Cátia Batista
Cátia Batista
Professor Associado com Agregação
Economia
NOVAFRICA Knowledge Center

Cátia Batista é Professora Associada de Economia na Nova School of Business and Economics, onde é também Fundadora e Diretora Científica do centro de investigação NOVAFRICA. É a Diretora Académica do Mestrado em Economia. Cátia tem um doutoramento em Economia pela Universidade de Chicago. Tem interesses de investigação relacionados com a migração internacional e fluxos de remessas, inclusão financeira, empreendedorismo, adopção de tecnologia, educação e avaliação de políticas. Tem realizado trabalho incluindo experiências aleatórias e de laboratório no terreno em países como Cabo Verde, Gâmbia, Irlanda, Quénia, Portugal, Moçambique e São Tomé e Príncipe. Catia já ensinou anteriormente na Universidade de Chicago, Universidade de Oxford, Trinity College Dublin, e Universidade de Notre Dame. Actualmente é Bolseira de Investigação nos centros de investigação CReAM (Londres, Reino Unido), IZA (Bona, Alemanha) e JPAL Europe (Paris, França). Anteriormente, Cátia trabalhou no Fundo Monetário Internacional e na Universidade Católica Portuguesa, e foi consultora para o Banco Mundial e o Centro Internacional de Crescimento.

2014 - Agregação em Economia Internacional - Universidade Nova de Lisboa

2005 - Doutoramento em Economia - University of Chicago

1998 - Mestrado em Economia - Universiteit Katholieke Leuven

1997 - Licenciatura em Economia - Universidade Católica Portuguesa

Development economics; policy evaluation; migration; financial inclusion; education

