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Hugo Castro Silva

Assistant Professor

Instituto Superior Técnico


Hugo Castro Silva is a researcher at CEGIST, and a tenure-track assistant professor at Instituto Superior Técnico (IST), Universidade de Lisboa where he teaches Macroeconomics, Microeconomics, Econometrics, and Quantitative Research Methods, at the Bachelor, Master and PhD levels. Hugo received a PhD with honors in Engineering and Management and an MSc in Industrial Engineering and Management from IST. Though an engineer at heart, his research work is on Labor Economics with a special focus on the relationships between technology, human capital, and employment, as well as different aspects of labor market segmentation. His research work has been published in Research Policy, Small Business Economics, and the International Entrepreneurship and Management Journal. He is currently a member of the Executive Board of CEGIST.

Research Groups

SEI - Strategy, Entrepreneurship and Innovation

SEI branch conducts applied research in topics related with corporate strategy, entrepreneurship and innovation, and their relationship with industry dynamics, labour markets, and economic development.