Name: Pedro M. R. Silva Martins

Place and DOB: Lisbon, Portugal, 1974

Nationality: Portuguese

Office address: School of Business and Management, Queen Mary University of London, Mile End Road, London E1 4NS, United Kingdom

Email: p.martins @ qmul.ac.uk

Web: https://sites.google.com/site/pmrsmartins/homehttp://ideas.repec.org/e/pma50.html 

Current and previous positions

  • Professor of Applied Economics, Queen Mary, University of London (Sept 2009-; on sabbatical leave Aug 2019-July 2020)
  • Scientific council chair, EPIS, ‘Empresarios pela Inclusao Social’ [‘Entrepreneurs for Social Inclusion’] (2013-; member since 2006)
  • Scientific council member, CNEL - Italian National Council for Economics and Labour (Dec 2018-)
  • Research Fellow: IZA (Institute for the Study of Labor, Bonn; 2004-), GLO (Global Labor Organisation, 2017-)

  • Reader, Senior Lecturer, and Lecturer (Associate and Assistant Professor), Queen Mary, University of London (July 2004-Aug 2009)
  • Visiting positions: CREST/ENSAE, Paris (2017, 2015), International Labour Organisation (2017), International Monetary Fund (2015), Nova SBE (2015; 2013), Banco de Portugal (1999-2007)IPEA (2006; 2007), ETLA (2003, 2004), New York University (2003); CSGR (2002-2003)
  • Collaborations: Socieux+, ILO training centre, Nova Finance Center, INE, Watson Wyatt, European Commission
  • Member of the Group of Independent Experts on Labour Market Reforms, Government of Greece and European Commission (2016)
  • Secretary of State of Employment, Ministry of the Economy and Employment, Government of Portugal (June 2011-Feb 2013) [http://pt.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pedro_Silva_Martins]
  • Research fellow: Nova SBE (2016-2018; 1998-2000), CEG-IST (2006-2016);
  • Lecturer [Assistant Professor], University of St Andrews (2003-2004)
  • Graduate Teaching Assistant, Warwick University (2000-2003)
  • Director, 'Nova Economia' magazine (1996-1997)
  • Teaching experience: Microeconomics (Intermediate and Advanced); Econometrics (Intermediate and Advanced); Statistics; Business/Managerial Economics; Labour and Personnel Economics; Introductory Macroeconomics; Economics of the Public Sector; Economic reforms in medium-sized countries (FCO)
  • Academic administrative experience (QMUL): Research impact lead; Co-Director of the Centre for Globalisation Research; Director of Research; Management Committee member; Admissions Chair; Chair of the UG Exams Board; PhD Committee member; Seminar organiser; SSLC chair; Interviewing panels member; External examiner (RHUL/Economics)

Academic degrees - Economics


Main programmes, laws and other initiatives as Secretary of State for Employment, Government of Portugal (2011-13)


·     Law 53/2011, of October 14th (severance pay of new hires);

·     Law 3/2012, of January 10th (fixed terms contracts extensions)

·     Tripartite agreement (UGT, CIP, CCP, CAP and CTP), of January 18th, 2012

·     Estímulo 2012 and 2013 active labour market measures (hiring subsidies)

·     Council of Ministers Resolution 20/2012 (Public Employment Service Relaunch)

·     Studies on Minimum wages, ‘Novas oportunidades’ centres, Severance pay, and ALMP microeconometric evaluations

·     The ‘Vida ativa’ training/activation measure (over 500,000 participants per year)

·     The ‘Impulso Jovem’ programme, including different youth ALMPs

·     Law 23/2012, of June 25th (main labour law reform: severance, dismissals, working time, overtime pay, bank holidays, collective agreements, and labour inspectorate)

·     Several pilot projects, including an incentive towards job matching, a training programme in the Algarve region, a workfare measure supporting fire prevention in forests, a training measure promoting graduate employment and new training content

·     Redeployment of €400 million of ESF resources

·     The widening of apprenticeship programmes

·     Council of Ministers Resolution 90/2012 (introduction of representativeness requirements for the extensions of collective agreements)

