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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 – Research Manager
  • Patrícia Ferreira – Doctoral Programs Officer
  • Alice Martins – Staff
  • Lina Simões – Staff
  • Andreia Graça – Science and Technology Management Fellow
  • Júlia Carvalho – Science and Technology Management Fellow
  • Rita Grácio – Science and Technology Management Fellow

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

Ongoing Projects

by Nova Finance User.

Funding Entity

Project Reference

Principal Investigator (PI)

Title of Project

Project Timeframe

Funding (€)

Banco de Portugal N/A Maria Eugénia Mata Economic history of the former colonies and their connection to the Metropolis 2018-2020 30,000.00
European Commission/Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions - Innovative Training Networks (MSCA-ITN) 721402 — IQCE Pedro Pita Barros Improving Quality of Care in Europe (****) 2017-2020 422,712.70
European Research Council 312558 Miguel Ferreira Universal banking, corporate control and financial crises 2013-2018 1,174,000.00
Fundação Belmiro de Azevedo N/A Luís Catela Nunes Teacher impact on student learning 2016-2019 120,000.00
Fundação Belmiro de Azevedo - EDULOG N/A Ana Balcão Reis Factors explaing school underachievement 2018-2021 166,095.00
Fundação Francisco Manuel dos Santos (FFMS) N/A João Amador Current challenges facing Portuguese international trade: A firm-level perspective 2016-2019 58,472.00
Fundação Francisco Manuel dos Santos (FFMS) N/A José Tavares Budget, Economy and Democracy: a proposal of institutional architecture 2016-2018 66,620.49
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia (FCT) PD/527/2012 Fernando Anjos PhD in Economics|Finance 2014-2021 91,500.00
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia (FCT) IF/01106/2012 Renato Rosa FCT Investigator Programme 2013 - Integrating ecology and economics for climate change impact assessment 2017-2018 25,256.64
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia (FCT) MarNoruega/0002/2016 Maria Antonieta Cunha e Sá Changing Uses and Values of Marine Ecosystem Services in the Norwegian Arctic: Comparative Studies between Norway and Portugal (**) 2017-2020 150,000.00
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia (FCT) PTDC/IIM-ECO/6170/2014 Pedro Pita Barros Limits and opportunities of patient empowerment in health systems – lessons from pharmaceutical markets (****) 2016-2019 186,549.00
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia (FCT) PTDC/IIM-ECO/6813/2014 Ana Balcão Reis Determinants of school effectiveness: Learning from the Portuguese educational system microdata 2016-2019 131,016.00
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia (FCT) PTDC/IIM-GES/2686/2014 Ana Marques Disclosure of information on financial institutions in times of crises 2016-2019 55,059.00
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia (FCT) PTDC/IIM-FIN/4177/2014 Miguel Ferreira Real Effects of Credit Ratings 2016-2019 165,872.00
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia (FCT) LISBOA-01-0145-FEDER-022209 Luís Catela Nunes Social Sciences Data Lab (DataLab) 2017-2019 2,139,599.00
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia (FCT)/ Portugal 2020 PTDC/EGE-ECO/31213/2017 Susana Peralta Local Governance: Taxation, Accountability, Performance 2018-2021 236,312.76
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia (FCT)/ Portugal 2020 PTDC/EGE-OGE/31967/2017 Miguel Ferreira Non-Bank Financing, Business Cycles and Financial Crises (***) 2018-2021 237,849.69
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia (FCT)/ Portugal 2020 PTDC/EGE-ECO/28924/2017 Paulo Rodrigues Heavy-Tails and Robust Estimation in Economics and Finance 2018-2021 239,320.79
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia (FCT)/ Portugal 2020 PTDC/HAR-HIS/28187/2017 Luciano Amaral International Monetary Fund Interventions in Portugal 2018-2021 231,170.01
