University of Nottingham - School of Economics
IZA and University of Porto (School of Economics and Management)
My current research focus on Higher Education Systems and its drivers of inequality. I study how universities can improve their selection of students. In the pipeline, I have other projects in the area of applied microeconomics, which expand the work on HE . My Research Interests are: Economics of Education, Applied Theory, Labour Economics, Microeconomics.
Pedro Luis Silva is a Post-Doctoral Fellow at the Centre for Research in Higher Education Policies (CIPES), and an Invited Assistant Professor at the School of Economics and Management (FEP) at the University of Porto. He is also a research affiliate with IZA Institute of Labour Economics.
He received his Ph.D. in economics in 2021 at the University of Nottingham, UK, with the thesis entitled “Essays on the Economics of Higher Education”. He was a visinting student at the IAE-CSIC in Barcelona. He completed his first degree in economics and his Masters at the Nova School of Business and Economics in Lisbon.
Pedro’s research focuses on labour economics and applied microeconometrics, particularly education economics. His work has focused on higher education on different dimensions, such as high school grade inflation, college admission, diversification on the university entrance criteria, and student performance.
Social and Economic concerns