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Pedro Luís Silva works as a Post-Doctoral Fellow at the Centre for Research in Higher Education Policies (CIPES) and as an Invited Assistant Professor at the School of Economics (FEP) of the University of Porto. He holds a PhD in Economics from the University of Nottingham from 2021 and a Master Degree from Nova SBE. During his PhD, he was a visiting student at the IAE-CSIC in Barcelona. His research focuses on education economics and applied microeconometrics.
Identification

Personal identification

Full name
Pedro Luís Marques Correia da Silva

Citation names

  • Silva, Pedro Luis

Author identifiers

Ciência ID
3F1E-D809-5229
ORCID iD
0000-0003-4282-4932
Google Scholar ID
JBRfuEIAAAAJ&hl

Email addresses

  • pedro.luis.silva@cipes.up.pt (Professional)
  • plsilva@fep.up.pt (Professional)

Addresses

  • Rua 1.º Dezembro 399, 4450-227, Porto, Porto, Portugal (Professional)

Websites

  • www.pedroluissilva.com (Personal)

Knowledge fields

  • Social Sciences - Economics and Business - Economics

Languages

Language Speaking Reading Writing Listening Peer-review
Spanish; Castilian Advanced (C1) Advanced (C1) Upper intermediate (B2) Advanced (C1)
Portuguese Advanced (C1) Advanced (C1) Advanced (C1) Advanced (C1)
English Upper intermediate (B2) Upper intermediate (B2) Upper intermediate (B2) Upper intermediate (B2)
Education
Degree Classification
2016/10/01 - 2021/01/01
Concluded
PhD in Economics (Doutoramento)
University of Nottingham School of Economics, United Kingdom
"Essays on the Economics of Higher Education" (THESIS/DISSERTATION)
2015/09/01 - 2016/07/30
Concluded
PhD 1st year (Curso de doutoramento (conclusão de unidades curriculares))
Universidade Nova de Lisboa Nova School of Business and Economics, Portugal
2015
Concluded
MSc in Economics (Mestrado)
Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Portugal
"Sucess in Higher Education - A Discussion of Selection Criteria" (THESIS/DISSERTATION)
14,35
2013
Concluded
Licenciatura de Economia (Licenciatura)
Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Portugal
"Not Available" (THESIS/DISSERTATION)
16
Affiliation

Science

Category
Host institution
Employer
2021/06/01 - Current Postdoc (Research) Centro de Investigação de Políticas do Ensino Superior, Portugal
2019/01/01 - 2021/05/31 Researcher (Research) Centro de Investigação de Políticas do Ensino Superior, Portugal

Teaching in Higher Education

Category
Host institution
Employer
2021/09/01 - Current Invited Assistant Professor (University Teacher) Universidade do Porto Faculdade de Economia, Portugal
2020/11/02 - 2021/05/31 Invited Assistant Professor (University Teacher) University of Nottingham School of Economics, United Kingdom
2019/10/01 - 2020/06/30 Tutor (University Teacher) University of Nottingham, United Kingdom
2017/03/01 - 2018/06/30 Tutor (University Teacher) University of Nottingham School of Economics, United Kingdom
2016 - 2017 Invited Assistant (Polytechnic Teacher) Instituto Politécnico de Lisboa, Portugal
2014/09/01 - 2016/09/30 Invited Assistant (University Teacher) Instituto Politécnico de Lisboa Instituto Superior de Contabilidade e Administração de Lisboa, Portugal
2013/09/01 - 2016/08/31 Invited Assistant (University Teacher) Universidade Nova de Lisboa Nova School of Business and Economics, Portugal

Others

Category
Host institution
Employer
2016/10/01 - 2021/01/13 PhD Candidate University of Nottingham School of Economics, United Kingdom
2018/05/21 - 2019/07/31 PhD Visiting Student Institut d'Anàlisi Econòmica, Spain
Projects

Grant

Designation Funders
2016 - 2020/11/30 PhD Scholarship
SFRH/BD/120793/2016
PhD Student Fellow
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, Portugal
Ministério da Ciência Tecnologia e Ensino Superior
Outputs

Publications

Book
  1. Silva, Pedro Luis. Análise em Rn. Escolar Editora. 2017.
    Published
Journal article
  1. Silva, Pedro Luis; Nunes, Luis Catela; Seabra, Carmo; Balcao Reis, Ana; Alves, Miguel. "Student selection and performance in higher education: admission exams vs. high school scores". Education Economics (2020): 1-18. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09645292.2020.1782846.
    10.1080/09645292.2020.1782846
Working paper
  1. Silva, Pedro Luis. 2021. "Specialists or All-Rounders: How Best to Select University Students?". Working Paper. https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=3757434.
Activities

