Pedro Maia Gomes

 

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Curriculum Vitae

 


 

 

Education

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2006-2010

Ph.D. in Economics at the London School of Economics.

 

 

2005-2006

Master of Research in Economics, with Distinction, at the London School of Economics.

 

 

2004-2005

Master of Science in Economics, with Distinction, at the London School of Economics.

 

  1999-2003

Degree in Economics, with Honors, at the Lisbon Technical University.

 
       
       

 

Publications

 
  2020

Chassamboulli, A.,  Fontaine, I. and Gomes, P. (2020) "How important are worker gross flows between public and private sector?", Economics Letters, forthcoming.

 
  2020

Fontaine, I., Galvez I., Gomes, P. and D. Vila,“Labour market flows: accounting for the public sector”, Labour Economics, forthcoming.

 
  2020

Gomes, P. and Machado, M. (2020), Literacy and primary school expansion in Portugal: 1940-62”, accepted, Revista de Historia Económica Journal of Iberian and Latin American Economic History (RHE-JILAEH), 38(1), 111-145.

 
  2018

Gomes, P. (2018), "Heterogeneity and the public sector wage policy", International Economic Review, 59 (3), 1469-1489.

 
   

Gomes, P. and Librero-Cano, A. (2018), "Evaluating three decades of the European Capital of Culture programme: a difference-in-differences approach”, Journal of Cultural Economics, 42(1), 57-73, 2018

 
  2017

Gomes, P. and Kuehn, Z. (2017), “Human capital and the size distribution of firms”,
Review of Economic Dynamics, 26, 164-179
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Fernandez-Blanco, J. and Gomes, P. (2017) "Unobserved Heterogeneity, Exit Rates, and Re-employment Wages", The Scandinavian Journal of Economics, 119 (2), 375-404.

 
  2016

Gomes, P. and Taamouti, A. (2016), "In search of the determinants of international asset market comovements”, International Review of Economics and Finance, 44, 103-117.

 
  2015

Gomes, P. (2015), "Optimal public sector wages", The Economic Journal, 125 (587), 1425-1451 [Austin Robinson Memorial Prize].

 
 

 

Gomes, P. (2015), "The importance of frequency in estimating labour market transition rates”, IZA Journal of Labour Economics, 4:6.

 
 

2014

Afonso, A. and Gomes, P. (2014), "Interactions between private and public sector wages, Journal of Macroeconomics, 39(PA), 97-112.

 
 

 

Afonso, A., Gomes, P. and Taamouti, A. (2014), "Sovereign credit ratings, market volatility, and financial gains”, Computational Statistics & Data Analysis, 76(C), 20-33.

 
 

2012

Afonso, A., Furceri, D., Gomes, P. (2012), Sovereign credit ratings and financial markets linkages: application to European data”, Journal of International Money and Finance, 31 (3), 606-638.

 
 

 

Gomes, P (2012), “Labour market flows: Facts from the United Kingdom”, Labour Economics, 19 (2), 165-175.

 
 

2011

Afonso, A., Gomes, P. (2011), “Do fiscal imbalances deteriorate sovereign debt ratings?”, Revue Économique, 62 (6), 1123-1134.

 
 

 

Afonso, A., Gomes, P., Rother, P. (2011), “What are the Short and Long-run Determinants of Sovereign Debt Ratings”, International Journal of Finance and Economics, 16 (1), 1-15.

 
 

2009

Afonso, A.; Gomes, P., Rother, P. (2009), “Ordered Response Models for Sovereign Debt Ratings”, Applied Economics Letters, 16 (8), 769-773.

 
 

2008

"What "Hides" Behind Sovereign Debt Ratings?", in New Developments in Financial Modelling, J. Soares, J. Pina e M. Catalao-Lopes (eds.), with A. Afonso and P. Rother, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, ISBN 978-1847186744, 1 September 2008.

 
           
           

 

Working Papers

 

 

 

 

 

 

2020

"Jumping the queue: nepotism and public-sector pay", with Andri Chassamboulli. R&R Review of Economic Dynamics.  
    "Public-sector employment, wages and education decisions", with Andri Chassamboulli  
    "Public-sector compensation over the life cycle", with Felix Wellschmied  
    "You're the one that I want! Understanding the over-representation of women in the public sector", with Zoe Kuehn.  
    "Public employment redux", with Pietro Garibaldi and Thepthida Sopraseuth  
    "Output Costs of Education and Skill Mismatch", with Pietro Garibaldi and Thepthida Sopraseuth  
    "Human capital and financial development: firm-level interactions and macroeconomic implications", with Lian Allub and Zoe Kuehn  
 

2018

"Made in Europe: monetary and fiscal policy mix with financial frictions", with Hernán Seoane  
 

2017

"Technological change and the decline of public investment", with Davide Debortoli. R&R Quantitative Economics.  
 

