Margarida Soares
Margarida Soares
Assistant Professor
Research Track
Finance Knowledge Center

Dr. Margarida Soares is an Assistant Professor of Finance at Nova School of Business and Economics since September 2019, where she teaches the Advanced Financial Management course in the Masters in Management. 

Margarida holds a BA in Economics from the Universidade Nova de Lisboa and an MA and a PhD in Economics from The University of Chicago.

Prior to joining Nova, Margarida taught at the London School of Economics and at the University of Chicago. Outside of academia, Margarida has worked in the competition practice of Charles Rivers Associates, an economics consulting firm.

2012 - Ph.D. in Economics at University of Chicago

2008 - M.A. in Economics at University of Chicago

2003 - B.A. in Economics at Universidade Nova de Lisboa

Margarida’s research interests lie in the intersection of Corporate Finance, Labor Economics, and Organizational Economics. I am interested on the interaction of firm policies and female outcomes 

  • Desai, Pranav Pradeep, Gavrilova, Ekaterina , Silva, Rui C., Soares, Maria Margarida Figueiredo (Nov 2022), The value of trademarks.