·     Law 2/2013, of January 10th (opening up of professional orders)



a) Published [Scopus: 558 citations of 28 articles, h-index=13; RePEc: top 5% economist in 22 (of 33) criteria; Google Scholar: 2,950 citations, h-index=26 - June 2020]

  • '30,000 Minimum Wages: The Economic Effects of Collective Bargaining Extensions'. British Journal of Industrial Relations, forthcoming
  • 'No Extension without Representation? Evidence from a Natural Experiment in Collective Bargaining', with Alexander Hijzen. IZA Journal of Labor Economics, forthcoming, 2020
  • 'The effect of self-employment on health: Evidence from longitudinal social security data', with Judite Goncalves. Small Business Economics, forthcoming, 2020 (Earlier version: GLO DP 245, 2018) 
  • 'Measuring what social partners do about wages over the business cycle', in Brites Pereira, L, Mata, E, Rocha de Sousa, M (eds), Economic Globalization & Governance: Essays in Honor of Jorge Braga de Macedo, Springer, forthcoming, 2020
  • 'Assessing the Legal Value Added of Collective Bargaining Agreements', with Joana Saraiva. International Review of Law and Economics, 62, 1-13, 2020.
  • The Microeconomic Impact of Employee Representatives: Evidence from Membership Thresholds. Industrial Relations58(4), 591-622, 2019.
  • Frontal assault versus incremental change: A comparison of collective bargaining in Portugal and the Netherlands, with Alexander Hijzen and Jante Parlevliet. IZA Journal of Labor Policy, 9(8), 1-26, 2019. (Earlier version: DNB WP 576) 
  • Public policy, big data, and counterfactual evaluation: An illustration from an employment activation programme, in Crato, N. and Paruolo, P. (eds), 'Data-Driven Policy Impact Evaluation: How Microdata is Transforming Policy Design', Springer, 2019 
  • Bias in Returns to Tenure When Firm Wages and Employment Comove: A Quantitative Assessment and Solution', with Andy Snell, Heiko Stueber and Jonathan Thomas. Journal of Labor Economics, 36(1), 47-74, 2018.
  • Do Immigrants Displace Native Workers? Evidence from Matched Panel Data, with Matloob Piracha and Jose Varejao. Economic Modelling, 72(C), 216-222, 2018.
  • Globalised labour markets? International rent sharing across 47 countries (with Yong Yang). British Journal of Industrial Relations, 53(4), 664-691, 2015.
  • Multinational Performance and the Geography of FDI: Evidence from 46 Countries (with Yong Yang and Nigel Driffield). Management International Review, 53(6), 763-794, 2013.
  • Foreign-Owned Firms around the World: A Comparative Analysis of Wages and Employment at the Micro-Level (with Alexander Hijzen, Thorsten Schank, and Richard Upward). European Economic Review, 60(C), 170-188, 2013.
  • Measuring What Employers Do about Entry Wages over the Business Cycle: A New Approach (with Gary Solon and Jonathan Thomas). American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics, 4(4), 36-55, 2012.
  • Wages and Profits in Manufacturing Firms: Matched-Panel Evidence from Brazil (with Luiz Esteves). Economia, 13(3b), 815-841, 2012.
  • Paying More to Hire the Best? Foreign Firms, Wages and Worker Mobility'. Economic Inquiry, 49(2), 349–363, 2011.
  • Os contratos a termo em Portugal (with Alcides Martins). Educacao e Emprego, 1(1), 2011.
