFEN)


Academic Positions Held

Dec 2005 - May 2013 Chair Professor of Business Studies, University of Algarve
Sep 2001 - Nov 2005

Associate professor, University of Algarve

Jan 1995 - Aug 2001

Invited associate professor, University of Macau

Nov 1986 - Dec 1994 Lecturer at University Institute of Lisbon (ISCTE-IUL)


Administrative experience

Sep 2001 - July 2009, Director, Business Area, Faculty of Economics, University of Algarve, Portugal.

Aug 2000 - Aug 2001, Convenor, BIS Group, Faculty of Business Administration, University of Macau.

Nov 1991 - Aug 1994, Convenor, BIS Group, ISCTE-IUL.


Fellowships, Funded projects, Scholarships and Awards

Research Fellow: University Institute of Lisbon, 2006 to the present; Visiting Research Fellow: City University (London), 1994 - 1997

FDCT Project no 044/2014/A1 “New Methodologies for Efficient Detection of Fraud in Financial Statements”, 2015-2018; Macau Foundation grant, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2001, 1999; Graduate School of Business, University College Dublin, 1996; Institute for Quantitative Investment Research, INQUIRE (UK), 1995; Portuguese-American Foundation 1993; AESE (Lisbon) and ISCTE-IUL, 1989-1991

Awards: Best Paper in Neural Network Applications in Organisations mini-track, 26th HICSS, Jan. 1993; Best Paper in Neural Network Applications in Organisations mini-track, 24th HICSS, Jan. 1991


Refereeing Experience

Accounting and Business Research, British Accounting Review, International Congress of Artificial Neural Networks (ICANN), Intelligent Systems in Accounting, Finance and Management, Portuguese Finance Network, others.



Richard Taffler: Warwick Business School (contact: Richard.Taffler@wbs.ac.uk)

Stuart McLeay: SussexU, SydneyU (contact: S.J.McLeay@sussex.ac.uk s.j.mcleay@sydney.edu.au)

Nelson Antonio: University Institute of Lisbon (contact: nelson.antonio@iscte.pt)


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Date of birth: November 1945.

Marital status: married.

Nationality: Portuguese.


Last updated: May 2016.


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