Ana Rute Cardoso
Research Fellow

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Cardoso Ana Rute Cardoso received her Ph.D. in economics in 1997 at the European University Institute in Florence, Italy. She completed her first degree in economics and her Masters at the Lisbon Technical University. Ana's research interests include earnings dispersion, employer behavior, and the impact of labor market institutions and regulations. Her work appeared in the Quarterly Journal of Economics, American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, Journal of Labor Economics, Journal of the European Economic Association, Journal of Applied Econometrics, Scandinavian Journal of Economics, Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, among others.

She is an Associate Research Professor at IAE (CSIC) in Barcelona, the Institute for Economic Analysis of the Spanish National Research Council, and Affiliated Professor at the Barcelona Graduate School of Economics. From 2002 to 2008 she worked at IZA as a Research Associate and before she was Associate Professor at the University of Minho in Portugal.
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IZA Discussion Papers:
No. Author(s)
9850  David Card
Ana Rute Cardoso
Jörg Heining
Patrick Kline
Firms and Labor Market Inequality: Evidence and Some Theory
(forthcoming in: Journal of Labor Economics)
9070  Ana Rute Cardoso
Annalisa Loviglio
Lavinia Piemontese
Information Frictions and Labor Market Outcomes
(published as 'Misperceptions of unemployment and individual labor market outcomes' in: IZA Journal of Labor Policy, 2016, 5 (13))
7592  David Card
Ana Rute Cardoso
Patrick Kline
Bargaining and the Gender Wage Gap: A Direct Assessment
(published as 'Bargaining, sorting, and the gender wage gap: Quantifying the impact of firms on the relative pay of women' in: Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2016, 131 (2), 633-686 [Online First])
7109  Ana Rute Cardoso
Paulo Guimaraes
Pedro Portugal
Everything You Always Wanted to Know about Sex Discrimination
(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)
5915  David Card
Ana Rute Cardoso
Can Compulsory Military Service Raise Civilian Wages? Evidence from the Peacetime Draft in Portugal
(published in: American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, 2012, 4 (4), 57-93)
5121  Ana Rute Cardoso
Paulo Guimaraes
José Varejão
Are Older Workers Worthy of Their Pay? An Empirical Investigation of Age-Productivity and Age-Wage Nexuses
(published in: De Economist, 2011, 159 (2), 95-111)
4785  Ana Rute Cardoso
Paulo Guimaraes
Klaus F. Zimmermann
Trends in Economic Research: An International Perspective
(published in: Kyklos, 2010, 63 (4), 479-494; cited in The Economist, February 2011)
4236  Ana Rute Cardoso
Long-Term Impact of Youth Minimum Wages: Evidence from Two Decades of Individual Longitudinal Data
3898  Ana Rute Cardoso
Paulo Guimaraes
Klaus F. Zimmermann
Comparing the Early Research Performance of PhD Graduates in Labor Economics in Europe and the USA
(published in: Scientometrics, 2010, 84 (3), 621-637)
3885  Ana Rute Cardoso
Daniel S. Hamermesh
José Varejão
The Timing of Labor Demand
(published in: Annals of Economics and Statistics, 2012, 105/106, 15-34)
3815  Ana Rute Cardoso
Elsa Fontainha
Chiara Monfardini
Children and Parents Time Use: Empirical Evidence on Investment in Human Capital in France, Italy and Germany
(published in: Review of Economics of the Household, 2010, 8 (4), 479-504)
3210  Ana Rute Cardoso
Rudolf Winter-Ebmer
Mentoring and Segregation: Female-Led Firms and Gender Wage Policies
(published in: Industrial and Labor Relations Review, 2010, 64 (1), 143-163)
3144  René Böheim
Ana Rute Cardoso
Temporary Agency Work in Portugal, 1995–2000
(published as 'Temporary help services employment in Portugal, 1995-2000' in: David H. Autor (ed.), Studies of Labor Market Intermediation. Chicago: Chicago Univ. Press and NBER, 2009, 520-560)
3030  Ana Rute Cardoso
Dorte Verner
Youth Risk-Taking Behavior in Brazil: Drug Use and Teenage Pregnancies
2532  Ana Rute Cardoso
Miguel Portela
Carla Sá
Fernando Alexandre
Demand for Higher Education Programs: The Impact of the Bologna Process
(published in: CESIfo Economic Studies, 2008, 54 (2), 229-247)
2515  Ana Rute Cardoso
Dorte Verner
School Drop-Out and Push-Out Factors in Brazil: The Role of Early Parenthood, Child Labor, and Poverty
(published as 'Factores de la deserción escolar en Brasil. El papel de la paternidad temprana, la mano de obra infantil y la pobreza' in: El Trimestre Económico, 2011, 69 (2) 310, 347-372)
2335  Ana Rute Cardoso
Shoshana Neuman
Adrian Ziderman
Wage Mobility in Israel: The Effect of Sectoral Concentration
(published in: Journal of Labor Research, 2010, 31 (2), 146-161)
1900  Ana Rute Cardoso
Big Fish in Small Pond or Small Fish in Big Pond? An Analysis of Job Mobility
(published as 'Money and rank in the labor market' in: Economics Letters, 2012, 115 (2), 325 - 328)
1865  Ana Rute Cardoso
Miguel Portela
The Provision of Wage Insurance by the Firm: Evidence from a Longitudinal Matched Employer-Employee Dataset
(published as 'Micro foundations for wage flexibility: Wage insurance at the firm level' in: Scandinavian Journal of Economics, 2009, 111 (1), 29-50)
1311  Ana Rute Cardoso
Jobs for Young University Graduates: Is It Worth Having a Degree?
(published in: Economics Letters, 2007, 94 (2), 271-277)
1086  Ana Rute Cardoso
Wage Mobility: Do Institutions Make a Difference? A Replication Study Comparing Portugal and the UK
(fully revised version published in: Labour Economics, 2006, 13 (3), 387-404)
914  Ana Rute Cardoso
Pedro Portugal
Bargained Wages, Wage Drift and the Design of the Wage Setting System
(published as 'Contractual wages and the wage cushion under different bargaining settings' in: Journal of Labor Economics, 2005, 23 (4), 875-902)
789  José António Cabral Vieira
Ana Rute Cardoso
Miguel Portela
Recruitment and Pay at the Establishment Level: Gender Segregation and the Wage Gap in Portugal
(published as 'Gender segregation and the wage gap in Portugal: An analysis at the establishment level' in: Journal of Economic Inequality, 2005, 3 (2), 145-168)
623  Ana Rute Cardoso
Priscila Ferreira
The Dynamics of Job Creation and Destruction for University Graduates: Why a Rising Unemployment Rate Can Be Misleading
(published in: Applied Economics, 2009, 41 (1), 2513-2521)
544  Pedro Portugal
Ana Rute Cardoso
Disentangling the Minimum Wage Puzzle: An Analysis of Worker Accessions and Separations
(published in: Journal of the European Economic Association, 2006, 4 (5), 988-1013. Reprinted in J. T. Addison (ed.) Recent Developments in Labor Economics, Vol. I, UK, 2007, 179-204)