Seminars NOVAFRICA @ Nova SBE 2021 | 2022

The NOVAFRICA @Nova SBE seminar series hosts a variety of international speakers on topics related to economic development. 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 us via email.

Nova School of Business and Economics
Campus de Carcavelos
Lisbon, Portugal
1st Semester


Sep 1st, 03:15pm
Jerónimo Martins Auditorium
Paul Collier, University of Oxford
Special Lecture

Can we make sense of development?

OCT 13th, 02:30pm
Room A 219A
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Jean-Philippe Platteau,
University of Namur
Entrenched Political Dynasties and Development under Competitive Clientelism: Evidence from Pakistan
Paper | Podcast
OCT 29th, 02:30pm
Room D 115
Andrew Foster,
Brown University
Start What You Finish! Ex ante risk and schooling investments in the presence of dynamic Complementarities
NOV 3rd, 02:30pm
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Marta Reynal-Querol,
Universitat Pompeu Fabra
Colonization, Early Settlers and Development: The Case of Latin America
NOV 10th, 02:30pm
Room A 219B
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Jonathan Weigel,
London School of Economics
Optimal Assignment of Bureaucrats: Evidence from Randomly Assigned Tax Collectors in the DRC
Paper | Video | Podcast
Nov 12th, 04:00pm
Teresa and Alexandre Soares dos Santos Library
Manuel Araújo, Mayor of Quelimane City, Mozambique
Special Lecture

Cities that work: the case of Quelimane, Mozambique

NOV 24th, 02:30pm
Room A 219B
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Elena Stancanelli,
Paris School of Economics
Household Expenditure in the Wake of Terrorism: evidence from high frequency in-home-scanner data
DEC 10th, 02:30pm
Room A 219B
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Moussa Blimpo,
World Bank
Asymmetry in Civic Information: An Experiment on Tax Participation among Informal Firms in Togo
Paper | Video | Podcast


Please see here the 2020/2021 Seminar schedule.

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.