  • Multinational Performance and Intellectual Property Rights: Evidence from 46 Countries (with Yong Yang), in ‘Firm-level Internationalisation, Regionalism and Globalisation’, editors J. Berrill, E. Hutson and R. Sinkovics, Palgrave Macmillan, 2011.
  • Real and Nominal Wage Rigidity in a Model of Equal-Treatment Contracting (with Andy Snell and Jonathan Thomas). Scandinavian Journal of Economics, 112(4), 841-863, 2010.
  • Improving Achievement through Targeted, Non-Cognitive Skills: Evidence from the EPIS Program. Bank of Portugal, Conference Proceedings, Lisbon, 2010.
  • Nacionalidade das Empresas e Fluxo de Empregos no Brasil (with Luiz Esteves). Estudos Economicos, 40(1), 133-152, 2010.
  • Rent Sharing: A Survey of Methodologies and Results, in ‘Wage Structures, Employment Adjustments and Globalization: Evidence from Linked and Firm-level Panel Data’, editors: D. Marsden and F. Rycx, Palgrave Macmillan, 2010.
  • Firm-Level Social Returns to Education (with Jim Jin). Journal of Population Economics, 23(2), 539–558, 2010.
  • The Effects of Exporting on Firm Productivity: A Meta-Analysis of the Learning-by-Exporting Hypothesis (with Yong Yang). Review of World Economics, 145(3), 431-445, 2009.
  • Dismissals for Cause: The Difference that Just Eight Paragraphs Can Make, Journal of Labor Economics, 27(2), 257-279, 2009.
  • Rent Sharing Before and After the Wage Bill. Applied Economics, 41(17), 2133-2151, 2009.
  • Dispersion in Wage Premiums and Firm Performance. Economics Letters, 101(1), 63-65, 2008.
  • Worker Churning and Firm's Wage Policies. International Journal of Manpower, 29(1), 48-63, 2008.
  • Rent Sharing and Wages. Reflets et Perspectives de la Vie Economique, 46(2/3), 23-31, 2007.
  • Heterogeneity in Wage Cyclicality, Scottish Journal of Political Economy, 54(5), 684-698, 2007.
  • External Hirings and Firm Productivity (with Francisco Lima), Applied Economics Letters, 13(14), 911-915, 2006.
  • Rent Sharing nas Industrias Brasileiras (with Luiz Esteves), in ‘Tecnologia, Exportação e Emprego’, editors: J. DeNegri, F. DeNegri and D. Coelho, IPEA, 2006.
  • Wage Dynamics, Cohort Effects and Limited Commitment Models (with Andy Snell and Jonathan Thomas). Journal of the European Economic Association, 3(2/3), 350-359, 2005.
  • The Inter-Industry Wage Structure of US Multinationals, Economics Bulletin, 10(1), 1-12, 2005.
  • Industry Wage Dispersion: Evidence from the Wage Distribution. Economics Letters, 83(2), 157-163, 2004.
  • Returns to Education and Wage Equations. (with Pedro Telhado Pereira) Applied Economics, 36(6), 525-531, 2004.
  • Does Education Reduce Wage Inequality? Quantile Regression Evidence From 16 Countries. (with Pedro Telhado Pereira), Labour Economics, 11(3), 355-371, 2004.
  • Wage Differentials and Wage Spillovers of Foreign Firms. Bank of Portugal, Conference Proceedings, Lisbon, 2004.
  • Firm Wage Differentials in a Competitive Industry: Some Matched Panel Evidence. International Journal of Manpower, 24(4), 336-346, 2003. 
  • Is There A Return-Risk Link in Education? (With Pedro Telhado Pereira) Economics Letters, 75(1), 31-37, 2002.
  • Education and Earnings in Portugal, with Pedro T. Pereira. Bank of Portugal, Conference Proceedings, Lisbon, 2002.
  • Portugal. (With Pedro Telhado Pereira) in ‘Education and Earnings in Europe’, edited by C. Harmon, I. Walker and N. Westergaard-Nielsen, Edward Elgar, 2001.