2016

"Do credit rating agencies piggyback? Evidence from sovereign debt ratings".

 
           
                 

 

Teaching experience

 

 

 

 

 

 

2018-2020

Economics: Theory, Policy and Institutions (MSc.), Birkbeck, University of London

 
 

2017-2020

Monetary Economics (MSc.), Birkbeck, University of London

 
 

2017-2020

Topics in Applied Macroeconomics (PhD), Birkbeck, University of London

 
 

2017-2020

Applied Statistics and Econometrics (GDE), Birkbeck, University of London

 
 

2017-2020

Quantitative Techniques for Applied Economics, Birkbeck, University of London

 
 

2015

Macroeconomics (PhD), Lisbon Technical University

 
 

2014-2015

Macroeconomics III (PhD), Universidad Carlos III.

 
 

2014-2015

Macroeconomics of Fiscal Policy (PhD), Universidad Carlos III.

 
 

2014-2017

Macroeconomics I, Universidad Carlos III.

 
 

2013-2014

Macroeconomics III (PhD), Universidad Carlos III.

 
 

2013-2014

Macroeconomics I, Universidad Carlos III.

 
 

2013

Simulations and estimation of DSGE models, application to Fiscal Policy, Lisbon Technical University (Summer School).

 
 

2012-2013

International Finance (MSc), Universidad of Essex.

 
 

2012-2013

Advanced Macroeconomics (PhD), Universidad of Essex.

 
 

2012-2013

International Money and Finance, Universidad of Essex.

 
 

2011-2012

Macroeconomics of Fiscal Policy (PhD), Universidad Carlos III.

 
 

2010-2012

Macroeconomics I, Universidad Carlos III.

 
 

2009-2010

Macroeconomics for MSc. Students, Tutorial fellow, London School of Economics.

 
 

2009

Money and Banking, Summer School Teaching Assistant, London School of Economics.

 
 

2007

Public Finance, Summer School Teaching Assistant, London School of Economics.

 
 

2006-2007

Mathematical Economics. Graduate Teaching Assistant, London School of Economics.

 
 

2005-2006

International Economics. Graduate Teaching Assistant, London School of Economics.

 
       
       
 

Other relevant positions held

 
 

2010-2017

Assistant Professor, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Dept. Economics.

 
 

2012-2013

Visiting Lecturer, University of Essex, Dept. Economics.

 
 

2010

Visiting Fellow, European Commission.

 
 

2009–2010

Tutorial Fellow, London School of Economics.

 
 

2007

Internship at the Bank of England.

 
 

2006-2007

Research assistant at the Center For Economic Performance, London School of Economics.

 
 

2006

Internship at the European Central Bank (Fiscal Policies Division).

 
 

2005

Research assistant at the  European Institute, London School of Economics.

 
 

2002-2004

Research assistant at Research Centre on Financial Economics, Lisbon Technical University.

 
       
       
 

Awards, Scholarships and Fellowships

 
 

2015

Austin Robinson Memorial Prize (for the best paper published in The Economic Journal by an author who is within 5 years of receiving his PhD) for the paper "Optimal public sector wage".

 
 

2005-2009

PhD. Degree scholarship by The Foundation for Science and Technology.

 
 

2004-2005

Master Degree scholarship by The Foundation for Science and Technology.

 
 

2004

1st Place in "Undergraduate Paper Competition" of the 68th Midwest Economics Association Conference - Undergraduate Session.

 
 

2003

Merit Scholarship of the Lisbon Technical University.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Refereeing (72 reviews verified by Publons)

 
 

(6) Labour Economics, (3) American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics, (3) Economics Letters, (3) European Economic Review, (3) Journal of Monetary Economics, (3) Journal of the European Economic Association, (3) The Economic Journal, (2) Economic Inquiry, (2) Economic Modelling, (2) Quantitative Economics, (2) Review of Economic Dynamics, (2) The Scandinavian Journal of Economics, (1) Agricultural Economics, (1) American Economic Review, (1) Central European Economic Journal, (1) Econometrica, (1) Economia, (1) Economia-journal of the Latin American and Caribbean Economic Association, (1) Economic Notes, (1) Economica, (1) Economics & Politics, (1) Empirical Economics, (1) Hacienda Publica Espanola, (1) IZA Journal of Labor Economics, (1) IZA World of Labor, (1) International Finance, (1) International Journal of Economics and Management, (1) International Tax and Public Finance, (1) Journal of Applied Economics, (1) Journal of Banking & Finance, (1) Journal of Cultural Economics, (1) Journal of Development Economics, (1) Journal of Empirical Finance, (1) Journal of International Money and Finance, (1) Macroeconomic Dynamics, (1) Oxford Economic Papers, (1) Portuguese Economic Journal, (1) Public Choice, (1) Quarterly Journal of Economics, (1) Regional Studies, (1) Review of Public Economics, (1) Social Science Research, (1) The B.E. Journal of Macroeconomics.

