Pedro G. Lima is currently a Ph.D student of Economics in University of Porto (FEP) with a Ph.D. Individual Grant from FCT (SFRH/BD/135911/2018) and has also been an Invited Assistant Professor at the same institution, teaching courses to the Bachelor in Economics such as Macroconomics II. Currently his main interests are the relationship between inequality and growth both at empirical and theoretical level which are the main topics of his ongoing Dissertation, being supervised by Professors Sandra T. Silva and Óscar Afonso. He is also interested in topics such as the Directed Technical Change, the Skill Premium, the Labor Share and other topics that have resulted in other submitted articles that are currently under revision. Prior to his enrollment in the Ph.D., he completed the Bachelor in Economics at University of Aveiro in 2014 with a final grade of 17 and the Master in Economics and Business Administration in 2017 with a final grade of 17 and a grade of 19 on his Thesis entitled "Fama-French models application to the Analysis of FTSE4GOOD, MSCI ESG and STOXX ESG Indices: Do SRI Indices have biases?" which was supervised by professor Abel Fernandes. He also has a degree on piano granted by the Conservatory of Aveiro.

Personal identification

Full name
Pedro Gil Gonçalves Lima

Citation names

  • Lima, Pedro G.

Author identifiers

Ciência ID

Knowledge fields

  • Social Sciences - Economics and Business - Economics


Language Speaking Reading Writing Listening Peer-review
Portuguese (Mother tongue)
English Proficiency (C2) Proficiency (C2) Proficiency (C2) Proficiency (C2) Intermediate (B1)
German Elementary (A2) Elementary (A2) Elementary (A2) Elementary (A2) Beginner (A1)
Degree Classification
2018/09/17 - 2022/10
Economia (Doutoramento)
Universidade do Porto Faculdade de Economia, Portugal
"The Transmission Channels between Inequality and Growth" (THESIS/DISSERTATION)
18 (school year)
2015/09 - 2017/11/08
Economia e Administração de Empresas (Mestrado)
Universidade do Porto Faculdade de Economia, Portugal
"Fama French models application to the analysis of FTSE4GOOD, MSCI ESG and STOXX ESG Indices: Do SRI Indices have biases?" (THESIS/DISSERTATION)
2011 - 2014
Economia (Licenciatura)
Universidade de Aveiro, Portugal
2010 - 2014
Curso Secundário de Música, Variante Instrumento - Piano (Ensino secundário)
Conservatory of Music Calouste Gulbenkian, Portugal

Teaching in Higher Education

Host institution
2020/01/02 - Current Invited Assistant Professor (University Teacher) Universidade do Porto Faculdade de Economia, Portugal
Universidade do Porto Faculdade de Economia, Portugal


Host institution
2017/09/27 - 2018/06/30 Math Teacher - High School Level SMART STUDY Unipessoal Lda., Portugal


Designation Funders
2018 - Current Essays on the Transmission Channels between Inequality and Growth
PhD Student Fellow
Centro de Economia e Finanças, Portugal
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia


Journal article
  1. Óscar João Atanázio Afonso; Lima, Pedro G.; Neves Sequeira, Tiago. "The effects of automation and lobbying in wage inequality: A Directed Technical Change approach with routine and non-routine tasks". Journal of Evolutionary Economics (2023):
  2. Afonso, Oscar; Lima, Pedro G.. "Effects of Monetary Policy on the Skill Premium and the Growth rate in a Directed Technical Change model with heterogeneous Cash-in-Advance constraints". International Journal of Finance and Economics (2022):
  3. Óscar João Atanázio Afonso; Bandeira, Ana Maria Alves; Lima, Pedro G.. "Growth and welfare effects of corruption penalty". Economic Systems (2021):
  4. Afonso, Óscar; Lima, Pedro G.. "A non-scale-directed technical change model with endogenous labor share". Applied Economics 52 59 (2020): 6416-6431. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00036846.2020.1795073.
Working paper
  1. Lima, Pedro G.; Pedro Teixeira; Sandra Maria Tavares da Silva. 2021. "Major Streams in the Economics of Inequality: A Qualitative and Quantitative Analysis of the Literature since 1950s". Working Paper. https://www.iza.org/de/publications/dp/14777/major-streams-in-the-economics-of-inequality-a-qualitative-and-quantitative-analysis-of-the-literature-since-1950s.

Course / Discipline taught

Academic session Degree Subject (Type) Institution / Organization
2021/09 - 2022/01 Macroeconomics I (BSc in Economics) (Licenciatura)
2020/02 - 2020/07 Macroeconomics II (BSc in Economics) (Licenciatura) Universidade do Porto Faculdade de Economia, Portugal


2011 Scholarship for Best Freshman of Economics (First Degree) of University of Aveiro
Universidade de Aveiro, Portugal