b) Submitted / Under Revision

                        • 'What do Employers' Associations do?' (GLO DP 496)
                        • 'Does vocational education pay off in China? Quantile-regression instrumental-variables evidence', with Li Dai (GLO DP 495)
                        • 'Employee training and firm performance: Quasi-experimental evidence from the European Social Fund' (GLO DP 488)
                        • Is the future of work childless? Self-employment and fertility (with Judite Goncalves) [GLO DP]
                        • Rent Sharing in China (with Wenjing Duan) [IZA DP]
                        • Collateral Damage? Labour market effects of competing with China – at Home and Abroad (with Sonia Cabral, Joao P. dos Santos and Mariana Tavares) [IZA DP]
                        • Evaluating Public-Private Partnerships in Employment Services: The Case of the UK Work Programme (with Danula Gamage) [CGR WP]
                        • Clicking towards Mozambique’s new jobs: A research note [CGR WP]
                        • (How) Do Non-Cognitive Skills Programs Improve Adolescent School Achievement? Experimental Evidence [IZA DP]
                        • Working to get fired? Regression discontinuity effects of unemployment benefit eligibility on prior employment duration [IZA DP]
                        • The Diversity of Personnel Practices and Firm Performance [IZA DP]
                        • Do wages increase when severance pay drops? Not in recessions [IZA DP]
                        • The third worker: Assessing the trade-off between employees and contractors [IZA DP]
                        • Should the maximum duration of fixed-term contracts increase in recessions? Evidence from a law reform [IZA DP]
                        • Reemployment and substitution effects from increased activation: Evidence from times of crisis (with Sofia Pessoa e Costa) [IZA DP]
                        • Can Targeted, Non-Cognitive Skills Programs Improve Achievement? Evidence from EPIS [IZA DP]
                        • Can overtime premium flexibility promote employment? Firm- and worker-level evidence from a labour law reform [IZA DP]
                        • Cronyism [IZA DP]
                        • Individual Teacher Incentives, Student Achievement and Grade Inflation [IZA DP]

                        Funded research projects

                        • 'Employer representation in collective bargaining', DG Employment, European Commission, 2020-22 (PI: D. Nicolitsas, €392k)
                        • ‘Intergenerational equity in the labour market’, Gulbenkian Foundation, 2019-20 (PI, £31k)
                        • ‘Collective bargaining in Brazil’, GERI, QMUL, 2019 (PI, £2k)
                        • ‘Economic Analysis of Collective Bargaining Extensions’, DG Employment, European Commission, 2017-19 (PI, €405k)
                        • ‘Non-cognitive skills and student achievement’, EPIS, 2016-18 (PI: €20k)
                        • ‘Developing vocational training in the Mozambique labour market’, International Growth Centre, 2015-16 (PI, £19,6k)
                        • ‘Close the deal, fill the gap’, DG Justice, European Commission, 2014-16 (Coordinator: Professor Hazel Conley, €325k)
                        • ‘Collective bargaining extensions’, International Monetary Fund, 2015 (PI, $5k)
                        • ‘Management Training and Firm Performance: The Role of the European Union Structural Funds’, SBM, Queen Mary University of London, Seedcorn Fund, 2014-15 (PI, £2.5k)
                        •  ‘ActiValuate: Counterfactual impact evaluation of a large activation programme in Portugal’, DG Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion, European Commission, 2014-15 (PI, €96k)
                        • ‘Activating the Unemployed through Training’, SBM, Queen Mary University of London, Seedcorn Fund, 2013 (PI, £2.5k)
                        • ‘Temporary Contracts and Economic Performance’, FCT, 2010-2012 (PI, €28k)
                        • ‘Entrepreneurial Exit and Organisation Performance’, FCT (Coordinator: Professor Miguel Amaral), 2010-2013 (€75k)
                        • ‘Comparative Analysis of Enterprise Data: Industry Dynamics, Firm Performance, and Worker Outcomes’, COST/ESF/European Commission (Coordinator: Professor John Earle), 2008-2010 (€400k)
                        • ‘Competitiveness, Innovation and Intangible Investment in Europe’, European Commission (Coordinator: Professor Jonathan Haskel), 2008-2010 (€1.4m)
                        • ‘Cohort effects within firms, and their implications for labour market outcomes and the business cycle’, ESRC (Coordinator: Professor Jonathan Thomas), 2008-2011 (£330k).
                        • ‘Multinational Firms and Working Conditions’, OECD, Paris, 2007-2008 (€8.5k)
                        • ‘Higher Education and Entrepreneurship: A Longitudinal Study’, FCT (Coordinator: Professor Francisco Lima), 2007-2010 (€110k)
                        • ‘Diversification and Entrepreneurial Entry’, FCT (Coordinator: Professor Rui Baptista), 2007-2010 (€200k)
                        • European Labour Market Analysis using Firm-level Panel Data and Linked Employer-Employee Data‘, European Commission (Coordinator: Professor David Marsden), 2006-2008 (€250k).
                        • ‘Class Attendance and Composition and Student Performance’, Teaching Development Fund, University of Warwick (Coordinator: Professor Ian Walker), 2003-2004 (£3k).
                        • ‘Tax Competition and Amenities’, ESRC and CSGR (Coordinator: Professor Myrna Wooders), 2002-2003.
                        • ‘From School to Work’, Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia (Coordinator: Professor Pedro Telhado Pereira), 2000-2003.
                        • ‘Public Funding and Private Returns to Education‘, European Commission (Coordinator: Professor Rita Asplund), 1998-2000 (€100k).


