Research

Research interests

Economics of minimum wage.
Exchange rates effects in labour markets. 
Human capital externalites and urban economics.
Policy and program evaluation.

Publications

Papers in scientific journals
 
"Exchange rates, employment and labour market rigidity", 2015, The World Economy, doi: 10.1111/twec.12376. With Fernando Alexandre, Pedro Bação and Miguel Portela. [ISI JCR Impact Factor (2012): 0,727]. Previous version here.

"The price of unobservables and the employer-size wage premium", 2012, Economics Letters, Vol. 117, Nº 3, December, Pages 878–880. With Paulo Guimarães. [ISI JCR Impact Factor (2012): 0,509]
 
“Employment and exchange rates: the role of openness and technology”, 2011, Open Economies Review, Vol. 22, Nº5, pp. 969–984. With Fernando Alexandre, Pedro Bação and Miguel Portela. [ISI JCR Impact Factor (2012): 0,404]
 
"Aggregate and sector-specific exchange rate indexes for the Portuguese economy", 2009, Notas Económicas, 30. With Fernando Alexandre, Pedro Bação and Miguel Portela.
 
"Evaluating student allocation in the Portuguese public higher education system", 2008, Higher Education, Vol. 56: 2. With Miguel Portela, Nelson Areal, Carla Sá, Fernando Alexandre, Ana Carvalho and Artur Rodrigues. [ISI JCR Impact Factor (2011): 0,937]


Books and book chapters

"Educação, economia e capital humano - notas sobre um paradoxo", in Alexandre, Fernando, Pedro Bação, Pedro Lains, Manuel M.F. Martins, Miguel Portela and Marta Simões (orgs), 2014. A Economia Portuguesa na União Europeia - 1986-2010. Coimbra: Almedina. With Pedro Teixeira, Marta Simões, Carla Sá and Miguel Portela.

"O mercado de trabalho", in Alexandre, Fernando, Pedro Bação, Pedro Lains, Manuel M.F. Martins, Miguel Portela and Marta Simões (orgs), 2014. A Economia Portuguesa na União Europeia - 1986-2010. Coimbra: Almedina. With José Varejão and Miguel Portela.

"Impactos Económicos e Regeneração Sectorial",in Rui Vieira de Castro (Coord.),  2013. Guimarães 2012 Capital Europeia da Cultura: Impactos Económicos e Sociais - Relatório Final.  Braga: Universidade do Minho. ISBN 978-972-97906-4-5.

"Os Fluxos e as Remunerações de Sub- e Sobre- Escolarizados em Portugal no Período 1995-2005", 2009, Colecção Cogitum, nº 32, Ministério do Trabalho e da Solidariedade Social. With Miguel Portela, Carla Sá and Fernando Alexandre.

“A análise de componentes de variação (shift-share)”, in Costa, J. T.P. Dentinho e P. Nijkamp (ed.), 2011. Compêndio de Economia Regional, Volume II - Métodos e Técnicas de Análise Regional, Chapter 3, pp. 65-78, Princípia, Cascais.

“A análise de componentes de variação (shift-share)”, in Costa, J. (ed.), 2002. Compêndio de Economia Regional, Chapter 24, pp.803-813, Colecção APDR, Coimbra.


Policy Reports

"Plano para o Crescimento Inclusivo do Ave", work for Comunidade Intermunicipal do Ave - CIM - Ave, ISBN 978-989-20-7021-6, with Francisco Carballo-Cruz, 2016.


"Educação e Mercado de Trabalho em Portugal: Retornos e Transições", 2015, with Célio Oliveira, Carla Sá, Sandra Sousa, Pedro Teixeira, Miguel Portela, Sílvia Sousa and Priscila Ferreira. Technical report to POAT FSE – Programa Operacional de Assistência Técnica do Fundo Social Europeu.

“Impactos Económicos e Sociais da Guimarães Capital da Cultura 2012”, work for Fundação Cidade de Guimarães, 2012-2013.

