Seminar Series INOVA – NOVAFRICA
2013 | 2014

Seminar Series INOVA - NOVAFRICA 2013/2014
Nova School of Business and Economics
Faculdade de Economia da Universidade Nova de Lisboa
Campus de Campolide
Room 306


The seminar series INOVA – NOVAFRICA of the academic year 2013-2014 takes place monthly and starts on October 11th.

Under the theme Economic Development in Africa, with particular emphasis on Portuguese-speaking countries, the seminar series will host a variety of international and national 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 seminar series INOVA – NOVAFRICA, please refer to the following Schedule or contact Ms. Olga Tormenta by email.

2nd Semester
FEB 14th, 14h00
Margherita Comola,
Paris School of Economics
Intervention-Driven Changes in Social Networks and their Effects on Household Outcomes
MAR 05th, 11h30
Julie Regolo,
University of Geneva
Export Diversification: How Much Does the Choice of the Trading Partner Matter?
MAR 26th, 14h00
Alessandro Tarozzi,
Universitat Pompeu Fabra
MAR 28th, 14h00
Santinho Figueira,
FAS Angola
A Experiência do Fundo de Apoio Social em Angola: Apoiando Saúde e Educação ao Nível Local

APR 04th, 14h00
Paulo Santos,
Monash University
Social Networks and Wages in South Africa
APR 09th, 14h00
Frédéric Docquier,
Universite Catholique de Louvaine
APR 16th, 15h30
Eliana La Ferrara,
Bocconi University
Does interaction affect prejudice and cooperation? Evidence from randomly assigned peers in South Africa
APR 23rd, 14h00
Ricardo Santos,
University of Sussex
Post-Conflict Returns to Education
MAY 09th, 11h00
Maria Jalles D Orey,
University of East Anglia
Are Aid Agencies Really Willing to Coordinate? Reality and Prescription Disputed
MAY 28th, 14h00
Imran Rasul,
University College London
State-Building, Mass Migration and Compulsory Schooling Laws Across US States
MAY 29th, 14h00
Adeline Delavande,
University of Essex
University Choice: The Role of Expected Earnings, Non-pecuniary Outcomes and Financial Constraints
JUN 04th, 14h00
Marie Anne Valfort,
PSE – Pantheon-Sorbonne University
Does malaria control impact education? A study of the Global Fund in Africa
1st Semester
OCT 11th, 14h00
Sandra Maximiniano,
Purdue University
NOV 06th, 14h00
Flore Gubert,
DIAL- Paris School of Economics
NOV 27th, 14h00
Giuliano Russo,
The Economics of Physician Dual Practice in Low-income Settings
DEC 11th, 14h00
João Noronha,
Leaders Development Model – Reconciling Spaces in an Individualized Learning
DEC 18th, 14h00
Ana Fernandes,
World Bank
Exporter Behavior, Country Size and Stage of Development
JAN 24th, 14h00
Emanuel Gomes,
University of Sheffield
A Comparative Perspective of International HMR Practices of Indian and European MNEs: Evidence from Africa

Please see here the 2012/2013 research seminar schedule.