Priscila Ferreira is Assistant Professor of Economics at the University of Minho, Portugal. She is a labour economist and her current research focusses on the effects of (i) economic crises, and of (ii) firm-entry deregulation on labour market outcomes.
She is member of the Executive Committee of the European Society for Population Economics; member of the Working Group on Labour Market Statistics (Superior Council of Statistics), deputy Director of the Department of Economics, and research affiliate at Centre for Research in Economics and Management (NIPE).
In 2018 she was awarded the Prize "Competition in Markets" by the Portuguese Ministry of Economics and Associação Mutualista Montepio; in 2019 she won the Prize for the best paper of the Department of Economics; and received Honourable Mentions in the 2019 and 2020 António Dornelas Prizes awarded by the Portuguese Ministry of Labour, Solidarity and Social Security. She has published in journals such as the Journal of Human Resources, European Economic Review, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, and the British Journal of Management, amongst others.
Cooke, D., Fernandes, A. P., & Ferreira, P. (2019). Product market competition and gender discrimination. Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 157, 496–522. DOI
Ferreira, P., Fernandes, A. P., & Winters, L. A. (2018). The effect of competition on executive compensation and incentives: Evidence from a quasi-natural experiment. Journal of Human Resources, 53(3), 783–824. DOI
Fernandes, A. P., & Ferreira, P. (2017). Financing constraints and fixed-term employment: Evidence from the 2008-9 financial crisis. European Economic Review, 92, 215–238. DOI
Fernandes, A. P., Ferreira, P., & Winters, L. A. (2014). Firm entry deregulation, competition and returns to education and skill. European Economic Review, 70, 210–230. DOI
Ferreira, P., & Taylor, M. P. (2011). Measuring match quality using subjective data. Economics Letters, 113(3), 304–306. DOI
Analysis of Economic and Business Data
Calculus for Economics and Management
International Banking Instruments
Topics in Advanced in Labour Economics
Topics in Economic Analysis