                        Referee/Reviewer (Academic Journals): 
                        American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics; American Economic Review; Applied Economics; Applied Economics Quarterly; Asian Development Review; British Journal of Industrial Relations; Bulletin of Economic Research; Canadian Journal of Economics; CESifo Economic Studies; Economic Modelling; Economic Development and Cultural Change; Economic Inquiry; Economic Journal; Economica; Economics Bulletin; Economics of Education Review; Empirical Economics; European Economic Review; Industrial and Labor Relations Review; Industrial Relations; International Economic Review; International Journal of Health Economics and Management; International Journal of Manpower; Journal of Applied Econometrics; Journal of Applied Economics; Journal of Development Studies; Journal of Economic Inequality; Journal of International Economics; Journal of Labor Economics; Journal of Money, Credit and Banking; Journal of Political Economy; Journal of Population Economics; Journal of the European Economic Association; LABOUR; Labour Economics; Macroeconomic Dynamics; Manchester School; Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics; Oxford Economic Papers; Portuguese Economic Journal; Quarterly Journal of Economics; Research Policy; Review of Economic Studies; Review of International Economics; Review of World Economics; Scandinavian Journal of Economics; Scottish Journal of Political Economy; Southern Economic Journal; 

                        Referee/Reviewer (Research Agencies, etc): Association of International Business; COST; ECB Working Papers; ESRC; Fundação Francisco Manuel dos Santos; McGraw-Hill; MIT Press; Oxford University Press; Pearson; Routledge; Thomson; UAB progression panel.

                        Editorial Council:
                         IZA Journal of Labor Policy (2020-), Journal of International Business Policy (2017-); ‘Educação e Emprego’ (2010-12)

                        Keynote Presentations

                        • Wages and the Labor Market, Labour Institute, Helsinki, December 2017
                        • Asociacion Espanola de Economia del Trabajo, Valladolid, July 2017
                        • World Association of Public Employment Services, Seoul, July 2017
                        • Minimum wages conference, IAB, Nuremberg, November 2015.
                        • Portuguese Economic Journal Annual Meeting, Covilha, July 2013.

                        Invited Seminars/Lectures/Presentations [incl scheduled; co-author talks excluded]

