CURRICULUM VITAE

 

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August 2020

 

Personal Details

Birth date:           October 1972                                             Nationality:        Portuguese

Work address:      Escola de Economia e Gestão                      Office:  1.19

Universidade do Minho                                  Phone: + 351 253601910

Campus de Gualtar                                      Skype:  miguelportela

4710 – 057 Braga, Portugal                        Email:   mangelo@eeg.uminho.pt

                          www1.eeg.uminho.pt/economia/mangelo

                          ORCID: http://orcid.org/0000-0002-4721-2081

Affiliations

Universidade do Minho, NIPE, Banco de Portugal, CIPES and IZA, Bonn

Education

       PhD in Economics, Tinbergen Institute/U Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 2007

       Master in Economics, U Minho, Portugal, 2000

       Graduation in Economics, U Porto, Portugal, 1995

Current positions

       Associate Professor with Habilitation, Economics Department, U Minho, 2019 – present

       Technical consultant of the Bank of Portugal, 2015 – present

       Member of the Productivity Council, Ministry of Economics and Ministry of Finance, 2019 – present

       Director of the PhD Programme in Economics, 2016 – present

       Co-Editor of the Portuguese Economic Journal, 2020 – present


 

Previous Positions

       Associate Professor, Economics Department, U Minho, 2014 – 2019

       Member of the Directing Committee for the PhD Programme in Economics, 2015 – 2016

       Vice-President for Research, School of Economics and Management / UMinho, 2011 – 2014

       Assistant Professor, Economics Department, U Minho, Portugal, 2007 – 2014

       Elected Member of the Scientific Council, EEG / U Minho, 2009 – 2019

       Member of the Directing Committee for the Master Programme in Economics, 2011 – 2012

       Elected Member of the Economics Department Council, EEG / U Minho, 2010 – 2012

       Assistant Director, NIPE (Economic Policies Research Unit), 2010 – 2011

       Teaching Assistant, Economics Department, University of Minho, Portugal, 2000 –2007

       Member of the “Working Group on National and Regional Accounts”, Statistical Council, National Statistical System, CRUP (Conference of Rectors of the Portuguese Universities) Representative, 2007 – 2008

       Trainee Teaching Assistant, Economics Department, University of Minho, Portugal, 1996 – 2000

       Internship, Norpedip, Sociedade para o Desenvolvimento Industrial, SA, 1995 – 1996

Publications: journals subject to peer-review process

1.     Asymmetric regional dynamics in the Portuguese economy: debt, openness and local revenues”, Regional Studies, forthcoming [co-authors: Fernando Alexandre, Hélder Costa, Miguel Portela and Miguel Rodrigues]

2.      Is the basic life-cycle theory of consumption becoming more relevant? Evidence from Portugal”, Review of Economics of the Household, Vol. 18, pp 93 – 116, 2020, DOI: 10.1007/s11150-019-09471-0 [co-authors: Fernando Alexandre, Pedro Bação and Miguel Portela]

3.      “The parental co-immunization hypothesis: An observational competing risks analysis”, Scientific Reports, 9:2493, 2019, DOI: 10.1038/s41598-019-39124-2 [co-authors: Miguel Portela and Paul Schweinzer]

4.     “EEE fees and the WEEE system - A model of efficiency and income in European countries”, Waste Management, Vol. 79, pp 770 – 780, 2018, DOI: 10.1016/j.wasman.2018.08.008 [co-authors: Rita Sousa, Elsa Agante, João Cerejeira and Miguel Portela]

5.     “Exchange rates, employment and labour market rigidity”, The World Economy, Vol. 40(5), pp 993 – 1011, 2017, DOI: 10.1111/twec.12376 [co-authors: Fernando Alexandre, Pedro Bação, João Cerejeira and Miguel Portela]

6.     “A prediction rule to stratify mortality risk of patients with pulmonoray tuberculosis”, PLos One, September 16, 2016, DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0162797 [co-authors: Bastos HN, Osório NS, Castro AG, Ramos A, Carvalho T, Meira L, Araújo D, Almeida L, Boaventura R, Fragata P, Chaves C, Costa P7, Portela M, Ferreira I, Magalhães SP, Rodrigues F, Sarmento-Castro R, Duarte R, Guimarães JT and Saraiva M]

7.     “Interactions in local governments’ spending decisions: Evidence from Portugal”, Regional Studies, Vol. 49(9), pp 1441 – 1456, 2015, DOI: 10.1080/00343404.2013.835798 [co-authors: Hélia Costa, Linda Veiga and Miguel Portela]

8.     “Hours of work and retirement behavior”, IZA Journal of European Labor Studies, Vol. 3(16), pp 1 – 22, 2014, DOI: 10.1186/2193-9012-3-16 [co-author: C. Sofia Machado and Miguel Portela]

9.     “Returns to tenure or seniority?”, Econometrica, Vol. 82(2), pp 705 – 730, 2014, DOI:10.3982/ECTA8688 [co-authors: Sebastian Buhai, Miguel Portela, Coen Teulings and Aico van Vuuren]

