Hugo de Almeida Vilares

Assistant Professor in Economics

Academic & Social Media


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.


17 Nov 22

New discussion paper at CEP.

1 Sep 22

I am delighted to announce that I will serve as Assistant Professor in Economics at University of Porto.

Upcoming Events

  • To be announced



Labour Economics MicroeconometricsMacroeconomicsUrban Economics




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