Ph.D. in Economics and Finance

Research Areas

The Nova SBE PhD program provides advanced training in the fields of Economics and Finance. Faculty key-areas are:

Track Economics

  • Development Economics
  • Environmental Economics
  • Finance
  • Health Economics
  • Industrial Organization
  • Labor Economics and Economics of Education
  • Macroeconomics
  • Public Economics & Political Economy

Track Finance

  • Asset Management
  • Asset Pricing
  • Corporate Finance
  • Energy Finance
  • Financial Intermediation
  • Household Finance
  • Innovation and Entrepreneurship
  • Labor and Finance
  • Responsible Finance

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Supporting our researchers

Nova SBE has several Knowledge Centers and Labs to connect and support researchers. Students are typically affiliated to one knowledge center.

  • Nova SBE Economics for Policy Knowledge Center
    Scientific coherence meets real world experience to analyze key challenges from private and public sector organizations. This center uses fundamental tools from economics to tackle relevant issues in organizations, companies, and society at large.
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  • Nova SBE Environmental Economics Knowledge Center
    A center for academic research and policy advice in environmental and natural resources economics. This center’s mission is to produce high quality multidisciplinary research by fostering cooperation between economists and environmental scientists.
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  • Nova SBE Finance Knowledge Center
    A Knowledge Center that brings together the human resources and the activities developed in the Finance area of Nova SBE. Its aim is to strengthen the cooperation between the school and industry, through better research and education in finance.
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  • Nova SBE Health Economics & Management Knowledge Center
    Nova SBE’s research unit and knowledge center for Health Economics, Health Management, Health Policy, and Public Health. It produces and disseminates scientific knowledge that is useful to society and can contribute to well-informed and well-reasoned decision-making.
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  • Nova SBE NOVAFRICA Knowledge Center
    A knowledge center that generates distinctive expertise on business and economic development in Africa, with a particular focus on Portuguese-speaking Africa: Angola, Cape Verde, Guinea-Bissau, Mozambique and Sao Tome and Principe.
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  • Nova SBE Behavioral Lab
    Nova SBE Behavioral Lab is an interdisciplinary research facility focused on understanding human behaviour in organizations (managers and employees) and markets (consumers and societies).
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Gabriel Benito, BI Norwegian Business School
12 Sep '24
Management Seminars | Thursday Gabriel Benito, BI Norwegian Business School

Gabriel Benito, from BI Norwegian Business School, will present his research. 

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Nova SBE welcomes new faculty
Past Research News . 21 September 2023 Nova SBE welcomes new faculty

Nova SBE starts the year with a warm welcome to new faculty for 2023/24.

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