Pedro Nuno Teixeira

University of Porto, School of Economics and Management and Cef.Up

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Director of CIPES – the Center for Research in Higher Education Policies and Associate Professor of the Faculty of Economics at the University of Porto. He has served as an adviser on Higher Education and Science to the President of Portugal since April 2016. He was Vice-Rector for Academic Affairs at the University of Porto (2014-208) and was also a member of Portugal’s National Council of Education (2014-2018). He has been of the Board of the BIAL Foundation (since 2015) and was a member of the Education Advisory Board of the Foundation Francisco Manuel dos Santos (2013-2018). He has also served on the evaluation panels for the European University Association (EUA) and the European Association for Quality Assurance in Higher Education (ENQA).


Pedro Teixeira was a Visiting Fellow at Oxford University (2011–2013), a Visiting Professor at the University at Albany, SUNY (2006), a Visiting Researcher at the Center for Studies in Higher Education (CSHE) of the University of California, Berkeley (2005), and Vice-Chair of the Council of the European Society for the History of Economic Thought (ESHET). He is a member of the Editorial Board of the following journals: Higher Education, the European Journal of Higher Education, Higher Education Policy, the Journal of the European Higher Education Area, Journal of Research in Higher Education, and of OEconomia: History / Methodology / Philosophy. He is also a member of the Board of Governors and Secretary General of the Consortium of Higher Education Researchers (CHER), a Research Fellow at the Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA), an Associate Researcher of the Program for Research on Private Higher Education (PROPHE), and a member of the Scientific Committees of the Réseau d’Etudes sur l’Enseignement Supérieur (RESUP) and of the European Network of Higher Education Doctoral Students (EURODOCS).

Pedro Teixeira has published on his areas of specialization in a broad range of scientific journals, namely: Applied Economics, Applied Economic Letters, Cambridge Journal of Economics; Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society; European Journal of Education; European Journal of History of Economic Thought; European Journal of Operational Research; Higher Education; Higher Education Policy; Higher Education Quarterly; History of Political Economy, History of Economic Ideas, Journal of the European Higher Education Area; Journal of Economic Methodology; Journal of Economic Issues; Minerva; Public Administration Review; Research Policy; e Studies in Higher Education. He is the editor of Human Capital: Critical Concepts in Economics, 4 vols. (Routledge, 2014); (with Christine Musselin) of Policy Design and Implementation in Higher Education (Springer, 2013); and (with David Dill) of Public Vices, Private Virtues? Assessing the Effects of Marketization in Higher Education (Sense Publishers, 2011). He is also the co-author of The Changing Public–Private Mix in Higher Education—Patterns, Rationales and Challenges (2017) and Editor-in-Chief of The International Encyclopedia of Higher Education, 4 vols. (Springer, forthcoming).





Economics of Education and History of Economic Thought.