                        • 2020: Sciences Po (June), Genoa (Apr), London School of Economics (Feb), OECD (Paris, Jan), American Economic Association (San Diego, Jan)
                        • 2019: Cattolica/Milan (Nov), QMUL (Oct), Uppsala (Sept), IZA (Kalamazoo, Jul), UX (Maputo, Jun), CNEL (Rome, Jun), UN (Apr), ISEG (Jan)
                        • 2018: CoBExt (Dec), Seville (Nov), Budapest (Sept), IZA/Bonn (Sept x2), European Commission (July), OECD (June), Netherlands Central Bank (June), Manheim (May), University College Dublin (May), Corvinus University (Mar), Ministry of Employment – Hungary (Mar), European Commission (Mar), Queen Mary (Mar), IEFP (Feb), Nova SBE (Feb), Cattolica/Milan (Jan)
                        • 2017: Univ College Dublin (Nov), Essex (Nov), CREST/ENSAE Paris (Oct), WAPES/Nairobi (Sept), European Commission/DG Employment (Sept), European Commission/DG ECFIN (June), Parliament of Portugal (June), ILO/Cape Verde (May), European Parliament (May), QMUL (April), European Commission (March), EPIS/Lisbon (Mar), ISEG/Lisbon (Jan)
                        • 2016: European Commission (Nov), France Strategie (Sept), Cercle des Economistes (July), NovaSBE (July), IMF/Hertie School of Governance (June), IAB/Institute for Employment Research (June), European Commission (May), QMUL (April), Tinbergen Institute (Mar), IGC/Maputo (Mar), QMUL (Jan)
                        • 2015: Universite de Paris (Dec), Graduate Institute (Nov), OECD/DELSA (Nov), European Commission (Nov), Joint Research Centre (Oct), IZA World of Labor/OECD (Oct), RECIPE meeting (Oct), Conseil d’orientation pour l’emploi (Jun), French Treasury (Jun), Nova SBE (May), Lausanne (Apr), Nova SBE (May), EPIS annual conference (Mar), Joint Research Centre/European Commission (Mar), Chaire de sécurisation des parcours professionnels (Feb)
                        • 2014: Ireland Central Bank (Dec); Zurich (Dec); French Central Bank (Nov); St Gallen (Oct); London School of Economics (Sept); European Commission (Sept); Maynooth (Jul); Faculdade de Direito da Universidade Nova de Lisboa (Mar); Alcides Martins e Associados (Jan)
                        • 2013: ECB/Franfurt (Dec), ELIAMEP/Athens (Dec), NIESR/London (Oct), QMUL/London (Oct), EU Labour Law/Brussels (Oct), IEFP/Lisbon (Sept);
                        • 2011: Tuebingen (Jun - cancelled), Nova/Lisbon (May), HECER/Helsinki (March), VATT/Helsinki (March), NIESR/London (Jan)
                        • 2010: RWI/Essen (Oct), Institute of Education/London (Oct), University of Stockholm (Sept), Swedish Central Bank (Sept), NIPE/University of Minho (July), ISEG/Lisbon (May), Kent (Mar)
                        • 2009: XVIII International Tor Vergata Conference/Rome (Dec), Michigan State/East Lansing (Nov), Banco de Portugal/Lisbon (Sept), Institute of Education/London (May); 2008: GEP-IFN/Stockholm (Dec), University of Copenhagen (Mar), INED/Paris (Mar), Netspar/Tilburg (Jan), Queen Mary/London (Jan), Warwick (Jan); 2007: Nova/Lisbon (Dec), Loughborough (Nov), BritishAcademy/London (Sept), European Commission/Brussels (May), Banco de Portugal/Lisbon (Apr); 2006: GEP/Nottingham (Nov), CEG-IST/Lisbon (Sept), IPEA/Brasilia (Sept), London Business School (May), Central European University/Budapest (Jan), Institute for Social Research/Oslo (Jan); 2005: FIEF/Stockholm (Sept), SOFI/Stockholm (Sept), IZA/Bonn (May), European Commission/Brussels (Apr 2005), King's College London (Apr), Banco de Portugal/Lisbon (Mar), UNL/Lisbon (Mar), Watson Wyatt (Jan); 2004: ISER/Essex (Nov), Kent (Oct), ETLA/Helsinki (Sept), Nottingham (Feb), Aberdeen (Feb); 2003: Warwick (May), St Andrews (Mar 2003), Newcastle (Mar); 2002: Malaga (Nov); 2001: Manchester (Nov); 2000: UNL/Lisbon (Oct), ISEG/Lisbon (Mar)

