• Sofia Castro

  • Research Area

    Bifurcation; Symmetry; Singularities; Economics

  • Institution

    University of Porto

  • PhD

    Institution: University of Warwick, UK
    Year: 1993

  • Main research publications

    • Global Dynamics for Symmetric Planar Maps (with B. Alarcón and I.S. Labouriau) ", Discrete and Continuous Dynamical Systems - series A 33 (2013)
    • The Discrete Markus-Yamabe Conjecture for symmetric planar polynomial maps (with B. Alarcón and I.S. Labouriau) ", Indagationes Mathematicae 23 (2012)
    • The core-periphery model with three regions and more (with J. Correia-da-Silva and P. Mossay) ", Papers in Regional Science 91 (2012)
    • Chaotic switching in a two-person game (with M.A.D. Aguiar ) ", Physica D: Nonlinear Phenomena 239 (2010)
    • Direct Perturbations of Aggregate Excess Demand (with S. Dakhlia and P.B. Gothen) ", Journal of Mathematical Economics 46 (2010)
  • PhD Students

    • co-supervision with João Correia da Silva, ongoing
    • co-supervision with Isabel S. Labouriau, ongoing
    • Essays on New Economic Geography co-supervision with João Correia da Silva, 2010
    • Three essays on the interaction among exit, sunk costs and entry decisions by the firms 2005
    • Vector fields with heteroclinic networks 2003
    • Redução do espaço de fase em campos de vectores simétricos 2000

Research and Events


  • PhD Defense
    Khadijeh Alibabaei - On the profinite topology on groups and tameness of pseudo-varieties of groups
    15h00m - Room FC1 029, Dep. Mathematics, Univ. Porto
    March 1, 2018
  • Research Seminar Program (RSP)
    2017/18 second session
    Room 2.5, DMat UC
    March 9, 2018
  • PhD Defense
    Muhammad Ali Khan - Statistical instability in chaotic dynamics
    Room 031, Dep. Mathematics, Univ. Porto
    March 9, 2018
  • PhD Defense
    Anderson Feitoza Leitão Maia - Sharp regularity for the inhomogeneous porous medium equation
    14:30 - Sala dos Capelos, Univ. Coimbra
    March 21, 2018
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Defended Theses

  • Forward-backward stochastic differential equations and applications
      Rui Manuel Tavares Pinto de Sá Pereira (January 2018)
      Evelina Shamarova
      Margarida Brito
  • Pseudomonads and descent
      Fernando Lucatelli Nunes (January 2018)
      Maria Manuel Clementino
  • Descent theory of (T,V)-categories: global-descent and étale-descent
      Pier Giorgio Basile (September 2017)
      Maria Manuel Clementino
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