10. “Associations between medical student empathy and personality: a multi-institutional study”, PLoS One, March 17, 2014, DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0089254 [co-authors: Patrício Costa, Raquel Alves, Pedro Marvão, Isabel Neto, Miguel Portela and Manuel João Costa]

11. “Firm ownership and rent sharing”, Journal of Labor Research, Vol. 32(3), pp 210 – 236, 2011, DOI: dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12122-011-9109-6 [co-authors: Natália Pimenta Monteiro, Miguel Portela and Odd Rune Straume]

12. “Employment and exchange rates: the role of openness and technology”, Open Economies Review, Vol. 22(5), pp 969 – 984, 2011, DOI: dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11079-010-9191-z [co-authors: Fernando Alexandre, Pedro Bação, João Cerejeira and Miguel Portela]

13. “Rent sharing in Portuguese Banking”, Manchester School, Vol. 79(4), pp 861 – 883, 2011, DOI: dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-9957.2011.02183.x [co-author: Natália Monteiro and Miguel Portela]

14. “Measurement error in education and growth regressions”, Scandinavian Journal of Economics, Vol. 112(3), pp 618 – 639, 2010, DOI: dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-9442.2010.01613.x [co-authors: Miguel Portela, Rob Alessie and Coen Teulings]

15. “Perceptions of the Bologna process: what do students' choices reveal?”, Higher Education, Vol. 58(4), pp 465 – 474, 2009, DOI: dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10734-009-9205-1 [co-authors: Miguel Portela, Carla Sá, Fernando Alexandre and Ana Rute Cardoso]

16. “Admission conditions and graduates’ employability”, Studies in Higher Education, Vol. 34(7), pp 795 – 805, 2009, DOI: dx.doi.org/10.1080/03075070802688553 [co-authors: Fernando Alexandre, Miguel Portela and Carla Sá]

17. “Micro Foundations for Wage Flexibility: Wage Insurance at the Firm Level”, Scandinavian Journal of Economics, Vol. 111(1), pp 29 – 50, 2009, DOI: dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-9442.2008.01553.x [co-author: Ana Rute Cardoso and Miguel Portela]

18. “Demand for Higher Education Programs: The Impact of the Bologna Process”, CESifo Economic Studies, Vol. 54(2), pp 229 – 247, 2008, DOI: dx.doi.org/10.1093/cesifo/ifn013 [co-authors: Ana Rute Cardoso, Miguel Portela, Carla Sá and Fernando Alexandre]

19. “Evaluating student allocation in the Portuguese public higher education system”, Higher Education, Vol. 56(2), pp 185 – 203, 2008, DOI: dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10734-007-9097-x [co-authors: Miguel Portela, Nelson Areal, Carla Sá, Fernando Alexandre, João Cerejeira, Ana Carvalho and Artur Rodrigues]

20. “Gender segregation and the wage gap in Portugal: an analysis at the establishment level”, Journal of Economic Inequality, Vol. 3(2), pp 145 – 168, 2005, DOI: dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10888-005-4495-8 [co-authors: Jose A. Cabral Vieira, Ana Rute Cardoso and Miguel Portela]

21. “Measuring skill: a multi-dimensional index”, Economics Letters, Vol. 72(1), pp 27 – 32, 2001, DOI: dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0165-1765(01)00396-2

Publications: journals subject to peer-review process (other)

1.     “Investimento Empresarial em Portugal: crise e recuperação”, Notas Económicas, Vol. 46, pp 71 – 98, 2018 [co-authors: Fernando Alexandre, Pedro Bação, Carlos Carreira, João Cerejeira, Gilberto Loureiro, António Martins and Miguel Portela]

2.     “Aggregate and sector-specific exchange rate indexes for the Portuguese economy”, Notas Económicas, Vol. 30, pp 6 – 28, 2009 [co-authors: Fernando Alexandre, Pedro Bação, João Cerejeira and Miguel Portela]

Publications: books & book chapters

BOOKS

1.      Assimetrias e convergência regional: implicações para a descentralização e regionalização em Portugal [Asymmetries and regional convergence: implications for decentralization and regionalization in Portugal], ed. Associação Comercial do Porto, Porto, 2019; ISBN: 978-972-96580-7-5 [coordinator: Fernando Alexandre; co-authors: Fernando Alexandre, João Cerejeira, Miguel Portela, Miguel Rodrigues and Hélder Costa]

2.      Investimento empresarial e o crescimento da economia portuguesa [Firms’ investment and the growth of the Portuguese economy], ed. Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisboa, 2017; ISBN: 978-989-8807-39-7 [co-authors: Fernando Alexandre, Pedro Bação, Carlos Carreira, João Cerejeira, António Martins and Miguel Portela]

3.    Benefícios do Ensino Superior [Higher Education Benefits], ed. Fundação Francisco Manuel dos Santos, Lisboa, 2017; ISBN: 978-989-886-337-9 [co-authors: Hugo Figueiredo, Miguel Portela, Carla Sá, João Cerejeira, André Almeida and Diogo Lourenço]

4.    Poupança e financiamento da economia portuguesa [Saving and financing of the Portuguese economy], ed. Associação Portuguesa de Seguradores, Imprensa Nacional-Casa da Moeda, Lisboa, 2017; ISBN: 978-972-272-528-6 [co-authors: Fernando Alexandre, Luís Aguiar-Conraria, Pedro Bação and Miguel Portela]

