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Priscila Ferreira
Ph.D in Economics (University of Essex)
Department of Economics
  Assistant Professor
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Priscila Ferreira is Assistant Professor of Economics at the University of Minho. She completed her Ph.D. in Economics at the University of Essex (ISER), UK, in 2009; and her research interests are in the field of labour economics, in particular, and applied microeconomics and microeconometrics, in general. She is currently member of the Executive Committee of the European Society for Population Economics and research affiliate at the Centre for Research in Economics and Management.
In the past, she was director of the Applied Microeconomics Research Unit (UoMinho) and Deputy Director of the Department of Economics (UoMinho).
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 in 2020 received an Honourable Mention in the 2019 António Dornelas Prize awarded by the Portuguese Ministry of Labour, Solidarity and Social Security.
Labour economics
Applied microeconomics
Applied microeconometrics
Selected publications
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
Calculus for Economics and Management
Labour Economics
International Banking Instruments
Project and Transferable Skills
Topics in Economic Analysis
Topics in Financial Economics