novafrica@novasbe.pt

Conferência NOVAFRICA 2019 sobre
Desenvolvimento Económico em África

June 3, 4 and 5, 2019.
Nova SBE, Carcavelos campus.
Lisbon, Portugal.

 

Keynote Presentations

Paul Collier

University of Oxford

Gerard Padro-i-Miquel

Yale University

Tavneet Suri

MIT

Leonard Wantchekon

Princeton University

Scientific Committee:

Tijan Bah

Universidade Nova de Lisboa | NOVAFRICA

Cátia Batista

Universidade Nova de Lisboa | NOVAFRICA | CReAM | IZA

Alex Coutts

Universidade Nova de Lisboa | NOVAFRICA

Victoire Girard

Universidade Nova de Lisboa | NOVAFRICA

Teresa Molina

Universidade Nova de Lisboa | NOVAFRICA

Pedro Vicente

Universidade Nova de Lisboa | NOVAFRICA | BREAD

Call For Papers – Deadline: March 1, 2019

Invitation to submit:

We are looking for contributions on the broad theme of economic development in Africa. Topics of interest include but are not limited to: financial inclusion; natural resource management; international migration and refugees; the quality of education and health; public service provision and political economy; technology adoption; entrepreneurship and private sector development in the African context.

Submission timetable:

Submissions of full papers (pdf files) are expected by March 1, 2019. Extended abstracts may also be submitted but priority will be given to full papers. Decisions will be made by March 25, 2019.

Submission guidelines:

Please email your submission to novafrica@novasbe.pt.

Download the pdf version here.

Program

Download the pdf version of the preliminary program here

Registration

The deadlines for registration are:

April 15, 2019 for presenters.
May 15, 2019 for non-presenters.

Click here to go to the registration form.

Travel to Carcavelos campus

Airplane

The easiest way to come to Lisbon is by airplane. The easiest way to get from the airport to the Nova campus in Carcavelos is by Taxi or Uber. It is a 30Km journey that costs up to 35 EUR by taxi.

Car

If you arrive by car, you can use the campus parking or park for free in the campus’ surrounding areas.

Train

You can travel overnight by train. There are trains connecting Madrid (Lusitânia Comboio Hotel), Vigo (Celta train) and Irun (Sud Expresso) to Lisbon. From the city center you can take a train to the Nova Carcavelos campus. This train leaves from the station “Cais do Sodré” to either the “Oeiras” or the “Carcavelos” train station and takes approximately 35 minutes. From the Oeiras train station it is a 20 minute walk to the campus. It is 25 minute walk or 5 minute ride with the MobiCascais shuttle from the train station in Carcavelos.

 

Local Accommodation

Cascais Miragem Hotel 5*****

Special prices upon availability: 10% discount on the daily rate at the hotel Website | Reservations can be made through Email or by website | promotional code: NOVAFRICA.
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Intercontinental Estoril 5*****

Special prices upon availability until june 1, 2019: 10% discount on the daily rate (All offers available, either on the online platform or direct contact including the option of buy in advance) | Reservations can be made through Email to Hugo Lamarosa or by phone using +351 218 291 100 | promotional code: #NOVAFRICA Conference 2019.
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Palácio Estoril Hotel 5*****

Rates will be available soon.
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Vila Galé Estoril Hotel 4****

Special prices upon availability until May 6, 2019: 112€/Night – Single Standard Room | 127€/Night – Twin Standard Room | 135€/Night – Single Sea View Room | 153€/Night – Twin Sea View Room (does not include city tax: 1€ per person per night) | Reservations through Email using the promotional code GRP CONFERENCE NOVAFRICA.
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Vila Galé Cascais Hotel 4****

Special prices upon availability: 125.55€/Night – Single Standard Room | 139.50€/Night – Twin Standard Room | 150.66€/Night – Single Sea View Room | 167.40€/Night – Twin Sea View Room (does not include city tax: 1€ per person per night) | Reservations through Email using the promotional code GRP CONFERENCE NOVAFRICA.
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Praia Mar Carcavelos Hotel 4****

Special prices until May 2, 2019: 70€/Night – Single Room | 75€/Night – Double Room (does not include city tax: 1€ per person per night up to a maximum of 5 nights) | Reservations through Email to Antonio Romeiro referring to NOVAFRICA Conference.
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