Hugo Figueiredo

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Doctoral Degree
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PhD in Management Sciences
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Manchester Business School
Assistant Lecturer, Department of Economics, Management, Industrial Engineering and Tourism, University of Aveiro
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Hugo's research interests are in the areas of i) economics of (higher) education; ii) labour and personnel economics; and iii) inequality and equal opportunities. His recent academic work covers four main areas: i) trends in the returns to higher education and inequality among graduates following the massification of higher education; ii) new challenges facing HE institutions as a result of such massification (the sustainability of binary higher education systems, the promotion of graduates’ employability, the decrease of drop-out rates, the establishment of links with industry and external actors); iii) trends and determinants of the gender pay gap; iv) structural change and changes in the demand for higher education skills and competences.
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Hugo Figueiredo is an economist (Faculty of Economics, University of Porto, 2000) with a PhD from the Manchester Business School, University of Manchester (2009). He is currently a lecturer at the Department of Economics, Management, Industrial Engineering and Tourism at the University of Aveiro, a full researcher at CIPES - Centre for Research in Higher Education Policies and an external researcher at GOVCOPP. He is also a Global Labour Organisation fellow.
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Social and Economic concerns
Education, Training
Economic aspects
Employment issues
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Thursday, 25 October, 2018
Our visiting researcher Venkat Prakash presented yesterday, at the School of Engineering, Plymouth University, UK, his doctoral thesis entitled "Motivation to Conduct Research in a Rapidly Evolving Academic Environment: Study of Coimbatore’s Engineer...
Tuesday, 19 June, 2018

CIPES received FCT funding for the next three years to carry out the Know-Best project: Partnerships in Knowledge production: Beliefs, Strategies and Tensions.

The project (No. 29427 FCT) aims to assess the impact of the European Union's po...


Saturday, 07 April, 2018

Call for Proposals
Eair 40th Annual Forum Budapest 2018
26-29 August 2018
Competition, Cooperation and Complementarity in Higher Education

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Saturday, 07 April, 2018

Call for Proposals
CHER 31st Annual Conference
Differentiation and Integration in Higher Education: Patterns and Dynamics
National Research University Higher School of Economics