5.      A Economia Portuguesa na União Europeia: 1986 – 2010 [The Portuguese economy in the European Union: 1986 – 2010], Actual Editora, Coimbra: 486 pages, 2014, Organizers: Fernando Alexandre, Pedro Bação, Pedro Lains, Manuel M. F. Martins, Miguel Portela and Marta Simões; ISBN: 978-989-694-078-2

6.     Os fluxos e as remunerações de sub- e sobre-escolarizados em Portugal no período 1995-2005 [The flows and wages of under- and over-educated workers in Portugal, 1995-2005], in Gabinete de Estratégia e Planeamento (GEP), Ministério do Trabalho e da Solidariedade Social (MTSS), Colecção Cogitum, nº 23, 2009 [co-authors: Fernando Alexandre, Carla Sá and João Cerejeira Silva]; ISBN: 978-972-704-328-6

BOOK CHAPTERS

1.     “Retornos privados e sociais da educação em Portugal” [“Private and social returns to education in Portugal”], in Luís Catela Nunes (Org.) “A Escola e o desempenho dos alunos”, Fundação Francisco Manuel dos Santos, Lisboa: 107 – 126, 2015; ISBN: 978-989-881-918-5

2.     “O Mercado de Trabalho” [“The Labour Market”], in Alexandre, Bação, Lains, M.F. Martins, Portela & Simões (Orgs.) “A Economia Portuguesa na União Europeia: 1986 – 2010”, Actual Editora, Coimbra: 233 – 268, 2014 [co-authors: José Varejão and João Cerejeira]; ISBN: 978-989-694-078-2

3.     “Educação, Economia e Capital Humano – Notas Sobre um Paradoxo” [“Education, Economy and Human Capital: Notes on a Paradox”], in Alexandre, Bação, Lains, M.F. Martins, Portela & Simões (Orgs.) “A Economia Portuguesa na União Europeia: 1986 – 2010”, Actual Editora, Coimbra: 329 – 355, 2014 [co-authors: Pedro Teixeira, João Cerejeira, Marta Simões and Carla Sá]; ISBN: 978-989-694-078-2

        “Introdução: A Economia Portuguesa Entre Duas Intervenções do FMI” [“Introduction: The Portuguese Economy Between Two IMF Interventions”], in Alexandre, Bação, Lains, M.F. Martins, Portela & Simões (Orgs.) “A Economia Portuguesa na União Europeia: 1986 – 2010”, Actual Editora, Coimbra: 43 – 68, 2014 [co-authors: Fernando Alexandre, Pedro Bação, Pedro Lains, Manuel M. F. Martins and Marta Simões]; ISBN: 978-989-694-078-2

        “Nota Introdutória” [“Introduction”], in Gabinete de Estratégia e Planeamento (GEP), Ministério do Trabalho e da Solidariedade Social (MTSS) (eds.), Cadernos Sociedade e Trabalho: Quadros de Pessoal e Investigação em Economia 9: 3-6, 2007 [co-authors: Carla Sá and João Cerejeira Silva]; ISBN: 978-972-704-286-2

Publications: OTHER

       “Do personality differences between students from different schools generalize across countries?”, Medical Teacher, Vol. 36(10), pp 914, 2014, DOI: dx.doi.org/10.3109/0142159X.2014.932903 [co-authors: Patrício Costa, Pedro Marvão, Isabel Neto, Miguel Portela and Manuel João Costa]

Working Papers

       Minimum Wage and Financially Distressed Firms: Another One Bites the Dust”, IZA Discussion Paper No. 13526, 2020 [co-authors: Fernando Alexandre, Pedro Bação, João Cerejeira, Hélder Costa and Miguel Portela]

        “Does domestic demand matter for firms' exports?”, NIPE WP 18/2018, 2018 [co-authors: Paulo Soares Esteves, Miguel Portela and António Rua]

       “Returns to Postgraduate Education in Portugal: Holding on to a Higher Ground?”, NIPE WP 8/2017, IZA Discussion Paper No. 10676, 2017 [co-authors: André Almeida, Hugo Figueiredo, João Cerejeira, Miguel Portela, Carla Sá and Pedro Teixeira]

       “Age and opportunities for promotion”, NIPE WP 3/2011, 2011 [co-author: C. Sofia Machado and Miguel Portela]

       “Minimum wage, fringe benefits, overtime payments and the gender wage gap”, IZA Discussion Paper 6370, NIPE WP 34/2010, 2010 [co-authors: Kemal Kızılca, João Cerejeira, Carla Sá and Miguel Portela]

       “The determinants of success in university entrance”, NIMA Working Paper 13, 2001 [co-authors: Anabela Botelho, Lígia Pinto, Miguel Portela and António Silva]

       “The impact of segregation on wage inequality: a look at recruitment and pay policies at the firm level”, NIMA Working Paper 8, 2001

       “Working and studying: what explains youngsters’ decisions?”, Luxembourg Employment Study Working Paper 15, 1999 [co-authors: Carla Sá and Miguel Portela]

