Seminars NOVAFRICA @ Nova SBE
2014 | 2015

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


Under the theme Economic Development in Africa, with particular emphasis on Portuguese-speaking countries, the NOVAFRICA@Nova SBE seminar series hosts a variety of international speakers.

Although intended primarily to Nova SBE’s faculty and students, the seminars are open to the public.

For more information about the seminar series NOVAFRICA@Nova SBE, please refer to the following schedule or contact Ms. Sofia Vala by email.

2nd Semester
FEB 03rd, 14h30
Room 306
Emilia Soldani,
New York University
FEB 05th, 14h30
Room 306
Sara Hernandez,
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
FEB 09th, 14h30
Room 306
Jana Cahlikova,
FEB 11th, 14h30
Room 306
Alexander Coutts,
New York University
FEB 13th, 14h30
Room 306
Luís Catão,
International Monetary Fund
World Food Prices, the Terms of Trade-Real Exchange Rate Nexus, and Monetary Policy
FEB 16th, 14h30
Room 306
Roberta Zíparo,
Paris School of Economics
FEB 17th, 14h30
Room 306
Thimothée Demont,
CERDI, University of Auvergne
FEB 18th, 14h00
Room 306
Michael Callen,
Harvard Kennedy School
Using Preference Parameter Estimates to Tailor Incentives: Evidence from Polio Vaccination Drives in Pakistan
FEB 25th, 14h00
Room 306
Mariapia Mendola,
Sibling Rivalry and Migration
FEB 27th, 11h00
Room 306
Dan Biller,
World Bank
MAR 11th, 14h00
Room 306
Vincent Pons,
Harvard University
Homogeneous teams and productivity – Experimental Evidence from Kenya
MAR 13th, 11h30
Room 308
Teresa Molina Millán,
Paris School of Economics
MAR 18th, 14h00
Room 306
Jonathan Goyette,
Université de Sherbrooke
Firms’ Growth, Corruption, Taxation and Financial Intermediation in Developing Countries
APR 29th, 14h00
Room 306
William Parienté,
Université Catholique de Louvain
Discrimination as a Self-Fulfilling Prophecy: Evidence from French Grocery Stores
MAY 8th, 14h00
Room 308
Hillel Rapoport,
Paris School of Economics
MAY 13th, 14h00
Room 306
Roxana Gutiérrez-Romero,
Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona
MAY 27th, 14h00
Room 308
Paulo Santos,
Monash University
Risk, Ambiguity and the Adoption of Innovations
1st Semester
OCT 08th, 14h00
Room 306
Olivier Cadot,
HEC Lausanne
NOV 5th, 14h00
Room 306
Ameet Morjaria,
Harvard University
Competition and Relational Contracts: Evidence from Rwanda’s Coffee Mills
NOV 26th, 14h00
Room 306
Gerald Willmann,
University of Bielefeld
DEC 10th, 14h00
Room 306
Christine Valente,
Universit y of Bristol
JAN 09th, 14h30
Room 306
Paul Collier,
University of Oxford
Effective organizations, why they are scarce in Africa, and what can be done about it

Please see here the 2013/2014 research seminar schedule.

Please see here the 2012/2013 research seminar schedule.