University of Minho, Portugal
IZA World of Labor role
Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, School of Economics and Management, University of Minho, and Director of the Applied Microeconomics Research Unit (NIMA), Portugal
Labour economics, applied microeconomics and microeconometrics
PhD Economics, University of Essex, 2009
“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).
“Measuring match quality using subjective data.” Economics Letters 113:3 (2011): 304–306 (with M. Taylor).
“The dynamics of job creation and destruction for University graduates: Why a rising unemployment rate can be misleading.” Applied Economics 41:19 (2009): 2513–2521 (with A. R. Cardoso).
Increased competition affects the pay incentives firms provide to their managers and may also affect overall pay structuresPriscila Ferreira, January 2015Deregulation 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 may be informative for policy purposes.MoreLess