Armando José Garcia Pires

Researcher

E-mail:            armando.pires@snf.no
Phone:            +47 55 95 96 22
Academic title: Ph.D
Curriculum Vitae 

 

Research interests

  • International Economics
  • Industrial Organization
  • Economic Development

Selected publications

  • 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.
  • Bjorvatn, K., Ekström, M., & Garcia Pires, A.J. (2017). Små dytt for store valg: Kan nudging gi bedre oppmøte til lærerstudiet? Samfunnsøkonomen, nr. 3, 46-51.
  • 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, 18(6), 942-960.
  • Garcia Pires, A.J., & Heum, P. (2016). Foreign Direct Investments of the BRIC Countries in Norway. In Brennan, L. and Bakir, C. (eds.): Emerging Market Multinationals in Europe, 12, 185-199. New York: Routledge.
  • Garcia Pires, A.J., & Schjelderup, G. (2016). How Panama Became a Tax Haven? Foreign Affairs, 12 April 2016.
  • Garcia Pires, A.J. (2016). Media Pluralism and Competition. European Journal of Law and Economics, 43(2), 255-283.
  • Garcia Pires, A.J. (2015). Brain Drain Waste. Journal of Economic Development, 40, 1-34.
  • 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(1), 95-119.
  • Garcia Pires, A. (2015). Competitiveness-Shifting Effects and the Prisoner's Dilemma in International R&D Subsidy Wars. International Economics, 142, 32-49.
  • Garcia Pires, A.J. (2014). Media Diversity, 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(2), 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. 
  • Garcia Pires, A.J. (2006). Estimating Krugman’s Economic Geography Model for the Spanish Regions. Spanish Economic Review, 4, 83-112. 
  • Garcia Pires, A.J. (2004). Market Potential and Welfare: Evidence from the Iberian Peninsula. Portuguese Economic Journal, 4, 107-127.  

Selected research projects

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