Seminars NOVAFRICA @ Nova SBE 2020 | 2021

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
Lisbon, Portugal
1st Semester


OCT 7th, 02:30pm
David McKenzie,
World Bank
Improving Business Practices and the Boundary of the Entrepreneur: A Randomized Experiment Comparing Training, Consulting, Insourcing and Outsourcing
Paper and Video
OCT 14th, 02h30pm
Lisa Spantig,
University of Essex
Flexible Microcredit: Effects on Loan Repayment and Social Pressure
Paper and Video
OCT 21th, 02h30pm
Caroline Theoharides,
Amherst College
Medical Worker Migration and Origin-Country Human Capital: Evidence from U.S. Visa Policy
Paper and Video
OCT 28th, 02h30pm
Benjamin Marx,
Eat Widely, Vote Wisely? Lessons from a Campaign Against Vote Buying in Uganda
NOV 11th, 02h30pm
Cynthia Kinnan,
Tufts University
Can Microfinance Unlock a Poverty Trap for Some Entrepreneurs?
Paper and Video
NOV 18th, 02h30pm
Samuel Bazzi,
Boston University
Islam and the State: Religious Education in the Age of Mass Schooling
DEC 16th, 02h30pm
Pamela Jakiela,
Williams College
A Firm of One’s Own: Experimental Evidence on Credit Constraints and Occupational Choice
Paper and Video


Please see here the 2019/2020 Seminar schedule.

Please see here the 2018/2019 seminar schedule.

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.