Research in Africa (RAF) – The First NOVA / Cambridge Joint Initiative

Research in Africa (RAF)

The First NOVA / Cambridge Joint Initiative


Oct 3 and Oct 4, 2018
Reitoria da UNL, Campus de Campolide


NOVAFRICA Presentations

Miguel Pina e Cunha – Oct 3 at 10.30 a.m.

Ambidextrous leadership, paradox and contingency: evidence from Angola

Pedro Vicente – Oct 3 at 12.20 p.m.

On the Mechanics of the Political Resource Curse: Information and Local Elite Behavior in Mozambique

Tijan Bah – Oct 3 at 5 p.m.

Understanding the Willingness to Migrate Illegally: Evidence from a Lab in the Field Experiment in the Gambia

Julia Seither – Oct 3 at 6 p.m.

Reference Points and Entrepreneurship: Evidence from a Field Experiment on Aspirations, Goal Setting, and Business Skills

Alexander Coutts – Oct 3 at 6.10 p.m.

Social Learning in Experimental Games: Evidence from Rwanda

Catia Batista – Oct 3 at 6.30 p.m.

Is Mobile Money Changing Rural Africa? Evidence from a Randomized Field Experiment

Teresa Molina – Oct 4 at 10.10 a.m.

Incentives of Community Health Agents in Guinea-Bissau

Rute Caeiro – Oct 4 at 12.10 a.m.

From Learning to Doing: Diffusion of Agricultural Innovations in Guinea-Bissau

Ines Vilela – Oct 4 at 12.30 p.m.

Adopting a New Development Technology – Testing the Rivalry Hypothesis

To see the full program, click here.