  • Batista, Cátia, Fafchamps, Marcel, Vicente, Pedro C (2022). Keep it simple: A field experiment on information sharing among strangers. World Bank Economic Review, 36 (4), 857–888.
  • Batista, Cátia, Vicente, Pedro C. (2020). Adopting mobile money: evidence from an experiment in rural Africa. AEA Papers and Proceedings, 110, 594-598.
  • Batista, Cátia, Vicente, Pedro C. (2020). Improving access to savings through mobile money: experimental evidence from African smallholder farmers. World Development, 129.
  • Batista, Catia, Seither, Julia, Vicente, Pedro C. (2019). Do migrant social networks shape political attitudes and behavior at home?. World Development, 117, 328-343.
  • Batista, Catia, Narciso, Gaia (2018). Migrant remittances and information flows: Evidence from a field experiment. World Bank Economic Review, 32 (1), 203-219.
  • Batista, Catia, Mcindoe-Calder, Tara, Vicente, Pedro C. (2017). Return migration, self-selection and entrepreneurship. Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, 79 (5), 797-821.
  • Batista, Catia, Umblijs, Janis (2016). Do migrants send remittances as a way of self-insurance?. Oxford Economic Papers, 68 (1), 108-130.
  • Batista, Catia, Silverman, Dan, Yang, Dean (2015). Directed giving: Evidence from an inter-household transfer experiment. Journal Of Economic Behavior & Organization, 118 (SI), 2-21.
  • Batista, Cátia, Potin, Jacques (2015). International specialization and the return to capital. The B.E. Journal of Macroeconomics, 15 (2), 467-508.
  • Batista, Catia, Umblijs, Janis (2014). Migration, risk attitudes, and entrepreneurship: evidence from a representative immigrant survey. IZA Journal of Migration, 3 (1).
  • Batista, Catia, Potin, Jacques (2014). Stages of diversification in a neoclassical world. Economics Letters, 122 (2), 276-284.
  • Batista, Catia, Lacuesta, Aitor, Vicente, Pedro C. (2012). Testing the 'brain gain' hypothesis: Micro evidence from Cape Verde. Journal of Development Economics, 97 (1), 32-45.
  • Batista, Catia, Vicente, Pedro C. (2011). Do migrants improve governance at home? Evidence from a voting experiment. World Bank Economic Review, 25 (1), 77-104.
  • Batista, Cátia, Lacuesta, Aitor, Vicente, Pedro C. (2008). Consideraciones empíricas de la Fuga de Cerebros. Moneda y crédito, 226, 33-98.
  • Batista, Cátia, Seither, Julia, Vicente, Pedro C. (2020). International migration and social network spillovers of political norms. Economic Globalization and Governance. : Essays in Honor of Jorge Braga de Macedo. Brites Pereira, Luís, Mata, Maria Eugénia, Rocha de Sousa, Miguel (Eds.), Springer International Publishing, 227-240.
  • Batista, Cátia, Seither, Julia, Vicente, Pedro C. (2018). Migration internationale et transfert de normes politiques: Exemples du CapVert et du Mozambique. 1re édition ed. Les migrants, acteurs des changements politiques en Afrique?. Chauvet, Lisa, Gubert, Flore, Jaulin, Thibault, Mesplé-Somps, Sandrine (Eds.), De Boeck Supérieur.
  • Batista, Cátia, Narciso, Gaia, Newman, Carol (2013). Remittance flows to developing countries: trends, importance and impact. Enacting Globalization. : Multidisciplinary Perspectives on International Integration. Brennan, Louis (Eds.), Palgrave Macmillan, 230-239.
  • Bah, Tijan L., Batista, Catia (jan 2020), 40 p., (Working Paper of the Helen Kellogg Institute for International Studies), Why do people migrate irregularly? Evidence from a lab-in-the-field experiment in West Africa.
  • Batista, Cátia, Seither, Julia (ago 2019), 28 p., (NovaAfrica working paper series, n. 1906), Aspirations, expectations, identities: Behavioral constraints of micro-entrepreneurs.
  • Bah, Tijan L., Batista, Cátia (nov 2018), (Nova Africa Working Paper Series, n. 1803), Understanding willingness to migrate illegally: Evidence from a lab in the field experiment.
  • Batista, Cátia, Vicente, Pedro C. (dez 2018), (NovaAfrica working paper series, n. 1803), Is mobile money changing rural Africa? Evidence from a field experiment.
  • Batista, Cátia, Fafchamps, Marcel, Vicente, Pedro C. (jun 2018), 55 p., (Nova Africa Working Paper Series, n. 1801), Keep it simple: A field experiment on information sharing in social networks.
  • Batista, Cátia, Vicente, Pedro C. (ago 2017), 46 p., (Nova Africa Working Paper Series, n. 1705), Improving access to savings through mobile money: Experimental evidence from smallholder farmers in Mozambique.
  • Batista, Cátia, Seither, Julia, Vicente, Pedro C. (mar 2017), 36 p., (Nova Africa Working Paper Series, n. 1701), Migration, political institutions, and social networks.
  • Batista, Cátia, Costa, Ana Isabel (abr 2016), 29 p., (Nova Africa Working Paper Series, n. 1601), Assessing the role of social networks on migrant labor market outcomes: Evidence from a representative immigrant survey.
  • Batista, Cátia, Cestari, Francesco (dez 2016), 32 p., (Nova Africa Working Paper Series, n. 1602), Migrant intentions to return: The role of migrant social networks.
  • Batista, Cátia, Mcindoe-Calder, Tara, Vicente, Pedro C. (dez 2016), 42 p., (Nova Africa Working Paper Series, n. 1401), Return migration, self-selection and entrepreneurship in Mozambique.
  • Batista, Cátia, Fafchamps, Marcel, Vicente, Pedro C. (jun 2016), 23 p., (International Growth Centre, n. I-36110-MOZ-1), The diffusion of mobile money: evidence from a lab experiment in the field.
  • Batista, Cátia, Umblijs, Janis (nov 2014), 37 p., (Nova Africa Working Paper Series, n. 1402), Do migrants send remittances as a way of self-insurance?.
  • Batista, Cátia, Silverman, Dan (set 2013), 57 p., (Nova Africa Working Paper Series, n. 1302), Directed giving: Evidence from an inter-household transfer experiment.
  • Batista, Cátia, Vicente, Pedro C. (set 2013), 44 p., (Nova Africa Working Paper Series, n. 1301), Introducing mobile money in rural Mozambique: Evidence from a field experiment.
  • Batista, Cátia, Narciso, Gaia (dez 2013), 47 p., (Nova Africa Working Paper Series, n. 1306), Migrant remittances and information flows: Evidence from a field experiment.
  • Batista, Cátia, Vicente, Pedro C. (mar 2012), 31 p., (International Growth Centre, n. S-36012-MOZ-1), A randomized impact evaluation of the introduction of mobile banking in Mozambique.
  • Batista, Cátia, Zalduendo, Juan (out 2004), 31 p., (IMF, n. 04/203), Can the IMF's medium-term growth projections be improved?.