Oral presentation

Presentation title Event name
Host (Event location)
2021/04/13 Specialists or All-rounders: How best to select university students? RES Conference 2021
Rosa Economic Society (Belfast, United Kingdom)
2021/03/10 Specialists or All-rounders: How best to select university students?
University of West England (Bristol, United Kingdom)
2020/10/30 Specialists or All-rounders: How best to select university students? ASSET Virtual Meeting 2020
University of Padova, Department of Economics (Padova, Italy)
2020/10/01 Specialists or All-Rounders: How best to select university students? PhD Economics Virtual Seminar
2019/09/18 The Design of Optimal Admission Policies to Higher Education (Previous Version) SHIFT Event: Funding for students in higher education and CSR Nottingham, UK
University of Nottingham (Nottingham, United Kingdom)
2019/07 The Design of Optimal Admission Policies to Higher Education (Previous Version) AEDE Meeting 2019
(Gran Canaria, Spain)
2019/07 The Design of Optimal Admission Policies to Higher Education (Previous Version) PEJ Meeting 2019
Universidade de Evora (Evora, Portugal)
2019/06 The Design of Optimal Admission Policies to Higher Education (Previous Version) ESPE 2019
University of Bath (Bath, United Kingdom)
2019/06 The Design of Optimal Admission Policies to Higher Education (Previous Version) IWAEE 2019
Lancaster University (Catanzaro, Italy)
2019/05 The Design of Optimal Admission Policies to Higher Education (Previous Version) School Brown Bag Seminar
University of Nottingham (Nottingham, United Kingdom)
2019/05 The Design of Optimal Admission Policies to Higher Education (Previous Version) 9th CesIfo Dresden workshop on Labour Economics and Social Policy
CesIfo Dresden (Dresden, Germany)
2019/05 The Design of Optimal Admission Policies to Higher Education (Previous Version) 2nd CESC
Institut d'Estudis Catalans (IEC) (Barcelona, Spain)
2019/04 The Design of Optimal Admission Policies to Higher Education (Previous Version) LEER Conference 2019
(Leuven, Belgium)
2019/04 The Design of Optimal Admission Policies to Higher Education (Previous Version) PhD Conference 2019
University of Nottingham (Nottingham, United Kingdom)
2019/03 Student Selection and Performance in Higher Education: Admission Exams vs. High School Scores (Previous Version) Seminar at CiPES
CiPES (Porto, Portugal)
2019/01 The Design of Optimal Admission Policies to Higher Education (Previous Version) LESE Conference 2019
ISEG and Nova SBE (Lisbon, Portugal)
2018/05 Student Selection and Performance in Higher Education: Admission Exams vs. High School Scores (Previous Version) 8th CesIfo Dresden workshop on Labour Economics and Social Policy
CesIfo Dresden (Dresden, Germany)
2018/03 Student Selection and Performance in Higher Education: Admission Exams vs. High School Scores (Previous Version) LEER Conference 2018
(Leuven, Belgium)
2017/09 Student Selection and Performance in Higher Education: Admission Exams vs. High School Scores (Previous Version) PhD Conference 2017
University of Nottingham (Nottingham, United Kingdom)
2017/06 Student Selection and Performance in Higher Education: Admission Exams vs. High School Scores (Previous Version) IWAEE 2017
Lancaster University (Catanzaro, Italy)
2017/01 Student Selection and Performance in Higher Education: Admission Exams vs. High School Scores (Previous Version) IV Lisbon Research Workshop in Economics, Statistics and Econometrics of Education
ISEG (Lisbon, Portugal)
2016/06 Student Selection and Performance in Higher Education: Admission Exams vs. High School Scores (previous version) XXV Meeting of Economics of Education
AEDE (Badajoz, Spain)
Distinctions

Other distinction

2018 Graduate Teaching Excellence Award
University of Nottingham School of Economics, United Kingdom
2015 Merit Scholarship for the PhD in Economics (90%)
Universidade Nova de Lisboa Nova School of Business and Economics, Portugal
2013 Merit Scholarship for the Research Master in Economics (60%)
Universidade Nova de Lisboa Nova School of Business and Economics, Portugal