Joao Correia da Silva received his PhD from the University of Porto in 2005, and is an Assistant Professor there since 2006. He was a Marie Curie Research Fellow at the Toulouse School of Economics between September 2015 and February 2017. His field of research is Microeconomic Theory, focusing on Contract Theory, Industrial Economics and General Equilibrium Theory. He has published in scientific journals such as Economic Theory, Journal of Mathematical Economics, International Journal of Economic Theory, Journal of Economics & Management Strategy, B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis and Policy, Papers in Regional Science and Annals of Regional Science.