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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Monday, 11 March, 2019

Teresa Carvalho and Ana Isabel Melo have presented the paper "Teaching and Research Balance in Portuguese Academia: Is it Still Possible to Differentiate between Teaching and Research Institutions?...

Saturday, 05 January, 2019

CIPES researcher Diana Dias has just published the book "Psicologia da Aprendizagem. Paradigmas, Motivações e Dificuldades" [Learning Psychology: Paradigms, Motivations and Difficulties] (Sílabo Ed...


Tuesday, 07 May, 2019
The EAIR 41st Annual Forum will take place at the University of Leiden, the Netherlands, on August 25-28, 2019. The topic of the conference is "Responsibility of Higher Education Systems: What? Why? H...
Tuesday, 07 May, 2019
The 32nd CHER conference will take place at the University of Kassel, August 28-30, and will be organised by INCHER-Kassel. The topic of the conference is "Theories and Methods in Higher Education Re...