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Annual Report 2016

Since its creation in 2011, the NOVAFRICA center has produced substantial output in the field of business and economic development in African countries. Specifically, we have been undertaking a range of applied research projects in which the interaction with governmental and non‐governmental institutions has been of key importance. Our geographical focus of attention has mainly,... Read More

NOVAFRICA Program: MDI for the first time in Portuguese

NOVAFRICA organizes the Management Development Institute (MDI) for the first time in Portuguese from 03 to 09 December in Maputo, Mozambique. MDI is a health management and leadership program aimed at professionals in the sector, such as hospital managers, physicians, government and nongovernmental agency officials, to assist health ministries in the implementation of their priorities,... Read More

NOVAFRICA Conference “The EU-Africa Summit and the Future of the Relations Between Portugal and Africa”

NOVAFRICA, in partnership with the Câmara de Comércio e Indústria Portugal-Costa do Marfim, organised a Conference on 21 November 2017. The event, which took place at Nova SBE, addressed the theme ‘EU-Africa Summit and the Future of the Relations between Portugal and Africa’. Several speakers from CCIPCM, Nova SBE, NOVAFRICA, Millennium BCP, SIC and Nuvigroup... Read More

A talk with Sara Lowes from Harvard University

A talk with Sara Lowes On November 8th, 2017, Sara Lowes gave a talk in the NOVAFRICA Seminar Series. Her seminar was entitled “Matrilineal Kinship and Spousal Cooperation: Evidence from the Matrilineal Belt”. After the seminar the NOVAFRICA Student Group asked her a few questions about the paper she presented and her research in general. You... Read More

The Uses of Development Economics: A talk with Abhijit Banerjee

On November 7, 2017, NOVAFRICA welcomes Professor Abhijit Banerjee from MIT for a talk under the theme “The Uses of Development Economics”. This event, co-organized by NOVAFRICA, NEC, E4P and NovaSU, will be an informal conversation for those interested in development economics. Abhijit Banerjee is currently the Ford Foundation International Professor of Economics at the Massachusetts Institute of... Read More

A talk with Lucia Corno

On October 25th, 2017, Lucia Corno gave a talk in the NOVAFRICA Seminar Series. Her seminar was entitled “Age of Marriage, Weather Shocks, and the Direction of Marriage Payments”. After the seminar the NOVAFRICA Student Group asked her a few questions about the paper she presented and her research in general. You can see the... Read More
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