"Emprego e TSU - O impacto no emprego das alterações nas contribuições dos trabalhadores e das empresas", with Luís Aguiar-Conraria, Fernando Alexandre, Pedro Bação e Miguel Portela, NIPE PP 01/2012 [Data, programs and results]
 
"Estudo sobre a Retribuição Mínima Mensal Garantida em Portugal", with Anabela Carneiro, Carla Sá, Miguel Portela e José Varejão, NIPE - PP 01 / 2011.

 

Working Papers 

"Minimum wage, fringe benefits, overtime payments and the gender wage gap", with Kemal Kizilca, Miguel Portela and Carla Sá, 2010. 
            Available at:     IZA DP 6370 (new version - 2012)
                                   NIPE Working Papers 34/2010, NIPE - Universidade do Minho.

"Manufacturing employment and exchange rates in the Portuguese economy: the role of openness, technology and labour market rigidity", with: Fernando Alexandre, Pedro Bação and Miguel Portela, 2010.
           Available at:      IZA DP 5251
                                   NIPE Working Papers 22/2010, NIPE - Universidade do Minho.
                                   GEMF Working Papers 2010-23, GEMF - UC
 
"Employment, Exchange Rates and Labour Market Rigidity", with Fernando Alexandre, Pedro Bação and Miguel Portela, 2010.  
            Available at:      IZA DP 4891
                                   GEMF Working Papers 2010-03, GEMF - UC
                                   Nipe Working Papers 2/2010, NIPE - Universidade do Minho.

"Aggregate and Sector-Specific Exchange Rate Indexes for the Portuguese Economy", with Fernando Alexandre, Pedro Bação and Miguel Portela, 2009.
            Available at:     GEMF Working Papers 2009-05, GEMF - UC
                                   GEE Papers 0016, Gabinete de Estratégia e Estudos, Ministério da Economia e da                                                Inovação.
                                   NIPE Working Papers 13/2009, NIPE - Universidade do Minho.
 
"Employment and Exchange Rates: the Role of Openness and Technology", with Fernando Alexandre, Pedro Bação and Miguel Portela, 2009.
            Available at:      IZA, DP 4191.
                                   GEE Papers 0015, Gabinete de Estratégia e Estudos, Ministério da Economia e da                                                Inovação.
                                   GEMF Working Papers 2009-08, GEMF - Faculdade de Economia, Universidade de                                                Coimbra.
                                   NIPE Working Papers 16/2009, NIPE - Universidade do Minho.
 
 "Yound Employment, Job-Skill Composition and Minimum Wages: Evidence from a "Natural Experiment", NIPE WP 4/2008.

“Regulation and Marketisation in the Portuguese Higher Education System”, NIPE WP 11/2007, with Miguel Portela, Nelson Areal, Carla Sá, Fernando Alexandre, Ana Carvalho and Artur Rodrigues.

"Searching, Matching and Education: A Note",  NIPE WP 11/2005.

"Estimating the Employer Size-Wage Premium in a Panel Data Model With Comparative Advantage and Non-Random Selection", NIPE WP 6/2004.  

"A Wage Based Measure of Regional Aggregate Human Capital", ERSA Conference Papers, 2004.

"Local HumanCapital Externalities or Sorting? Evidence From a Displaced Workers Sample", NIPE WP 9/2003.

"Identification of the Portuguese Industrial Districts", NIMA WP 17/2002.

Presentations in international conferences

Dyniper : The Dynamics of Inequalities and their Perceptions, GREQAM,  Marseille, France, May 26-27.

4th Linked Employer-Employee data (LEED) Workshop, Instituto Superior Técnico, Lisbon, Portugal, July 10, 2015.

7ª Conferência Desenvolvimento Económico Português, Bank of Portugal, November 2014, Lisbon.

NIFIP´s International Conference 2nd Edition, December 2012, FEP-UP, Porto.

European Trade Study Group 12th Conference, September 2010, Lausanne.

Workshop 2010 Portuguese Stata Users Group Meeting, June 2010, University of Minho, Braga.

