Faculty & Research

Research Report

The Nova SBE Research Annual Report provides an overview of the research activities:

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Research Office

The Research Office works as an operational area, providing support to grant and fellowship applications, project management, coordination and implementation of research oriented events, and the overall management of the PhD programs.

Contacts

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Tel: + 351 213 801 640

People

  • Sofia Vala – Projects Officer
  • Rita Torrão - Doctoral Programs Officer
  • Cheila Almeida – Research Communication Officer
  • Inês Ferreira – Staff (Grants Applications)
  • Patrícia Cardoso – Staff
  • Alice Martins – Staff

Research Unit External Advisory Committee

The Research Unit has an External Advisory Committee whose members are renowned   scholars from prestigious universities:

Research Seminars

Sharing knowledge, discussing ideas, exchanging best practices in research, and supporting the development of junior researchers and doctoral students by exposure to state of the art research – these are some of the key features of Nova SBE Research Seminars.

Organized under four different series – Economics, Finance, Management and Novafrica – the seminars bring to our school international researchers working on a variety of themes.

Economics Seminars
Finance Seminars
Management Seminars
Novafrica Seminars

Other Recent Projects

by Nova Finance User.

  • Externalities, Equilibriums and Policy Lessons from Multi-Sector Models of Endogenous Growth
    Coordinator: Ana Balcão Reis
    Execution Dates: 2010-2013
    Funding Entity: Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia
    Keywords: Externalities, Human Capital, Natural capital, Endogenous Growth

    Mobile Banking, Business Training and Microenterprise Development in Mozambique
    Coordinator - Catia Batista, Sandra Sequeira and Pedro C. Vicente
    Funding Entity - USAID Development Innovation Ventures (DIV) – 2012
    Research Group –Development and Macroeconomics

    The role of technology, financial resources and business skills in microenterprise development in Mozambique 
    Coordinator: Cátia Batista 
    Execution Dates: 2012 – 2014
    Funding Entity: USAID
  • Determinants and Economic Consequences of Non-GAAP Financial Reporting in Europe
    Coordinator: Ana Marques
    Execution Dates: 2010-2013
    Funding Entity: Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia
    Keywords: non-GAAP financial measures, voluntary disclosure, earnings announcements, European financial reporting

    Return Predictability
    Coordinator: Pedro Santa Clara
    Execution Dates: 2010-2013
    Funding Entity: Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia
    Keywords: Stock return, predictability, asset pricing, corporate earnings

    Financial Intermediation, Banking Conglomerates and Crises
    Coordinator: Miguel Ferreira
    Execution Dates: 2011-2014
    Funding Entity: Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia
    Keywords: Financial Intermediation, Financial Crises, Universal Banking
  • The income gradient of lifestyles for the population aged 50+ in Portugal
    Coordinator: Pedro Pita Barros
    Execution Dates: 2012-2014
    Funding Entity: Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia
    Keywords: inequities, income, lifestyles, health

    The Role of Worker, Firm, and Collective Agreement Heterogeneity in the Formation of Wages: Revealing Evidence from Regression Models with High-Dimensional fixed Effects
    Coordinator: Pedro Portugal
    Execution Dates: 2010-2013
    Funding Entity: Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia
    Keywords: wage formator, fixed effects estimator, wage differentials, wage agreements

    Local Governance and Policy Outcomes
    Coordinator: Susana Peralta
    Execution Dates: 2010-2013
    Funding Entity: Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia
    Keywords: Decentralization, Yardstick competition, vertical spillovers, social policies

    Managerial Employment Contracts with Break-up Fees: The Trade-off between Job Assignment and Turnover Efficiencies
    Coordinator: Luis Vasconcelos
    Execution Dates: 2012-2014
    Funding Entity: Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia
    Keywords: Labor contracts, break-up fees, worker promotion, worker turnover

    Ambiguity, Wariness and Speculation
    Coordinator: Mário Páscoa
    Execution Dates: 2011-2014
    Funding Entity: Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia
    Keywords: bubbles, ambiguity, leverage, money

    WHO – World Health Organization
    Coordinator: Pedro Pita Barros 
    Execution Dates: 2012-2014
    Funding Entity: WHO – European Center for Healthy Systems and Policies
    Research Group: Microeconomics

    Match Destruction 
    Coordinator: Pedro Portugal
    Execution Dates: 2011-2014
    Funding Entity: Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia
    Keywords: Job destruction, job losses, job duration, matching

  • Business Groups in Portugal during the Estado Novo Period
    Coordinator: Álvaro Ferreira da Silva
    Execution Dates - 2010-2013
    Funding Entity - Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia
    Keywords: Business History, Business Groups, Institutions, Economic Growth

    The Portuguese Capital Market During the XXth Century and the Average Cost of Capital for Portuguese Investments
    Coordinator: Maria Eugénia Mata
    Execution Dates: 2010-2013
    Funding Entity:L Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia
    Keywords: Capital market, capital budgeting, stock exchange, economic growth

