Abigail Ferreira

Abigail is a PhD student at Campus do Mar, University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain. Her research is on the role of marine ecosystem services applied to Small Scale Fisheries and Marine Protected Areas in Cabo Verde, with the analysis of the role of relational values and equity in marine and coastal social-ecological systems. She is also an economist and Graduate Assistant at University of Cabo Verde for Economics and Business Sciences.

Research lines

Marine Protected Areas, small-scale/coastal fisheries, ocean equity and relational values.


  • Varum, Celeste, and Ferreira, Abigail (2014) Economics literacy in children: the effects of the socio-economic context, International Journal of Pluralism and Economics Education, 5(1): 40-57.
  • Amorim Varum, Celeste; Silva, Susana and Ferreira, Abigail. (2014), Sales and profit growth and the effects of crisis: Comparative evidence from the recent crisis, Global Business and Economics Review, 16(2), 214-229.
  • Varum, Celeste; Ferreira, Abigail and Breda, Ana (2013) Economics education research: theoretical foundations and empirical research, directions and trends inthe past decades. Journal of Social Science Education, 12(2), 79-86. ISSN: 1618- 5293