Armando José Garcia Pires

Senior Researcher

Phone:            +47 55 95 96 22
Academic title: PhD
Curriculum Vitae


Research interests

  • International Economics
  • Industrial Organization
  • Economic Development

Selected publications

  • Bjorvatn, K., Ekström, M. and Garcia Pires, A. (2021). Setting goals for keystone habits improves labor market prospects and life satisfaction for unemployed youth: Experimental evidence from Norway. Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization (forthcoming).
  • Berge, L. I. & Garcia Pires, A. (2021). Measuring spillover effects from an entrepreneurship program: Evidence from a field experiment in Tanzania. Journal of Development Studies (forthcoming).
  • Garcia Pires, A. (2020). Content Provision in the Media Market with Single-Homing and Multi-Homing Consumers. Review of Network Economics (forthcoming).
  • Garcia Pires, A. & Pontes, J. P. (2020). (De)Industrialization, Technology and Transportation. Open Economies Review (forthcoming).
  • Berge, L. I. & Garcia Pires, A. J. (2019). Gender, Formality, and Entrepreneurial Success. Small Business Economics (forthcoming).
  • Garcia Pires, A. J., Kind, H.-J. & Sørgard, L. (2017). The Effects of Strategic News Sources on Media Coverage. Information Economics and Policy, 41, 28-35.
  • Brekke, K., Garcia Pires, A. J., Schindler, D. & Schjelderup, G. (2017). Capital Taxation and Imperfect Competition: ACE vs. CBIT. Journal of Public Economics, 147, 1-15.
  • Garcia Pires, A. J., Kolstad, I. & Wiig, A. (2017). Within-Group Heterogeneity and Group Dynamics: Analyzing Exit of Microcredit Groups in Angola. Oxford Development Studies, 45, 338-351.
  • Garcia Pires, A. J. (2017). Media Plurality: Private versus Mixed Duopolies. Journal of Public Economic Theory, 43, 255-283.
  • Garcia Pires, A. J. (2017). Media Plurality and Pluralism. European Journal of Law and Economics, 18, 942-960.
  • Berge, L., Bjorvatn, K., Garcia Pires, A. J. & Tungodden, B. (2015). Competitive in the Lab, Successful in the Field? Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 118, 303-317.
  • Garcia Pires, A. J. (2015). Multinationals, R&D and Endogenous Productivity Asymmetries. International Economic Journal, 29, 95-119.
  • Garcia Pires, A. J. (2014). Media Plurality, Advertising, and Adaptation of News to Readers' Political Preferences. Information Economics and Policy, 28, 28-38.
  • Garcia Pires, A. J. (2014). Beyond Trade Costs: Firms' Endogenous Access to International Markets. Journal of Industry, Competition and Trade, 14(2), 229-257.
  • Garcia Pires, A. J. (2013). Home Market Effects with Endogenous Costs of Production. Journal of Urban Economics, 74, 47-58.
  • Garcia Pires, A. J. & Pontes, J. (2013). Spatial Scope of a Modern Transport Technology. Journal of Regional Science, 53(4), 712-723.
  • Garcia Pires, A. J. (2013). Media Plurality and the Intensity of Readers' Political Preferences. Journal of Media Economics, 26(1), 41-55.
  • Garcia Pires, A. J. (2012). Can Governments Reverse First-Mover Advantages of Foreign Competitors? Economics Bulletin, 32, 1521-1530.
  • Garcia Pires, A. J. (2012). International Trade and Competitiveness. Economic Theory, 50(3), 727-763.
  • Garcia Pires, A. J. (2009). R&D and Endogenous Asymmetries between Firms. Economics Letters, 103, 153–156. 

Selected research projects

  • Tele-media
  • Micro-credit
  • Tax-havens