Paulo Guimarães is currently Senior Researcher at the University of Porto and part-time Research Associate professor at the University of South Carolina. He has held previous positions at the Medical University of South Carolina, the University of Minho and the University of Porto.

He earned his Ph.D. in Economics at the University of South Carolina in 1992. Dr. Guimarães' primary research interests are in applied microeconometrics with particular emphasis in regional and industrial economics. Some of his recent publications include articles in the Econometrics Journal, Economics Letters, Journal of Regional Science, Journal of Urban Economics, Regional Science and Urban Economics and the Review of Economics and Statistics.

He joined IZA as a Research Fellow in January 2009.


IZA Publications

IZA Discussion Paper No. 11419
(the discussion paper was split into two) part 1 forthcoming as 'What Lies Behind the Returns to Schooling: The Role of Labor Market Sorting and Worker Heterogeneity' in: Review of Economics and Statistics
IZA Discussion Paper No. 7276
revised version published as 'The Sources of Wage Variation and the Direction of Assortative Matching: A Three-Way High Dimensional Fixed-Effects Regression Model" in: Labour Economics, 2018, 54, 47-60.
IZA Discussion Paper No. 7109
published as 'What drives the gender wage gap? A look at the role of firm and job-title heterogeneity' in: Oxford Economic Papers, 2016, 68 (2), 506-524
IZA Discussion Paper No. 4785
published in: Kyklos, 2010, 63 (4), 479-494; cited in The Economist, February 2011
IZA Discussion Paper No. 4174
published as 'Real Wages and the Business Cycle: Accounting for Worker, Firm and Job-Title Heterogeneity' in American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics, 2012, 4(2)
IZA Discussion Paper No. 3935
published as 'A Simple Feasible Alternative Procedure to Fit Models with High-Dimensional Fixed Effects' in: Stata Journal, 2010, 10 (4), 628-649