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Hélder Costa

Thesis project: Labour market institutions and productivity
Advisors: Miguel Portela and Fernando Alexandre
Starting date: 29 July 2020


Hélder Costa is a PhD student in Economics. He holds a Master’s degree and a BA in Economics from the University of Minho. His main areas of interest in Labor Economics.



Areas of interest

Labor economics


Alexandre, F , Costa, H , Faria, A P , & Portela, M (2022)

Enhancing University–Industry collaboration: the role of intermediary organizations

Journal of Technology Transfer, 47(5) 1584-1611 DOI
Alexandre, F , Bação, P , Cerejeira, J , Costa, H , & Portela, M (2020)

Minimum wage and financially distressed firms: another one bites the dust

(No 4) Universidade do Minho, NIPE DOI
Alexandre, F , Costa, H , Portela, M , & Rodrigues, M (2021)

Asymmetric regional dynamics in the Portuguese economy: debt, openness and local revenues

Regional Studies, 55(2), 322–332 DOI


Econometria I Licenciatura