Daniel Traça
Daniel Traça
Strategy and Entrepreneurship

Daniel Traça was Dean and is Professor of Economics at Nova School of Business and Economics (Nova SBE), in Lisbon. He is also Visiting Professor at INSEAD, in France and Singapore. Previously, he was Assistant Professor at INSEAD, and held the Marie et Alain Philippson Chair in Managing for Sustainable Human Development, at the Solvay Business School, in Brussels, where he was Vice-President and Director of the MBA Program. Daniel was Visiting Professor in the KDI School of Management and Policy, in Seoul, and in the Graduate Institute of International Economics, in Geneva. Daniel graduated from Nova School of Business and Economics and obtained his PhD from Columbia University, New York. He has worked as a consultant for the World Bank and the European Commission and published his scientific research in several leading international academic journals in the field of Globalization and Economic Development.

- PhD in Economics, Columbia University
- MA in Economics, Columbia University
- Undergraduate in Economics, Universidade Nova de Lisboa

His research focuses on uncovering and testing some of the new paradigms, while contributing to adapt policy. Among the topics his have been addressing are: the new phenomena in labor markets and labor relations in industrialized nations, the relationship between market structure and trade exposure and innovation and the implications of the new institutional development economics for the effects of globalization of growth in poor nations.

  • Dutt, Pushan, Maria Santacreu, Ana, Traça, Daniel (2022). The gravity of experience. Canadian Journal of Economics, 55 (1), 213-248.
  • Hudon, Marek, Traça, Daniel (2011). On the efficiency effects of subsidies in microfinance: an empirical inquiry. World Development, 39 (6), 966-973.
  • Dutt, Pushan, Traça, Daniel (2010). Avec qui commercez-vous? Innovation défensive et la tendance à la qualification du travail. Canadian Journal of Economics, 43 (4), 1198-1220.
  • Dutt, Pushan, Traça, Daniel (2010). Corruption and bilateral trade flows: extortion or evasion?. Review of Economics and Statistics, 92 (4), 843-860.
  • Balcão Reis, Ana, Traça, Daniel (2008). Spillovers and the competitive pressure for long-run innovation. European Economic Review, 52 (4), 589-610.
  • Traça, Daniel (2005). Globalization, wage volatility, and the welfare of workers. Review of International Economics, 13 (2), 237-249.
  • Traça, Daniel (2005). Labor markets and kaleidoscopic comparative advantage. Review of International Economics, 13 (3), 431-444.
  • Traça, Daniel (2005). Trade exposure, export intensity, and wage volatility: theory and evidence. Review of Economics and Statistics, 87 (2), 336-347.
  • Traça, Daniel (2004). Trade liberalization, labour mobility and wages. Journal of International Trade and Economic Development, 13 (2), 111-136.
  • Traça, Daniel (2002). Imports as competitive discipline: the role of the productivity gap. Journal of Development Economics, 69 (1), 1-21.
  • Traça, Daniel (2001). Quantitative restrictions, market power and productivity growth. Journal of Development Economics, 65 (1), 95-111.
  • Dutt, Pushan, Santacreu, Ana Maria, Traça, Daniel (Oct 2020), 47 p., (INSEAD, n. 2020/52/EPS), The gravity of experience.
  • Dutt, Pushan, Santacreu, Ana Maria, Traça, Daniel (Mar 2014), (Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, n. 2014-041A), The gravity of experience.
  • Gheeraert, Laurent, Mata, Ritha Sukadi, Traça, Daniel (Jan 2010), (Centre Emile Bernheim - Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management, n. 10/013), Remittances and domestic investment in developing countries: an analysis of the role of financial sector development.
  • Traça, Daniel(2005), 28 p., (Solvay Business School, n. 05/001), Wage restraint and volatility.
  • Cadot, Olivier, Suwa-Eisenmann, Akiko, Traça, Daniel(2001), 35 p., (Laboratoire d'Economie Appliquee, INRA, n. 203), Trade-related issues in the regulation of genetically modified organisms.