Pedro Teixeira

Selected publications


  • Teixeira, P., Jung, S. C. (2020), (Editors in Chief) The International Encyclopaedia of Higher Education, Springer, 3 Vols.
  • Teixeira, P. (2014), Human Capital, Critical Concepts in Economics, Routledge, 4.
  • Teixeira, P. (2007), Jacob Mincer – The Human Capital Labour Economist, Oxford University Press and IZA.


  • Rocha, V., Teixeira, P. N., Biscaia, R. (2019), Mergers in European Higher Education: Financial Issues and Multiple Rationales, Higher Education Policy, 32(2), pp. 185-202.
  • Santoalha, A., Biscaia, R., Teixeira, P. (2018), Higher education and its contribution to a diverse regional supply of human capital: does the binary/unitary divide matters?, Higher Education, 75(2), pp. 209-230.
  • Teixeira, P. N. (2017), Economic beliefs and institutional politics: Human capital theory and the changing views of the World Bank about education (1950–1985), The European Journal of the History of Economic Thought, 24(3), pp. 465-492.
  • Figueiredo, H., Biscaia, R., Rocha, V., Teixeira, P. (2015), Should we start worrying? Mass higher education, skill demand and the increasingly complex landscape of young graduates’ employment, Studies in Higher Education, 42(8), pp. 1401-1420.
  • Figueiredo, H., Rocha, V., Biscaia, R., Teixeira, P. (2015), Gender pay gaps and the restructuring of graduate labour markets in Southern Europe, Cambridge Journal of Economics, 39(2), pp. 565-598.
  • Rocha, V., Biscaia, R., Teixeira, P., Fonseca Cardoso, M. (2014), Does Reputation Begets Money? Factors Explaining Revenue Diversification in Higher Education, Public Administration Review, 74, pp. 389-412.
  • Teixeira, P., Rocha, V., Biscaia, R., Cardoso, M. F. (2014), Policy changes, marketisation trends and spatial dispersion in European higher education: comparing public and private sectors, Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society, 7(2), pp. 271-288.