Hugo de Almeida Vilares

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Research agenda

My research agenda aims at understanding the role of institutions, structural change, and individual worker and/or firm heterogeneity in explaining the outcomes and dynamics in the labour market, resorting to both a structural and empirically applied perspectives.

Current research questions

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

  • The role of institutions in shaping labour market outcomes.

  • How wages are defined.

  • How much workers worth in the market.

  • Impact of technological change in the Labour Market.


London School of Economics and Political ScienceThe Centre for Economic Performance

Primary fields

Labour Economics

Secondary fields

Applied Microeconometrics, Macroeconomics, Public Economics, Industrial Organization


PhD in Economics, LSE, 2021MRes in Economics, LSE, 2017MSc in Economics, Nova SBE, 2013BSc in Economics, Nova SBE, 2011


Stephen Machin



The Centre for Economic Performance

Room 2.01, 32 Lincoln’s Inn Fields

Houghton Street

London WC2A 2AE

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