Luís Vasconcelos
Luís Vasconcelos
Professor (Adjunct)
Research Track

Luis Vasconcelos is a visiting professorat Nova School of Business and Economics and Associate Professor of Economicsat the University of Essex.

He holds a PhD in Economics from Northwestern University and a Licenciatura in Economics from Universidade Nova de Lisboa. His main areas of research are Contract Theory, Organization Theory and Industrial Organization. His research has been published in journals such as the Rand Journal of Economics, Games and Economic Behavior, American Economic Journal, Review of Finance, and the Journal of Economics and Management Strategy, among others.   

He has taught courses at the Undergraduate, Master’s and Doctoral levels. The topics taught range from advance Microeconomic Theory to more applied topics such as Corporate Strategy.

2004 - Ph.D. in Economics - Northwestern University;

1997 - Bachelor in Economics - Universidade Nova de Lisboa.

Contract Theory, Organization Theory and Industrial Organization. 

  • Costa, Afonso Almeida, Costa, Luís Almeida, Vasconcelos, Luís (2023). Disentangling reputational effects in alliances. Strategy Science, 8 (3), 323-404.
  • Li, Jin, Mukherjee, Arijit, Vasconcelos, Luis (2023). What makes agility fragile? A dynamic theory of organizational rigidity. Management Science, 69 (6), 3578-3601.
  • Li, Jin, Mukherjee, Arijit, Vasconcelos, Luis (2021). Learning to game the system. Review of Economic Studies, 88 (4), 2014-2041.
  • Mukherjee, Arijit, Vasconcelos, Luís (2018). On the trade-off between efficiency in job assignment and turnover: the role of breakup fees. Journal of Law, Economics, & Organization, 34 (2), 230-271.
  • Vasconcelos, Luís (2017). A signaling-based theory of contractual commitment to relationships. European Economic Review, 93, 123-138.
  • Piccolo, Salvatore, Puopolo, Giovanni W., Vasconcelos, Luis (2016). Non-exclusive financial advice. Review Of Finance, 20 (6), 2079-2123.
  • Roger, Guillaume, Vasconcelos, Luís (2014). Platform Pricing Structure and Moral Hazard. Journal Of Economics & Management Strategy, 23 (3), 527-547.
  • Vasconcelos, Luís (2014). Contractual signaling, relationship-specific investment and exclusive agreements. Games And Economic Behavior, 87, 19-33.
  • Mukherjee, Arijit, Vasconcelos, Luís (2012). Star wars: Exclusive talent and collusive outcomes in labor markets. Journal of Law, Economics, & Organization, 28 (4), 754-782.
  • Abramitzky, Ran, Delavande, Adeline, Vasconcelos, Luis (2011). Marrying up: the role of sex ratio in assortative matching. American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, 3 (3), 124-157.
  • Mukherjee, Arijit, Vasconcelos, Luís (2011). Optimal Job Design in the Presence of Implicit Contracts. Rand Journal Of Economics, 42 (1), 44-69.
  • Almeida Costa, Luís, Vasconcelos, Luís (2010). Share the fame or share the blame? The reputational implications of partnerships. Journal of Economics and Management Strategy, 19 (2), 259-301.