Seminars NOVAFRICA @ Nova SBE
2015 | 2016

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 05th, 16h00
Room 306

Jackie Wahba,
University of Southampton

Upward or Downward: Occupational Mobility and Return Migration

FEB 17th, 14h30
Room 308

Chris Woodruff,
University of Warwick

What Are the Headwaters of Formal Savings? Experimental Evidence from Sri Lanka

FEB 24th, 14h30
Room 306

Julia Seither,
Nova SBE

MAR 2nd, 14h30
Room 219

Jeremy Magruder,
UC Berkeley

MAR 9th, 14h30
Room 306

Francisco Campos,
World Bank

Short-term Impacts of Entrepreneurship Skills Development: Testing Two Alternative Business Training Programs in Togo

MAR 30th, 14h30
Room 306

Sandra Sequeira,
London School of Economics

Migrants and the Making of America

APR 06th, 14h30
Room 306

Jakob Svensson,
Institute for International Economic Studies

Low Quality, Low Returns, Low Adoption: Evidence from the Market for Fertilizer and Hybrid Seed in Uganda

APR 13th, 14h30
Room 306

Karen Macours,
Paris School of Economics

The Reliability and Validity of Skills Measurement in Rural Household Surveys

APR 27th, 14h30
Room 306

Nahomi Ichino,
University of Michigan

Segregation, Diversity, and Intra-Party Competition in Ghana

MAY 11th, 14h30
Room 306

Philip Verwimp,
Universtié Libre de Bruxelles

Secondary School as a Contraceptive: Quasi-Experimental Evidence from Burundi

MAY 18th, 11h00
Room 306

Alice Mesnard,
City University London

Asymmetry of Information within Family Networks

MAY 25th, 14h30
Room 306

Tilman Brück,
International Security and Development Center

The War at Home: Long-Run Individual-Level Origins of Domestic Violence

JUN 16th, 16h00
Room 306

Marcel Fafchamps,
Stanford University

Gender and Agency Within the Household: Experimental Evidence from Pakistan

JUN 22nd, 14h30
Room 306

Flávio Cunha,

Eliciting Maternal Subjective Expectations about the Technology of Cognitive Skill Formation

JUL 14th and 15th
Palacete Henrique Mendonça


1st Semester


OCT 07th, 14h00
Room 306

Alex Armand,
Universidad de Navarra

Measuring and Changing Control: Women Empowerment and Targeted Transfers

NOV 04th, 14h30
Room 308

Alexander Coutts,
Nova SBE

Social Learning in Experimental Games: Evidence from Rwanda

NOV 25th, 14h30
Room 306

Hugo Reis,
Banco de Portugal

Girls’ Schooling Choices and Home Production: Evidence from Pakistan

DEC 02nd, 14h30
Room 306

Arinze Nwokolo,
University of Navarra

Oil Price Shocks and Civil Conflict: Evidence from Nigeria

DEC 09th, 14h30
Room 306

Devesh Rustagi,
Goethe University Frankfurt

Dishonesty in Milk Markets in India

Please see here the 2014/2015 research seminar schedule.

Please see here the 2013/2014 research seminar schedule.

Please see here the 2012/2013 research seminar schedule.