Policy Papers

       “Educação e Mercado de Trabalho em Portugal: Retornos e Transições” [“Education and labor market in Portugal: returns and transitions”], POAT/FSE Technical Report, Project 000598402012, 2015 [co-authors: Célio Oliveira, Carla Sá, Sandra Sousa, Pedro Teixeira, Sílvia Sousa and Priscila Ferreira]

       “Emprego e TSU - O impacto no emprego das alterações nas contribuições dos trabalhadores e das empresas” [“Employment and social security contributions: employment impact of a planed reform in the contributions of employers and employees in Portugal”], NIPE PP 01/2012, 2011 [co-authors: Luís Aguiar-Conraria, Fernando Alexandre, Pedro Bação and João Cerejeira]

       “Estudo sobre a Retribuição Mínima Mensal Garantida em Portugal” [“Analysis of the impacts of Minimum Wage Policies in Portugal”], NIPE PP 01/2011, 2011 [co-authors: Anabela Carneiro, Carla Sá, João Cerejeira, José Varejão and Miguel Portela]


 

selected Participation in Conferences and Seminars

       Data Science – Bridging Fundamental Research and Industry, “Asymmetric regional dynamics: from bust to recovery”, with Fernando Alexandre, Nuno Azevedo, Pedro Bação, Gilberto Loureiro, Miguel Portela and Emma Szhao, Universidade do Minho, Braga, Portugal, 2019

       NIPE Research Seminars, “Asymmetric regional dynamics: from bust to recovery”, with Fernando Alexandre, Hélder Costa & Miguel Rodrigues, Universidade do Minho, Braga, Portugal, 2018

       11th Annual Meeting of the Portuguese Economic Journal, “Factors that Influence Student Achievement Gains and Performance Assessment of the Portuguese Public Schools”, with Sandra Sousa and Carla Sá, University de Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro, Vila Real, Portugal, 2017

       Nova SBE, Research Seminars, “Returns to Postgraduate Education in Portugal: Holding on to a Higher Ground?”, with André Almeida, Hugo Figueiredo, João Cerejeira, Miguel Portela, Carla Sá and Pedro Teixeira, Lisboa, Portugal, 2017

       Fórum Estatístico - DGEEC, “Factors that influence student achievement gains and performance assessment of the Portuguese public schools”, with Sandra Sousa and Carla Sá, Direcção-Geral de Estatísticas da Educação e Ciência, Lisboa, Portugal, 2016

       10th Annual Meeting of the Portuguese Economic Journal, “Educational spillovers in Portugal”, with Sandra Sousa and Carla Sá, Universidade de Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal, 2016

       XXII Congresso da Sociedade Portuguesa de Estatística, “Characterization of returns to education in Portugal: 1986 – 2009”, with Sandra Sousa and Carla Sá, U Algarve, Portugal, 2015

       1ª Conferência do Mês da Educação - “A Escola e o desempenho dos alunos”, “Educação e mercado de trabalho em Portugal”, Fundação Francisco Manuel dos Santos, Fórum Lisboa, Portugal, 2015

       4th Linked Employer-Employee data (LEED) Workshop, “Characterization of returns to education in Portugal: 1986 – 2009”, with Sandra Sousa and Carla Sá, Instituto Superior Técnico, Lisbon, Portugal, 2015

       9th Annual Meeting of the Portuguese Economic Journal, “Wage inequality, business strategy and productivity: evidence from Portugal”, work in progress, with Priscila Ferreira, João Cerejeira and Sílvia Sousa, Universidade dos Açores, Açores, Portugal, 2015

       ISCTE - IUL, Research Seminar Series, “Wage inequality, business strategy and productivity: evidence from Portugal”, work in progress, with Priscila Ferreira, João Cerejeira and Sílvia Sousa, Lisbon, Portugal, 2015

       4th International Workshop “Sharing Best Practices in R&D and Education Statistics”, Lisbon, Portugal, 2013

       Bank of Portugal Conference on “Program Evaluation, Minimum Wage, and Firms Financing and the Labour Market”, discussant of ‘Minimum Wage Policies papers’, Óbidos, Portugal, 2013

       3rd International Workshop “Sharing Best Practices in R&D and Education Statistics”, Lisbon, Portugal, 2012

       2nd International Workshop on the Socio-Economics of Aging, ISEG, Lisbon, Portugal, 2011

       International Labour Organization Conference on “Regulating for Decent Work: Regulating for a Fair Recovery”, Geneve, Switzerland, 2011

       IAB Conference “Increasing Labor Market Flexibility: Boon or Bane?”, Nuremberg, Germany, 2011

       Conference “10 Years of the Euro: Adjustment in Capital and Labour Markets”, Braga, Portugal, 2009

       LoWER Workshop on Mobility, Annecy , France, 2006

       Conference on “Analysis of Firms and Employees (CAFE)”, Nuremberg, Germany, 2006

       Second Network Workshop of the RTN “Economics of Education and Education Policy in Europe”, Uppsala, Sweden, 2005

       European Economic Association and Econometric Society, Madrid, Spain, 2004

       IXth Spring Meeting of Young Economists, Warsaw, Poland, 2004

       CEMFI, Madrid, Spain, 2003

       Tinbergen Institute, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 2003

       Eleventh Annual Conference of the European Association of Labour Economists, Regensburg, Germany, 1999

