Hugo de Almeida Vilares

Assistant Professor in Economics

I am a labour economist working both from a structural and reduced form perspectives on understanding how labour market institutions influence its outcomes and dynamics; and on quantifying the impact of labour and urban policies considering the mechanisms by which they alter outcomes.

Current topics

  • The institutional framework of the market and its influence on labour market outcomes and dynamics.

  • The impact of labour market policies in shaping labour market outcomes.

  • How wages are defined.

  • Workers' worth in the market.

  • Impact of technological change in the Labour Market.

  • How transport innovations impact property values.

Current Affiliations

Primary fields

Labour Economics

Secondary fields

Applied MicroeconometricsUrban EconomicsMacroeconomics


PhD Economics, LSE

MRes Economics, LSE

MSc Economics, Nova SBE

BSc Economics, Nova SBE



FEP - Faculdade de EconomiaUniversidade do PortoRua Dr. Roberto Frias4200-464 Porto, Portugal

Upcoming Talks


1 Jul 22

I will be serving as Assistant Professor at the School of Economics and Management of University of Porto from September 2022.

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