 

 
       
       

 

Invited conferences and seminar presentations (selected)

 
  2019

T2M Conference;

Royal Economic Society Conference;

Society for Advancement of Economic Theory Annual Conference;

Universidad de Girona;

London School of Economics; Kent University;

York University;

University of Bath;

NIERS;

Bank of Portugal;

Strasbourg University;

Nova University of Lisbon;

Catolica University of Lisbon;

Queen’s University Belfast;

Vienna Macro Worshop.

 
 

2018

T2M Conference;

Conference: Employment in Europe;

Aix-en-Province SaM Workshop;

Essex SaM Workshop;

Universidad Autonoma de Madrid;

Université Cergy-Pontoise;

CREST.

 
 

2017

1st Nucamp Oxford Conference;

European Economic Association Conference;

T2M Conference;

Insper São Paulo;

FGV São Paulo;

Kent Workshop in Labour Economics;

26th ENSAI Economic Day;

Lancaster University;

St. Andrews University;

Birkbeck College;

Essex University;

University of Cyprus;

Universidad Carlos III de Madrid.

 
 

2016

Porto University;

University of Kent;

Queen Mary University;

Oxford University;

Southampton University;

Lisbon Technical University;

Nova Lisbon University;

UC3M-CEMFI Macroeconomics Workshop.

 
 

2015

Toulouse School of Economics;

Lisbon Technical University;

ENTER Jamboree;

Bank of Portugal;

Glasgow University;

European Central Bank;

Bank of Spain;

Navarra Development Week;

Barcelona GSE Summer Forum;

UECE conference;

Bank of Spain conference “Structural Reforms in the wake of recovery: where do we stand?”.

 
 

2014

CESifo workshop “Reforming de Public Sector”;

Portuguese-Brazilian Macroeconomics Meeting;

UC3M Fiscal policy workshop;

Kent Macroeconomics Workshop.

 
 

2013

University of Minho;

Brunel University;

University of Essex Search and Matching Workshop;

University of Vigo;

Bank of England;

Durham University;

Royal Holloway;

Joint French Macro Workshop;

KU Leuven;

Royal Economic Society Annual Conference;

European Commission Workshop: “Government wage bill: determinants, interactions and effects”.

 
 

2012

RES Annual Conference (Invited session);

CREST-THEMA Search and Matching (SaM) Workshop;

4th International Finance and Banking Society conference;

Conference on Fiscal Policy and Coordination in Europe;

University Carlos III de Madrid;

Konstanz Search and Matching workshop;

Portuguese-Brazilian Macroeconomists Meeting;

University of Warwick.

 
 

2011

University of Amsterdam;

Goethe University of Frankfurt;

Bank of England;

Bank of Spain;

ECB Fiscal Policies division;

Workshop: “Worker flows and labor market adjustment”;

SAM network conference;

26th Annual Congress of the European Economic Association.

 
 

2010

American Economic Association Annual Meeting;

Vienna University;

Bank of Spain;

University Pompeu Fabra;

University of Bonn;

Erasmus University of Rotterdam;

Queen Mary University;

PUC University of Rio;

Universidad Carlos III;

Nova University of Lisbon,

Science Po;

Bank of France;

Goethe University of Frankfurt;

European Commission VFP seminar;

New Challenges for Public Debt in Advanced Economies Conference;

Bank of Portugal.

 
 

2009

24th Annual Congress of the European Economic Association;

Society for Economic Dynamics Annual Meeting;

5th  European Workshop in Macroeconomics;

IZA European Summer School in Labor Economics;

Royal Economic Society Annual Meeting;

Bank of England divisional seminar;

ECB fiscal policies division seminar.

 
 

2008

CESifo Workshop: Taxation of Multinational Firms;

Money Macro and Finance Research Group 40th Annual conference;

LSE money-macro work-in-progress seminar;

Pompeu Fabra macro lunch;

ECB fiscal policies division seminar.

 
 

2007

XII Spring Meeting of Young Economic;

North America Summer Meeting of the Econometric Society;

LSE money-macro work-in-progress seminar;

Bank of England MA seminar.

 
 

2006

LSE money-macro work-in-progress seminar;

ECB fiscal policies division seminar.

 
 

2005

59th International Atlantic Economic Conference;

2nd International Conference "Developments in Economic Theory and Policy";

XXXIII Brazilian National Encounter of Economics.

 
 

2004

68th Midwest Economics Association Conference.