    Studies on Social Mobility in Portugal (1860-1960)
    Coordinator: Maria Eugénia Mata
    Execution Dates: 2011-2013
    Funding Entity: Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia

    The Role of “User Innovators” in the Development of Telecom Products and Services
    Coordinator: Miguel Pina e Cunha
    Execution Dates: 2010-2013
    Funding Entity: Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia
    Keywords: User innovation, telecom services, open platforms, user entrepreneurship
  • Welfare Effects of Financial Intermediation, International Finance Integration, and Consumer Default
    Coordinator: António Rebocho Antunes
    Execution Dates: 2010-2013
    Funding Entity: Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia
    Keywords: welfare, heterogeneous agents, defaults, financial intermediation

    New Approaches to Infinite Variance Time Series Modeling
    Coordinator: Iliyan Georgiev
    Execution Dates: 2010-2013
    Funding Entity: Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia
    Keywords: time series models, heavy tails, robust methods, bootstrap
  • Organizational Abuse and Ethical Behavior in the Working Place
    Coordinator: Luis Lages
    Execution Dates: 2011-2014
    Funding Entity: Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia
    Keywords: Business ethics, employment justice, corporate social responsibility, working place

On-Going Projects

by Nova Finance User.

Funding Entity

Project Reference

Principal Investigator

Name of the Project

Period

Funding (€)

European Commission Agreement 664691 Pedro Pita Barros Bridge Health  2015 - 2017 29,986
European Commission ERC - 312558  Miguel A. Ferreira Universal banking, corporate control, and financial crises 2013 - 2018 1,174,000
Associação Portuguesa dos Licenciados em Optometria N/A Pedro Pita Barros, Alexandre Lourenço Estudo sobre o acesso a cuidados de saúde visual em Portugal 2017 30,000
Banco de Portugal N/A Maria Eugénia Mata Research services on the Portuguese Monetary Union 2015 - 2017 123,000
Direcção Geral das Actividades Económicas N/A Pedro Pita Barros Estudo sobre o funcionamento do mercado de manuais escolares 2017 44,375
Fundação Belmiro de Azevedo N/A Luís Catela Nunes Teacher impact on student learning 2016 - 2019 120,000
Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian N/A Maria Antonieta Cunha e Sá The economic valuation and governance of marine and coastal ecosystem services 2014 - 2017 468,720
Fundação Francisco Manuel dos Santos N/A João Amador Current challenges facing Portuguese international trade: a firm-level perspective 2016 - 2019 58,472
Fundação Francisco Manuel dos Santos N/A José Tavares European Funds: Institutions, economic development and social cohesion 2015 – 2017 73,615
Fundação Francisco Manuel dos Santos N/A José Tavares, Francesco Franco Budget, Economy and Democracy: a proposal of institutional architecture 2016 - 2018 66,620
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia  PTDC/IIM-ECO/6812/2014  Ana Balcão Reis  Determinants of school effectiveness: Learning from the Portuguese educational system microdata  2016 - 2019  131,016 
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia  PTDC/IIM-GES/2686/2014 Ana Marques Disclosure of information on financial institutions in times of crises 2016 - 2019 55,059
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia DataLab Luís Catela Nunes DATALAB 2017 - 2019 1,265,554
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia  MarES Maria Antonieta Cunha e Sá Changing uses and values of marine ecosystem services in the Norwegian Arctic 2017 - 2020 150,000
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia  PTDC/IIM-FIM/4177/2014 Miguel A. Ferreira Real Effects of Credit Ratings 2016 - 2019 165,872
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia  PTDC/IIM-ECO/6170/2014 Pedro Pita Barros Limits and opportunities of patient empowerment in health systems: Lessons from pharmaceutical markets 2016 - 2019 186,549
International Growth Center N/A Cláudia Custódio Financial literacy of managers and the efficiency of capital allocation in corporations 2015 - 21,600
International Growth Center N/A Cátia Batista Randomized impact evaluation of farmer participatory innovative agricultural practices 2016 - 36,100
International Growth Center, United States Agency for International Development (USAID) N/A Cátia Batista, Pedro Vicente The role of technology, financial resources and business skills in microenterprise development in Mozambique 2016 - 2019 245,800
International Initiative for Impact Evaluation (3ie) N/A Pedro Vicente On the mechanics of the natural resource curse: Information and local elite behavior in Mozambique 2015 - 2018 419,500
International Initiative for Impact Evaluation (3ie) N/A Cátia Batista, Julia Seither Entrepreneurship training in Mozambique: The role of business skills vs. aspirations 2016 - 21,700
International Initiative for Impact Evaluation (3ie), International Growth Center N/A Pedro Vicente, Alex Coutts On the mechanics of the political resource curse: Behavioral measurements of information and local elite bahavior in Mozambique 2015 - 86,300
Islamic Solidarity Fund for Development of the Islamic Development Bank N/A Cátia Batista Farmer participatory experimentation in Mozambique 2014 - 665,400
University of Michigan N/A Dean Yang (University of Michigan) Health, education and economic interventions for orphans and vulnerable children in Mozambique 2016 - 417,800