University of Minho, Portugal
IZA World of Labor role
Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, School of Economics and Management, University of Minho, Portugal, and member of the Executive Committee of the European Society for Population Economics
Labour economics, applied microeconomics and microeconometrics
PhD Economics, University of Essex, 2009
"Product market competition and gender discrimination." Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization (Forthcoming) (with D. Cooke and A. P. Fernandes).
"The effect of competition on executive compensation and incentives: Evidence from a quasi-natural experiment." Journal of Human Resources 53:3 (2018): 783–824 (with A. P. Fernandes and L. A. Winters).
"Financing constraints and fixed term employment contracts: Evidence from the 2008–9 Financial Crisis." European Economic Review 92 (2017): 215–238 (with A. P. Fernandes).
“Firm entry deregulation, competition and returns to education and skill.” European Economic Review 70 (2014): 210–230 (with A. P. Fernandes and L. A. Winters).
Increased competition affects the pay incentives firms provide to their managers and may also affect overall pay structuresPriscila Ferreira, February 2019Deregulation and managerial compensation are two important topics on the political and academic agenda. The former has been a significant policy recommendation in light of the negative effects associated with overly restrictive regulation on markets and the economy. The latter relates to the sharp increase in top executives’ pay and the nature of the link between pay and performance. To the extent that product-market competition can affect the incentive schemes offered by firms to their executives, the analysis of the effects of competition on the structure of compensation can be informative for policy purposes.MoreLess