Refereeing activities

Annals of Public and Cooperative Economics, British Journal of Industrial Relations, Economics Bulletin, Economics of Education Review, Economic Journal, European Sociological Review, Evidence-based HRM, International Journal of Manpower, Journal of the European Economic Association, Journal of Economic Growth, Journal of Human Capital, Journal of Labor Economics, Labour Economics, Notas Económicas, Portuguese Economic Journal, Quantitative Economics, Research in Labor Economics, Regional Studies, Scandinavian Journal of Economics, Spatial Economic Analysis, Studies in Higher Education, The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis and Policy, The Manchester School, World Development

other academic activities

       Evaluation of research projects funded by the Portuguese National Science Foundation (FCT): Coordinator and Evaluator of final project reports in Business and Economics, 2019 – ongoing

       Member of the evaluation panel for PhD Scholarships – ‘Concurso de Bolsas 2018’ – funded by the Portuguese National Science Foundation (FCT), 2018

       Evaluation of research projects funded by Fundação Francisco Manuel dos Santos, 2015 & 2016

       Evaluation of research projects funded by the Portuguese National Science Foundation (FCT): Coordinator and Evaluator of final project reports in Business and Economics, 2014 – 2015

       Member of the Working Group “Projeto piloto transferência do conhecimento”, Secretaria de Estado do Ensino Superior, Ministério da Educação e da Ciência, 2014 – 2015

Awards and scholarships

       Praise by the Secretary of State of Higher Education, Ministry of Education and Science, for participating in the Working Group “Projeto piloto transferência do conhecimento”, 2015

       Research Prize, EEG / U Minho, Portugal, for the paper “Returns to the tenure or seniority?”, I. Sebastian Buhai, Miguel A. Portela, Coen N. Teulings, Aico Van Vuuren, Econometrica, 2014

       Best Teacher Award, EEG / U Minho, Portugal, 2011

       PhD Scholarship SFRH/BD/5114/2001 (Sep 2001 – Jan 2006), Portuguese Ministry of Science and Technology (FCT)

Principal Investigator in Funded Research Projects

       “It's All About Productivity: contributions to the understanding of the sluggish performance of the Portuguese economy”, PTDC/EGE-ECO/29822/2017, Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia, October 2018 – September 2021 [coordinators: Fernando Alexandre and Miguel Portela]

       “Ensino superior: benefícios económicos e não económicos”, Projeto do Centro de Investigação de Políticas de Ensino Superior (CIPES), financiado pela Fundação Francisco Manuel dos Santos, September 2015 – August 2017 [team, Carla Sá, Hugo Figueiredo, João Cerejeira and Miguel Portela]

       “Educação em Portugal”, Projeto nº 598 40 2012, PO Assistência Técnica FSE (QREN), December 2012 – December 2014

       “Economics and Education in Portugal: why and for whom?”, PTDC/EGE-ECO/122126/2010, Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia, January 2012 – July 2015

Participation in Funded Research Projects

       “S4F – Skills for the Future? The Value and Effectiveness of Competency-Based Higher Education”, PTDC/CED-EDG/29726/2017, Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia, September 2018 – August 2021

        “ATENA, Saber para intervir: observatório para a educação”, coordinated by Pedro Teixeira, Projeto do Centro de Investigação de Políticas de Ensino Superior (CIPES), funded by Fundação Belmiro de Azevedo, November 2016 – October 2019, consortium of research units CIPES, CIIE, NIPE, GOVCOPP and INESC TEC [Minho team, Carla Sá, João Cerejeira and Miguel Portela]

       “Financial Literacy”, led by Rob Alessie, University of Groningen (the Netherlands), and Annamaria Lusardi, George Washington University School of Business (USA), and Financial Literacy Center and the Global Center for Financial Literacy. Funded by the European Investment Bank, January 2013 – December 2015

       “Political business cycles and economic voting”, PTDC/EGE-ECO/118501/2010, Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia, January 2012 – December 2013

       “Private versus public ownership: implications for the labour market”, PTDC/ EGE-ECO/102914/2008, Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia, January 2010 – December 2011

       “The impact of the minimum wage: going three steps further”, PTDC/ ECO/74047/2006, Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia, January 2008 – December 2009

       “The demand for university degrees and the transition from the university to the labour market”, PRAXIS/C/ECO/13014/1998, Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia, PRAXIS XXI, September 1999 – August 2001

       “Inequality in the Portuguese labour market”, Conselho de Reitores das Universidades Portuguesas: Acções Integradas Luso-Espanholas, Acção nº E-36/98, January 1998 – December 1998

MAIN TEACHING ACTIVITY

Graduate

“Topics in Econometrics: IV, GMM, ML, Panel Data and Discrete Choice models” and “Labour economics and Economics of Education” – PhD in Economics

“Econometrics” and “Labour Economics” – Master in Economics

“Applied Econometrics” – Master in Economics & Master in Finance

Undergraduate

“Intermediate Econometrics”, “Introductory Economics”, “Labour Economics”, “Mathematics”, “Statistics” – Undergraduate degrees in Economics, International Business, International Relations, Law, Sociology