                        Discussions (selection): Marek Zapletal (LSE, 2018) ‘The effects of occupational licensing: Evidence from detailed business-level data’; Francesca Carta, Francesco D’Amuri and Till von Wachter (ECB, 2017) ‘Ageing workforce, pension reform, and firm's dynamics’; Several authors and papers – Wage Dynamics Network (ECB, 2017); Mario Izquierdo, Juan Jimeno, Pietro Garibaldi and others (OECD, 2015) ‘Employment protection legislation and the role of courts’; Franck Malherbert and François Fontaine (Chaire de Securitisation des Parcours Professionels , 2015) ‘Le dualism du marché du travail’ ; Mário Centeno and Alvaro Novo (IZA, 2014), ‘Worker churning and wage rigidity during the financial crisis: the role of firm quality’; Giordano Mion and Luca Opromolla (2011), ‘Managers’ Mobility, Trade Status, and Wages’; Anabela Carneiro, Paulo Guimaraes and Pedro Portugal (2010), ‘Real Wages and the Business Cycle: Accounting for Worker, Firm, and Job Heterogeneity’; Jose Damijan and Crt Kostevc (2007), ‘Trade liberalisation and economic geography in transition countries’; Kristiina Huttunen (2005), ‘The effect of foreign acquisition on employment and wages: evidence from Finnish establishments’; Donald Spiegel et al (2005), ‘Ownership Change, Productivity and Human Capital: New Evidence from Matched Employer-Employee Data in Swedish Manufacturing’; David Autor and Susan Houseman (2005), ‘Do Temporary Help Jobs Improve Labor Market Outcomes for Low-Skilled Workers? Evidence from Random Assignments’

                        Conferences/Workshops organiser:
                        Applied economics workshops, QMUL, 1 May 2014 and 26 April 2016; ‘International Trade’, QMUL, 11 November 2009; ‘Knowledge Flows’, QMUL, 23 March 2007

                        PhD supervision (completed doctorates)

                        • Li Dai; topic: Education and Labour in China (started Jan 2016; defended June 2020; first placement: Hunan University)
                        • Yong Yang; topic: ‘Internationalization and Firm Performance’ (started Jan 2006; defended Nov 2009; first placement: FP7 research fellowship, Brunel University; current placement: Reader, University of Sussex)
                        • Eshref Trushin; topic: ‘Research and Development’ (started Jan 2007; defended Nov 2010; first placement: Teaching Fellow, University of Greenwich; current placement: Senior Lecturer, De Montfort University)
                        • Current PhD students: Vladislav Skovorodov (2nd supervisor; Monetary Policy and Firms; from Sept 2015), Huy Bui (1st supervisor; Minimum Wages; from Jan 2017), Yifan Qian (2nd supervisor; Social networks, from Sept 2017), Wenjing Duan (Rent sharing in China; visiting from Hunan University, Jan-Dec 2018), Ying Cui (1st supervisor; Social returns to education, from Sept 2018)

                        PhD examination
                        Antoine Valtat, Ecole Polytechnique (Paris), 2019; Maria Olsson, University of Uppsala, 2019; Sandra Nevoux, Ecole Polytechnique (Paris), 2018; Roberto Nistico, University of Essex, 2014; Margarida Rodrigues, Nova SBE (Lisbon), 2011; Cinzia Rienzo, Royal Holloway, University of London, 2011; Hanna Pesola, Aalto University (Helsinki), 2011; Filip Pertold, Charles University (Prague), 2010; Candida Machado, University of Minho (Braga), 2010; Miguel Preto, Technical University of Lisbon, 2009; Marisa Tavares, University of Oporto, 2009

                        Conference scientific council member: 26th APDR congress, Aveiro, 2019; 5th Linked Employer-Employee data Workshop, Coimbra, 2017; 4th Linked Employer-Employee data Workshop, Lisbon, 2015; Portuguese Economic Journal, Braga, 2014; Economic analysis using linked employer and employee data, Porto, June 2011; Portuguese Economic Journal, Aveiro, July 2011; Association of Southern European Economic Theorists, Evora, Oct 2011

                        Society's membership: American Economic Association, Society of Labor Economists, European Association of Labour Economics


                        • Languages: fluent in Portuguese and English; understands Spanish, French and some Italian and Russian
                        • Software: Stata, LaTeX, Office