NOVAFRICA@Nova SBE Research Seminars
2013 | 2014

Nova School of Business and Economics
Faculdade de Economia da Universidade Nova de Lisboa
Campus de Campolide
Room 306

Under the theme "Economic Development in Africa", with particular emphasis on Portuguese-speaking countries, the NOVAFRICA@Nova SBE seminars will host a variety of international speakers.

Although intended primarily to faculty and students of the Nova SBE - Faculdade de Economia da Universidade Nova de Lisboa, the seminars are open to the public from other institutions.

For more information about the NOVAFRICA@Nova SBE Research Seminars, please refer to the following Schedule or contact Ms. Sofia Vala by email


NOVAFRICA@Nova SBE Research Seminars

2013 | 2014 






 9 Oct 14:00

Sandra Maximiano

Purdue University

Lying and Friendship 

Nova SBE, room 306

 6 Nov  14:00

Flore Gubert

 Paris School of Economics

Migrants’ HTA and Local Development in Mali

Nova SBE, room 306

27 Nov  14:00

Giuliano Russo


The Economics of Physician Dual Practice in Low-income Settings Nova SBE, room 306
11 Dec  14:00

João Noronha


Leaders Development Model – Reconciling Spaces in an Individualized Learning Nova SBE, room 306

18 Dec


Ana Fernandes

World Bank

Exporter Behavior, Country Size and Stage of Development Nova SBE, room 306
24 Jan  14:00

Emanuel Gomes

University of Sheffield

A Comparative Perspective of International HMR Practices of Indian and European MNEs: Evidence from Africa Nova SBE, room 306
14 Feb  14:00

Margherita Comola

 Paris School of Economics

Intervention-Driven Changes in Social Networks and their Effects on Household Outcomes Nova SBE, room 221
5 Mar  11:30

Julie Regolo

 University of Geneva

Export Diversification: How Much Does the Choice of the Trading Partner Matter? Nova SBE, room 306
26 Mar 14:00

Alessandro Tarozzi

 Universitat Pompeu Fabra

The Impacts of Microcredit: Evidence from Ethiopia Nova SBE, room 306
28 Mar 14:00

Santinho Figueira

 Fundo de Apoio Social - Angola

The Experience of Fundo de Apoio Social in Angola: Supporting Health and Education at Local Level (Pt only) Nova SBE, room 306
31 Mar 09:00

Financial Development in Africa

a Conference by  NOVAFRICA and Nova Finance Center

Nova SBE, Salão Nobre
4 Apr  14:00

Paulo Santos

Monash University

Social Networks and Wages in South Africa  Nova SBE, room 308
9 Apr  11:00

Frédéric Docquier

Université Catholique de Louvain

An Incentive Mechanism to Break the Low-skill Immigration Deadlock Nova SBE, room 306

16 Apr


Eliana La Ferrara

 Bocconi University

Does Interaction Affect Racial Prejudice and Cooperation? Evidence from Randomly Assigned Peers in South Africa Nova SBE, room 308

23 Apr


Ricardo Santos

University of Sussex

Post-Conflict Returns to Education Nova SBE, room 306

9 May


Maria Ana Jalles D'Orey

University of East Anglia

Are Aid Agencies Really Willing to Coordinate? Reality and Prescription Disputed Nova SBE, room 308
28 May 14:00

Imran Rasul

University College London

State-Building, Mass Migration and Compulsory Schooling Laws Across US States Nova SBE, room 306
29 May 14:00

Adeline Delavande

University of Essex

University Choice: The Role of Expected Earnings, Non-pecuniary Outcomes and Financial Constraints Nova SBE, room 306
4 Jun  14:00

Marie-Anne Valfort

Paris School of Economics

Does Malaria Control Impact Education? A Study of the Global Fund in Africa Nova SBE, room 306


Organizers: Cátia Batista, Nova SBE |

                     Pedro Vicente, Nova SBE |

Past seminars here