 

Supervision of PH.d. thesEs

        Cátia Cerqueira, “Portuguese firms’ productivity: management, workers and technology”, PhD in Economics, Universidade do Minho, Portugal, on-going [Co-supervision: Fernando Alexandre]

        Hélder Costa, “Labour market institutions and productivity”, PhD in Economics, Universidade do Minho, Portugal, on-going [Co-supervision: Fernando Alexandre]

        João Martins, “E-gov and the ease of doing business”, PhD in Economics, Universidade do Minho, Portugal, on-going [Co-supervision: Linda Veiga]

        Lígia Portovedo, “Investir em pessoas compensa?”, PhD in Applied Psychology, Universidade do Minho, Portugal, on-going [Co-supervision: Ana Veloso]

1.      Kayode Taiwo, “Fiscal Decentralisation, Intergovernmental Transfers, and Human Development”, PhD in Economics, Universidade do Minho, Portugal, 2020 [Co-supervision: Linda Veiga]

2.      Samer Hamati, “Economic growth in post conflict countries”, PhD in Economics, Universidade do Minho, Portugal, 2019 [Co-supervision: Francisco Veiga]

3.      Sandra Sousa, “Four essays in Economics of Education”, PhD in Economics, Universidade do Minho, Portugal, 2016 [Co-supervision: Carla Sá]

4.      Cândida Sofia, “Population aging and the labor market”, PhD in Economics, Universidade do Minho, Portugal, 2010 [Co-supervision: Ana Rute Cardoso]

Supervision of master’s theses

        Joana Vilaça Silva, “The Impact of Refugees in the European Labour Market: are they going to save us or doom us?”, Master in International Business, Universidade do Porto, Portugal, submitted [Co-supervision: Raquel Meneses]

1.      Vinícius Gobetti, “Adjustment in banks’ capital ratios and access to credit by SMEs in the Portuguese economy”, Master in Economics, Universidade do Minho, Portugal, 2020 [Co-supervision: Fernando Alexandre]

2.      Lucian Cristian Lipciuc, “The Rise of Zombie Firms and the Slow Recovery of the Portuguese Economy”, Master in Economics, Universidade do Minho, Portugal, 2020 [Co-supervision: Fernando Alexandre]

3.      João Afonso Pereira Pita, “Fear the walking dead: the epidemic of zombie firms in Portugal”, Master in Economics, Universidade do Minho, Portugal, 2020 [Co-supervision: Fernando Alexandre]

4.      Lendina de Castro Fernandes, “Discriminação salarial entre nativos e imigrantes: Evidências empíricas em Portugal”, Master in Industrial and Firm Economics, Universidade do Minho, Portugal, 2020 [Co-supervision: Carla Sá]

5.      Marcos Luísa Fernando, “Investimento Direto Estrangeiro e Crescimento Economico”, Master in Industrial and Firm Economics, Universidade do Minho, Portugal, 2019 [Co-supervision: Fernando Alexandre]

6.      Ana Raquel Martins da Silva, “Efeito da educação dos pais no desempenho dos filhos”, Master in Economics, Universidade do Minho, Portugal, 2019 [Co-supervision: Carla Sá]

7.      Ana Catarina Pimenta, “Efeitos da composição da turma no desempenho dos alunos do ensino secundário”, Master in Economics, Universidade do Minho, Portugal, 2019 [Co-supervision: Carla Sá]

8.      Catarina Azevedo, “O impacto do nível de escolarização dos administradores no desempenho das empresas”, Master in Economics, Universidade do Minho, Portugal, 2019 [Co-supervision: Carla Sá]

9.      Daniel Malhadas, “Prediction of a Company’s Financial Evolution with Machine Learning Techniques”, Master in Computer Science, Universidade do Minho, Portugal, 2018 [Co-supervision: Paulo Novais]

10.  Beatriz Fernandes, “Retornos da Educação – Analisando Indicadores Económicos e Não Económicos ”, Master in Economics, Universidade do Minho, Portugal, 2018 [Co-supervision: Carla Sá]

11.  Miguel Araújo, “Flexibilidade no mercado de trabalho: uma análise das reformas laborais recentes”, Master in Economics, Universidade do Minho, Portugal, 2018 [Co-supervision: João Cerejeira]

12.  Rui Poças, “Export Sophistication and quality: crossing the two measures”, Master in International Business, Universidade do Minho, Portugal, 2018 [Co-supervision: Manuel Caldeira Cabral]

13.  Windy Noro, “Women in the labour market: sticky floor and glass ceiling”, Master in Economics, Universidade do Minho, Portugal, 2017 [Co-supervision: Luís Aguiar-Conraria]

14.  Regina Gonçalves, “Descentralização e desempenho escolar no 1º ciclo do ensino básico: o caso dos municípios portugues”, Master in Economics, Universidade do Minho, Portugal, 2016 [Co-supervision: Linda Veiga]

15.  Ana Sofia Fernandes, “Longevidade e poupança”, Master in Economics, Universidade do Minho, Portugal, 2015

16.  Mariana Marinho, “Determinantes da poupança: o papel da Segurança Social”, Master in Economics, Universidade do Minho, Portugal, 2014 [Co-supervision: Carla Sá]