Fourth Annual Meeting of the Portuguese Economic Journal, June 2010, Universidade do Algarve, Faro.

International Workshop on Firm and Product Heterogeneity in International Trade, organized by Research Network on Globalization, INFER and Leuven Centre for Global Governance Studies, August 2009, H. U. Brussels.

23rd Annual Congress of the European Economic Association,  August 2008, Milan.

XV Public Economics Meeting, February, 2008, Salamanca.

First Annual Meeting of the Portuguese Economic Journal, June 2007, Ponta Delgada, Azores.

XVI Annual Conference of the European Association of Labour Economics, September 2004, Lisbon.

XLIV Congress of the European Regional Science Association, August 2004, Porto.

International Conference,“On the Wealth of Nations, extending the Tinbergen Heritage”, April 2003, Rotterdam, The Netherlands.

XIII World Congress of the International Economic Association, September 2002, Lisbon.

Third Mediterranean Social and Political Research Meeting, March 2002, Florence, Italy.

IV Congresso Português de Sociologia, April 2000, Coimbra.

VI Encontro Nacional da Associação Portuguesa para o Desenvolvimento Regional, July 1999, Braga.

V Encontro Nacional da Associação Portuguesa para o Desenvolvimento Regional), June 1998, Coimbra.


Research projects

2016-2019:  “ATENA, Saber para intevir: observatório para a educação”, coordinated by Pedro Teixeira, project of the Centro de Investigação de Políticas de Ensino Superior (CIPES), funded by Fundação Belmiro de Azevedo, consortium of research units CIPES, CIIE, NIPE, GOVCOPP & INESC TEC [Minho team, Carla Sá, João Cerejeira & Miguel Portela].

2015-2017: “Ensino superior: benefícios económicos e não económicos”, project financed by FFMS (Fundação Francisco Manuel dos Santos), with Miguel Ângelo dos Reis Portela (PI), Carla Sá, Hugo Figueiredo.

2012-2014 : “Educação em Portugal”, Projeto nº 598 40 2012, PO Assistência Técnica FSE (QREN), with Miguel Ângelo dos Reis Portela (PI), Carla Sá, Priscila A. M. Ferreira, Marta Cristina Nunes Simões, Pedro Nuno de Freitas Lopes Teixeira.

2012-2014: “Economics and Education in Portugal: why and for whom?”, PTDC/EGE-ECO/122126/2010, Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia - with Miguel Ângelo dos Reis Portela (PI), Carla Sá, Priscila A. M. Ferreira, Marta Cristina Nunes Simões, Pedro Nuno de Freitas Lopes Teixeira.

2010-2012: “Empirical evaluation of Alfred Marshall’s microfoundations for external economies”, project approved and financed by the FCT (Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology - ref. PTDC/EGE-ECO/101900/2008) – with Octávio Figueiredo (PI)  (Univ. do Porto).

2010-2012: “Evaluating the Portuguese shadow toll program (SCUT): Validation, renegotiation and policy recommendations” project approved and financed by the FCT (Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology - ref. PTDC/SEN-TRA/108522/2008) – with Francisco Carballo Cruz (PI, Univ. do Minho).

2008-2009: “The impact of the minimum wage: going three steps further”, project approved and financed by the FCT (Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology - ref. PTDC/ECO/74047/2006) – with Ana Rute Cardoso (PI) (Univ. do Minho and IZA), Miguel Portela (Univ. do Minho), Carla Sá (Univ. do Minho) and Sílvia Sousa (Univ. do Minho).

2003-2005: "Human capital externalities and the location of the economic activity", project approved and financed by the FCT (Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology - ref. POCTI/ECO/47624/2002) – with Octávio Figueiredo (PI) (Univ. do Porto) and Paulo Guimarães  (Univ. do Minho).

1999-2001: “Performance and efficiency in industrial districts”, project approved and financed by the FCT (Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology) - with Paulo Guimarães (PI) (Univ. do Minho) and Octávio Figueiredo (Univ. do Porto).

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