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Miguel Portela
Ph.D in Economics (University of Amsterdam)
Department of Economics
  Associate Professor with Habilitation
   253601910 , 253 604 584
Miguel Portela is a PhD in Economics by Tinbergen Institute/University of Amsterdam, 2007. He is currently Associate Professor with Habilitation at Universidade do Minho, and Director of its Doctoral Programme in Economics. He is also affiliated with NIPE / U Minho, CIPES / U Porto and IZA, Bonn. He has an ongoing collaboration with the Bank of Portugal. His research interests' lie in the areas of labour economics, economics of education and applied econometrics. He has been published in Econometrica, Scandinavian Journal of Economics and Regional Studies and Studies. He has on-going research collaborations across different countries, leads and integrates research teams working in financed projects and has written policy oriented reports on Minimum Wage, Education and Employment on the Portuguese labour market. He has also consultancy experience, both for private as well as public institutions, including Microsoft, Associação Portuguesa de Seguradores, Ministério da Economia and ILO (International Labour Organization).
Labour economics; Economics of Education and Applied Econometrics
Selected publications
Alexandre, F., Bação, P., Cerejeira, J., & Portela, M. (2017). Exchange Rates, Employment and Labour Market Rigidity. World Economy, 40(5), 993–1011. DOI
Costa, H., Veiga, L. G., & Portela, M. (2015). Interactions in Local Governments' Spending Decisions: Evidence from Portugal. Regional Studies, 49(9), 1441–1456. DOI
Buhai, I. S., Portela, M. A., Teulings, C. N., Teulings, C. N., & van Vuuren, A. (2014). Returns to tenure or seniority? Econometrica, 82(2), 705–730. DOI
Portela, M. A., Alessie, R. J. M., & Teulings, C. N. (2010). Measurement Error in Education and Growth Regressions. Scandinavian Journal of Economics, 112(3), 618–639. DOI
Cardoso, A. R., & Portela, M. A. (2009). Micro foundations for wage flexibility: Wage insurance at the firm level. Scandinavian Journal of Economics, 111(1), 29–50. DOI
Computational Methods Applied to Economics
Economics Seminars