17.  Pedro Gonçalves, “Investigação sobre a existência da prática de concluio no sector dos combustíveis em Portugal”, Master in Banking, Monetary and Financial Economics, Universidade do Minho, Portugal, 2013 [Co-supervision: Rosa Branca Esteves]

18.  Neide Dias, “Modelização da previsão do consumo retalhista: qual a contribuição dos stocks para o resultado da empresa?”, Master in Industrial and Firm Economics, Universidade do Minho, Portugal, 2013 [Co-supervision: Carlos Costa]

19.  Joana Barbosa, “Impacto do capital humano na sobrevivência das empresas”, Master in Industrial and Firm Economics, Universidade do Minho, Portugal, 2013 [Co-supervision: Ana Paula Faria]

20.  Hélia Silva, “Strategic interaction in local fiscal policy: evidence from Portuguese municipalities”, Master in Economics, Universidade do Minho, Portugal, 2009 [Co-supervision: Linda Veiga]

Organisation of Conferences and Workshops

        6th Linked Employer-Employee Data (LEED) Workshop, Universidade do Minho, Braga, Portugal, October 3 – 4, 2019

        8th Annual Meeting of the Portuguese Economic Journal, Universidade do Minho, Braga, Portugal, July 4 – 5, 2014

        European Society for Population Economics (ESPE) Annual Conference, Universidade do Minho, Braga, Portugal, June 18 – 21, 2014

        EEG Research Day, Universidade do Minho, Braga, Portugal, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 & 2018 [co-organizers: Ana Paula Brandão, Emília Fernandes, Gilberto Loureiro, Lurdes Martins, Marieta Valente, Miguel Portela and Miguel Rodrigues]

        Conference “1986-2010: the Portuguese Economy in the European Union”, Fundação de Serralves, Porto, Portugal, July 4 – 5, 2012 [Project coordinator: Fernando Alexandre, NIPE, U Minho together with CEF.UP, U Porto, GEMF, U Coimbra, ICS, U Lisboa]

        Workshop “Economic analysis using linked employer and employee data: bringing together theory and empirics”, Universiade do Porto, Porto, Portugal, June 16 – 17, 2011

        Workshop “2010 Portuguese Stata Users Group Meeting”, Universidade do Minho, Braga, Portugal, September 17, 2010

        Workshop “Measurement and Evaluation of Academic Research Performance: Policy Implications”, Universidade do Minho, Braga, Portugal, June 21, 2010

        Workshop “Economic Analysis Using Linked Employer and Employee Data”, Universidade do Minho, Braga, Portugal, September 18, 2009

        Conference “10 years of the Euro: Adjustment in Capital and Labour Markets”, organised by NIPE, Universidade do Minho, Braga, Portugal, 7 – 8 May, 2009

        Workshop “Quadros de Pessoal e investigação em economia”, Universidade do Minho, Braga, Portugal, September 15, 2006

        PhD Weekly Lunch Seminars in Tinbergen Institute Amsterdam, Sep 2003 - Dec 2004 [Co-organizer: Sebastian Buhai]

        Conference “Combining work, home and education”, organised by LoWER (Low Wage Employment Research Network) and NIMA, Universidade do Minho, Braga, Portugal, October 26 – 27, 2001

        3rd Conference of the Portuguese Society for Research in Economics, Universidade do Minho, Braga, Portugal, June 22 – 23, 1998

Organisation of Summer Schools

        “Discrete choice models for cross section and panel data”, William Greene, 10th NIPE Summer School, Minho University, Portugal, June 26 – June 28, 2013 (with João Cerejeira and Sílvia Sousa)

        “The Science and Art of DSGE Modelling: A Course on Model Construction, Calibration, Estimation and Policy Analysis”, Paul Levine and Bo Yang, 9th NIPE Summer School, Minho University, Portugal, June 20 – June 22, 2012 (with Sílvia Sousa)

        “Empirical Strategies”, Joshua Angrist, 6th NIPE Summer School, Minho University, Portugal, June 29 – July 2, 2009 (with João Cerejeira)

        “Topics in Program Evaluation”, Jeffrey M. Wooldridge, 3rd NIPE Summer School, Minho University, Portugal, 29 – 30 June, 2006

Teaching, SHORT COURSES

        “Workshop on Econometris & Stata”, Banco de Portugal, Lisbon, Portugal, 2016, 2017 & 2019 [with Paulo Guimarães]

        “Econometrics Winter School using Stata”, FEP / U Porto, Porto, Portugal, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016,  2017,  2018, 2019 & 2020 [with Anabela Carneiro, João Cerejeira, José Varejão, Miguel Portela and Paulo Guimarães]

        “Summer School in Data Analysis”, UMinho Exec, EEG / U Minho, Braga, Portugal, 2015, 2016, 2017 & 2018 [with Cristina Amado, João Cerejeira, Luís Aguiar-Conraria, Maria Joana Soares, Nelson Areal and Priscila Ferreira]

        “Introduction to Stata: an application to data analysis and linear regression”, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 & 2020, EEGenerating Skills / U Minho, Braga, Portugal

