Seminars NOVAFRICA @ Nova SBE
2018 | 2019

Under the theme of Economic Development in Africa, 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 the Research Office by email.

Nova School of Business and Economics
Campus de Carcavelos
2nd Semester
JAN 31st, 14h30
Room A 219B
Gharad Bryan,
London School of Economics
FEB 13th, 14h30
Room A 219B
Emma Riley,
University of Oxford
Hiding loans using mobile money: Experimental evidence on microenterprise investment in Uganda
FEB 27th, 14h30
Room A 219B
Laura Schechter,
University of Wisconsin
Spillovers without Social Interactions in Urban Sanitation
MAR 14th, 14h00
Room A 219B
Ana Garcia-Hernandez,
Nova SBE
Wheels of Change: Impact of Bicycles on Female Education and Empowerment in Zambia
APR 03rd, 14h30
Room A 219B
Josh Blumenstock,
University of California, Berkeley
Migration and the Value of Social Networks
APR 04th, 11h00
Room A 219B
Isabel Ruiz,
University of Oxford
The Consequences of Refugee Repatriation for Stayees: Implications for Sustainable Development
JUN 19th, 14h30
Room A 219B
Vittorio Bassi,
University of Southern California
Skills, Signals and Job Search in Low-income Labor Markets: Evidence from a Six-year Two-Sided Field Experiment
JUN 25th, 16h30
Room A 219B
Kjetil Bjorvatn,
Women’s economic empowerment and fertility: Long-term evidence from Tanzania
JUL 03rd, 14h30
Room A 219A
Paulo Santos,
Monash University
Can collective action be trained?
1st Semester
SEP 12th, 14h30
Room D 113
Frederic Docquier,
Université Catholique de Louvain
SEP 14th, 11h00
Room A 219B
Michel Beine,
University of Luxembourg
Migration Desires and the Role of Integration Policies
SEP 19th, 14h30
Room A 219B
Julia Seither,
Nova SBE
Keeping Up with the Joneses: Relative Performance Feedback and Business Performance
SEP 26th, 14h30
Room A 219B
Richard Akresh,
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Long-term and Intergenerational Effects of Education: Evidence from School Construction in Indonesia
OCT 10th, 14h30
Room A 219B
Eoin McGuirk,
Tufts University
OCT 31st, 14h30
Room A 219B
Erwin Bulte,
Wageningen University
NOV 7th, 14h30
Room A 219B
António Cruz,
NOV 14th, 14h30
Room A 219B
Ragnar Torvik,
Norwegian University of Science and Technology
NOV 28th, 14h30
Room A 219B
Alex Scacco,
Berlin Social Science Center
Beliefs about the Costs and Benefits of Irregular Migration: New Evidence from Nigeria


Please see here the 2017/2018 seminar schedule.

Please see here the 2016/2017 seminar schedule.

Please see here the 2015/2016 seminar schedule.

Please see here the 2014/2015 seminar schedule.