Mário Centeno is Special Advisor of the Board at the Banco de Portugal and Full Invited Professor of Economics at ISEG-UTL in Lisbon, where he teaches graduate courses on Labor Economics. His primary research interests include unemployment insurance and wage and job mobility, as well as income inequality. In 2001 he received the EEA Young Economist Award and in 2006 the Latin Union Award for scientific merit. He holds a Licenciatura in Economics and a M.A. in Applied Mathematics from Universidade Técnica de Lisboa, and a M.A. and a Ph.D. in Economics from Harvard University.

He joined IZA as a Research Fellow in September 2009.


IZA Publications

IZA Discussion Paper No. 6992
published in: Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, 2014, 76(2), 185–207
IZA Discussion Paper No. 6239
published in: Labour Economics, 2012, 19 (3), 320-328
IZA Discussion Paper No. 3289
published in: Journal of Labor Research, 2009, 30 (1), 1 - 8
IZA Discussion Paper No. 1314
published as 'Unemployment Benefits and Reservation Wages: Key Elasticities from a Stripped-Down Job Search Approach' in Economica, 2010, 77 (305), 46-59.