        “Workshop on Causality & Advanced Stata”, 2015 & 2016, EEGenerating Skills / U Minho, Braga, Portugal

        “Regression Analysis & Causality using Stata”, Cass Business School, London, UK, 2016 [with João Cerejeira]

        “Workshop in Applied Econometrics”, Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económicas (CIDE), Aguascalientes, México, 2015 [with João Cerejeira]

        “Data management, regression, panel data analysis and research output using Stata”, Cass Business School, London, UK, 2012, 2013, 2015 & 2016; The Business School, University of Exeter, Exeter, UK, 2012; Universidade do Minho, Braga, Portugal, 2011; ISEG/U Técnica de Lisboa, Lisbon, Portugal, 2012, 2013 & 2014, Banco de Nacional de Angola, Luanda, Angola, 2013 [with João Cerejeira]

        Workshop on “Introduction to Stata”, 13ª Conferência Nacional de Economia da Saúde, U Minho, Braga, Portugal, 2013

reports on UNIVERSITY ACTIVITIES

        Unemployment among Minho University’s graduates”, for Universidade do Minho, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 & 2017 (with Carla Sá, João Cerejeira, Elisabete Pacheco and Isabel Santos)

Consultancy work

        Technical consultant of the micro databases research infrastructure BPLim (Laboratório de Investigação em Microdados), Economics and Research Department, Banco de Portugal, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 & 2019

        Descentralização e Desconcentração dos Organismos do Estado”, for Associação Comercial do Porto, 2018 (Coordinated by Fernando Alexandre)

        iAPEX: Instrumento de Apoio às Exportações”, for Ministério da Economia, 2018 (Coordinated with João Cerejeira, Team includes, Artur Rodrigues, Jorge Cerdeira and Nelson Areal)

        Investimento Empresarial em Portugal: Diagnóstico e Soluções Possíveis”, for Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian, 2017 (Coordinated by Fernando Alexandre, with Pedro Bação. Carlos Carreira, João Cerejeira, Gilberto Loureiro and António Martins)

         Poupança e financiamento da economia portuguesa”, for Associação Portuguesa de Seguradores, 2016 (Coordinated by Fernando Alexandre, with Pedro Bação and Luís Aguiar-Conraria)

        External Collaboration Contract on “Empirical estimates for the causal relation between financialization and wage shares”, for International Labour Organization (ILO), 2016 (with Carla Sá, João Cerejeira and Priscila Ferreira)

        Technical advise for the product “Bloom Retail Analytics”, for Q-Better, 2016 -- 2018 (with Nelson Areal)

        Report on “The Portuguese Biotechnology Industry: Firms, Labour Market and Innovation Indicators”, for Associação Portuguesa de BioIndústria, 2016 (with João Cerejeira and Elisabete Sá)

        Technical advise for the report “As empresas mais atrativas de Portugal: connecting the dots with young talent”, by Spark agency, 2015 & 2016 & 2017 (with João Cerejeira and Joaquim Silva)

        Member of the Working Group ‘PORDATA 20-20’, Fundação Francisco Manuel dos Santos, 2015 (with Jorge Camões, Mário Centeno, Ricardo Costa and Rita Espanha)

        Report on “Private security activities in Portugal”, for Ministério da Administração Interna, 2013 (updated in 2014) (with João Cerejeira)

        External Collaboration Contract for proof-reading and quality control of econometric material referent to the Global Wage Report, for International Labour Organization (ILO), 2013 (with João Cerejeira)

        Economic and Social Impacts of the Guimarães 2012, European Capital of Culture”, for Fundação Cidade de Guimarães, 2013 (Coordinated by Fernando Alexandre, Francisco Carballo-Cruz and João Cerejeira)

        The Impact of the Microsoft Ecosystem in the Portuguese Economy”, for Microsoft Portugal, 2013 (Coordinated by Fernando Alexandre, with João Cerejeira)

        Savings in Portugal”, for Associação Portuguesa de Seguradores, 2011 (Coordinated by Fernando Alexandre, with Pedro Bação and Luís Aguiar-Conraria)

        Analysis of the impacts of Minimum Wage Policies in Portugal”, for Ministério da Economia e do Emprego, 2011 (& update in 2012) (with Anabela Carneiro, Carla Sá, João Cerejeira and José Varejão)

        Report on “Evaluation of the Economic Impact of the Secondary School Modernization Programme”, for Parque Escolar, E.P.E., 2010 (Coordinated by Francisco José Veiga, with Francisco Carballo-Cruz, João Cerejeira, Miguel Lebre de Freitas, Rui Nuno Baleiras and Sílvia Sousa)

        Report on “The Flows and Wages of Over- and Under-Educated Workers in Portugal in the Period 1995 – 2005”, for Gabinete de Estudos e Planeamento do Ministério do Trabalho e da Solidariedade Social (GEP/MTSS), 2007 (with Carla Sá, Fernando Alexandre and João Cerejeira)

        Report on “The Demand for Graduate Studies in Instituto Politécnico da Guarda – Schooling Years 2003  – 2004 to 2006  – 2007”, for Escola Superior de Educação do Instituto Politécnico da Guarda, 2007 (with Carla Sá and Fernando Alexandre)

 

 

 

 
     

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