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia (FCT)/ Portugal 2020 PTDC/EGE-ECO/32511/2017 Cátia Batista Integrating Immigrants as a Tool for Broad Development: Experimental Evidence for Portugal and Cape Verde (*) 2018-2021 239,935.55
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia (FCT)/ Portugal 2020 PTDC/EGE-ECO/31209/2017 Pedro Vicente Belief Systems and Health Behaviors in Guinea Bissau (*) 2018-2021 239,852.54
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia (FCT)/ Portugal 2020 PTDC/EGE-ECO/30523/2017 Maria Antonieta Cunha e Sá Land Use Changes at The Urban-Rural Interface: A Portuguese Case Study (**) 2018-2021 239,754.55
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia (FCT)/ Portugal 2020 PTDC/EGE-ECO/29121/2017 Pedro Portugal Human capital spillovers 2018-2021 238,070.79
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia (FCT)/ Portugal 2020 PTDC/ASP-AGR/29771/2017 Maria Teresa Ferreira M. da C. Cardoso (PI),(ISA); and Maria Antonieta Cunha e Sá (Nova SBE) Optimal greening of irrigated farmland to achieve a prime environment (**) 2018-2021 239,214.07
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia (FCT)/ Portugal 2020 PTDC/CTA-AMB/28438/2017 Pedro da Costa Brito Cabral (PI), (IMS); and Maria Antonieta Cunha e Sá (Nova SBE) Assessment of ecosystem services, biodiversity, and well-being in Portugal (**) 2018-2021 239,903.06
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia (FCT)/ Portugal 2020 PTDC/EGE-OGE/32573/2017 Pedro Oliveira (PI),(UCP); and Miguel Pina e Cunha (Nova SBE) Revolutionizing healthcare: Empowering patients by valuing innovation and promoting entrepreneurship 2018-2020 231,101.31
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia (FCT)/ Portugal 2020 PTDC/EGE-ECO/28814/2017 Luís F. Costa (PI), (ISEG); and Carlos Santos (Nova SBE) Markups, fluctuations, and financial frictions 2018-2021 239,543.00
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia (FCT)/ Portugal 2020 PTDC/EGE-OGE/28603/2017 Clara Raposo (PI), (ISEG); and Cláudia Custódio (Nova SBE) SMEs Certification (Rating), Financing and Bank Relations: Evaluating the Consequences of the SME-Leader Program in Portugal 2008-2016 for SMEs and Banks 2018-2021 239,872.59
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia (FCT) N/A Leid Zejnilović Predicting long-term unemployment: an applied approach for intelligent unemployment management 2018-2020 122,556.00
International Growth Center (IGC) N/A Cátia Batista The introduction of mobile money in Mozambique (*) 2012-ongoing 115,240.00
International Growth Center (IGC) N/A Cátia Batista Randomized impact evaluation of farmer participatory innovative agricultural practices (*) 2016-ongoing 36,055.00
International Growth Center (IGC) N/A Cátia Batista The role of technology, financial resources and business skills in microenterprise development in Mozambique (*) 2016-2019 245,773.22
International Growth Center (IGC) N/A Pedro Vicente Preventing Islamic Radicalization in Mozambique: Through Faith or Employment? (*) 2018- 14,840.00
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 419,543.34
International Initiative for Impact Evaluation (3ie), International Growth Center (IGC) N/A Pedro Vicente On the mechanics of the political resource curse: Behavioral measurements of information and local elite bahavior in Mozambique (*) 2015-ongoing 86,297.00
Islamic Solidarity Fund for Development (ISDF) of the Islamic Development Bank (IDB) N/A Cátia Batista Farmer participatory experimentation in Mozambique (*) 2014-ongoing 665,363.51

 

* Projects from NOVAFRICA Knowledge Center
** Projects from Nova SBE Environmental Economics Knowledge Center
*** Projects from Nova SBE Finance Knowledge Center
**** Projects from Nova SBE Health Economics & Management Knowledge Center