Paulino Teixeira is Professor of Economics at the University of Coimbra, Faculty of Economics, Portugal. He is concurrently director of GEMF, a Portuguese research unit funded by the Foundation for Science and Technology and editor of Notas Económicas (indexed by EconLit) and Estudos do GEMF (indexed by RePEc). Teixeira has published in a wide range of economics and labor economics journals, including Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, British Journal of Industrial Relations, Industrial and Labor Relations Review, Industrial Relations, Small Business Economics, Southern Economic Journal, Journal of Productivity Analysis, Journal of Labor Research, and Scottish Journal of Political Economy. His article "The Effect of Dismissals Protection on Employment: More on a Vexed Theme" (with John T. Addison and Jean-Luc Grosso) was reprinted in Recent Developments in Labor Economics, Elgar, 2007. His immediate research interests are focused on the empirical analysis of unions and works councils, wage determination, human capital, productivity growth, firm dynamics, and employment protection. Teixeira received his B.Sc. degree from the University of Coimbra and the Ph.D. from the University of South Carolina, U.S.A.
He joined IZA as a Research Fellow in September 2010.